Having a successful blog involves a lot of time, perhaps a few dollars, and a great deal of knowledge in the ins-and-outs of blogging. But what is the most important thing a blogger can do to simplify his or her life?
Have an eye-catching title that lures readers in.
That's right! You can have the most creative, fun, and entertaining post around, but if you don't immediately capture your audience's attention within 2 seconds of their scanning time, you may lose about half of your potential visitors.
Ok, so how do you create these eye-catching titles? Well, let's start with some brainstorming. There are 3 simple ways to have compelling headlines. I call it the 3 S's - short, sweet, and specific.
1. Most search engines love titles that have less than 60 characters.
2. Make it count.
3. Think about your target audience. How can you draw interest to them?
Now that you understand the gist of what you have to have for a fantastic title, you might want to be creative and use some techniques that probloggers use to attract their audience.