By Sylvia Marino

8 Tips for Writing the Perfect Headline


Here are eight tips to help write a headline worthy of a click:

  1. Use numbers: People love numbers!
  2. Show value: How will your reader benefit? Tell them!
  3. Use strong verbs: Engage the senses and visualize for the reader with strong verbs
  4. Mention the reader: Use “you” and “your” to apply the article personally
  5. Pose a question: Generate interest by teasing the reader to click for the answer
  6. Test headlines with tools: Try tools like Headline Analyzer to test
  7. Draft multiple headlines: try variations as you are writing the article
  8. Be accurate: the headline needs to reflect the content within; no one likes a bait and switch

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By Sylvia Marino
PublishThis Content Marketing Specialist - Here to bring you the best news from around the web pertaining to Social Media, Content Marketing, and Publishing Technologies. Over 25 years experience in online publishing including online communities, social media, editorial workflows, and content strategies.