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Have you ever been excited to write about something only to find you can’t get out of the starting gates because finding a headline is holding you back? I’ve been there many times, and by the time I got a headline I’ve exhausted all of my energy and…
Lost the Motivation
to Write !
Instead of letting that happen, use this cheat sheet to quickly craft headlines for almost any type of post. While these headlines might sound like they are straight out of a woman’s magazine, there’s a reason, and it’s because…
They Work !
1. 7 Things You Never Knew About _______
This headline is fun and intriguing, offering your readers a chance to learn something they didn’t know while also giving you a chance to offer a unique perspective on a topic. This headline works on everything from dating, to…
a Business !
2. 7 Reasons Why Your ______ Doesn’t Work
I could list dozens of examples here, but you could easily use this to write about everything from a bio page to blog design. Pick a topic, any topic, and explain why people are doing it wrong.
This One is Almost
Too Easy !
3. 7 Lies Your ______ Told You
Mother, father, girlfriend, boyfriend, husband, wife, friend, mentor, peers… you get the idea. Explain how people have been mislead and then show them how to do it right. Again, this works in almost every niche and…
On Any Topic !
4. 7 Honest Truths About _____
This works as an opposite to number 3 and gives you a chance to get to the heart of the matter on any topic. You could write truths about blogging, business, marketing, entrepreneurship, or anything else…
On Your Mind !
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5. 7 Little Known Ways to _____
This is a great way to share tips on things like improving traffic, or in another niche, improving their skill. Again, this type of post builds intrigue and is perfect for getting people to click through from social networks or a home page so that they actually…
Read the Post !
6. 7 Quick Ways to _____
Who doesn’t love quick tips? The good thing about this headline is it signals your content might be quick, and why shouldn’t it be, a quick tip, by its very nature, should be quick! This gives you a way to crank out a quick, but…
Insightful Post !
7. 7 Can’t-Fail Ways to _____
How many things would you try if you knew you couldn’t fail? Exactly… the same goes for your audience. Show them how to succeed and they’ll forever be in your debt. This headline also works great in sales copy and in getting people to sign up for things like…
Email Lists !
So there you have it, 7 of the most powerful headlines known to man. With these headlines alone, you could pen hundreds, if not thousands of posts. So what are you waiting for?
Go Get Started !
Which are your favorite? Share in the comments below.
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