Enough of those drab headlines. This is how to write a power headline

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Writing is awesome but the feeling you have when you get the perfect headline is nothing short of fulfilling.

Proper headlines serve as the cherry on top of the delicious article you have written but not every writer has the rare privilege of experiencing this. Some writers have probably never written any headline worthy of note.

This is about to change. All you have to do is follow our tips to a T. No matter how beautiful your article is, your headline will determine who reads it and who does not.

Here are a few tips on how you can write the power headline that grabs your readers attention and ensures multiple clicks (if you are writing online);

Your headline should contain a sense of urgency

Your headline should never be laid back. Your readers should desire to read your article ‘now’, not later. One thing that can make them do that is your headline.

Use numbers, facts in your headlines

Numbers and facts serve as irrefutable proof to your readers that you know what you are talking about. Several research studies have shown that headlines with numbers tend to generate 73% more social shares and engagement.

Make an audacious promise

What is your article supposed to fulfill? Tell your readers what they stand to gain by reading the article. If your article is about how to clear dark spots on the skin, tell your readers. Make sure your article can fulfill this promise, though. It will be too bad to make a promise your article cannot fulfill.

Look at this example;

‘Get 30% increase in customers with these tips’

Readers who have been looking for more customers will have more reason to read your work.

Use interesting adjectives

They help to add life to your headlines.

Here are some examples:

  • Effortless
  • Painstaking
  • Fun
  • Free
  • Incredible
  • Strange

You no longer have any excuse for writing boring headlines 🙂 

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