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....Actually there was no mistake, I'm completely making stuff up just so you will click on the link and be taken to my webpage that I want you to see. It's not spam though, it’s still relevant to you as it's clearly about ecommerce. Clickbait works. Humans cannot help being curious, so you should be tickling your readers' curiosity to engage with your audience and give them an irresistible headline to draw them in and to visit your website.
It’s for the search engines and for engagement. You need a great headline containing keywords that the search engines can pick up, but you don’t want it to appear so robotic and dull no one wants to click on it and read it. This is where you can get a bit more creative and produce a gritty and intriguing headline that will grab the attention of everyone!
You need effective titles for your content as you are constantly competing for the top spot in search engines alongside other posts. A great title that gets people interested and wanting to learn more will get you more clicks and visitors to your site.
Ideally, your title should be relevant to your subject. Try and give enough away, but not too much - you want your reader to click and find out more. Don’t be too over the top with your content as this will have the opposite effect and your reader will not be convinced that the content is going to be relevant to them as the headline is so extreme. Your brand may be deemed spammy if you are not offering relevant content, and you will lose the confidence of your reader.
Use some keywords that are relevant to your business or product
Think about trending topics and how you can link your subject to them, for search engine popularity and relevance.
Use a teaser in your headline to encourage further reading of your article. E.g check out the final tip for the ultimate game-changer (this will encourage reading to the final tip!).
Try being controversial. People love reading a bit of controversy but make sure it won’t negatively impact your business or brand.
You’ll get more sale if you do this
This is why you’re losing money
You need to start doing (this) instead of (this)
Get instant results by doing this
The biggest trends of 2022 and you won’t believe #14!
If you base your headlines on the simple principles of making it ‘unbelievable’, ‘shocking’ or ‘amusing’, then you are on the right track. You can use power words like ‘never’ or ‘always’ in your headlines to grab immediate attention.
Use list-based content for ease of reading and quick consumption of information.
Include pop-culture references for engagement and revelance
Use an element of excitement or shock to draw in a reader
reveal some kind of a secret to make your content irresistible
Use personal stories to intrigue
Start a debate or talk about something controversial
If you do it right you can merge a headline with important (but boring) keywords and create an enticing clickbait one that will get you engagements and boost your search rankings.
If you are using Sellr to create your content, you can keep track of how your posts are performing, giving you all the feedback you need to create even more engaging posts, which your readers will want to read.
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