All posts tagged: What Makes A Good Headline

What Makes A Good Headline?

It’s no secret that headlines are a major factor in influencing positive traffic and blog success in the long run. What remains a secret to some writers/bloggers out there however, is what makes a good headline–one that is catchy and will attract positive traffic. Here are a few characters that I believe EVERY good headline must have: 1. It must be a satisfactory summary of your blog post. This is easy. Ask yourself, does my headline contain the full package of my post in a compressed manner? The easiest way to answer this question, is by asking yourself a second question and giving an honest answer: if you came across your proposed headline on your reader and you clicked on it, would the content of your post fully satisfy your expectation of what the headline promised? It’s a simple ‘yes’ or ‘no’. If your answer is ‘no’, then your headline needs some more attention. It is usually one of two problems: the headline is either underweight or overweight. Neither is healthy for your post or …