Headlines are your first, and sometimes ONLY, opportunity to grab someone’s attention and get them to convert from a passive browser into an active reader. That’s why writing compelling headlines is a critical skill every entrepreneur should have.

On average 8 out of 10 people will read your headline, but only 2 out of 10 people will read the text connected to that headline. I know, it sounds like the odds are stacked against you, but you can actually beat the odds by learning about copywriting and how to write headlines that convert!

Know your audience and what they want to learn

Always have your ideal audience in mind when you’re coming up with content ideas. Before even writing a word, make sure your ideal clients want to know whatever you’re planning on writing as well as what their pain points are surrounding that topic.

When you know your ideal audience’s pain points, it’s a lot easier to make headlines (as well as posts) more persuasive. You’ll know exactly what desire to target in your headline to make people want to click on your post and read the whole thing.

Be clear and concise

You only have a few seconds to grab your potential reader’s attention, so you shouldn’t waste time writing long headlines that people will get bored of halfway through reading them. That means sometimes you also have to completely disregard SEO because your keywords will make the headline long and boring.

But sometimes it’s impossible to make a headline shorter, so don’t beat yourself up for using “too many” words. Just make sure you’re shortening up your headlines as much as possible and use short words to get your point across.

Use numbers

Numbers are always a good way of getting people interested in what you want to say PLUS they’re a great way of validating your claims. Let’s take a look at some examples:
Websites for Making Money from Home -> You can earn $500 working from home with these 3 websites
SEO hacks to increase page views –> Use These SEO Hacks to 12x Your page views
How I made a lot of money in just two days –> How I made $1000 in ONE weekend

social media

I don’t believe in spending hours every day engaging with your ideal clients, sliding into their DMs, and hoping they convert. Creating quality content that attracts your audience and clients with ease is more my jam.