5 Ways to Write Alluring Headlines

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Why Write Alluring Headlines?

When crafting content to attract more traffic, it is quite important to be certain that people are interested in the subject. Their interest starts when you write alluring headlines that make people interested enough to click on them.

So what makes them interested? Many pieces of a headline can make the reader inwardly ask a question when they see the wording and phrases used.


1 – Try to Use Numbers When You Write Alluring Headlines

Using a number involves a certain amount of information that will be given to the reader and it makes them inquisitive. Contrast these two headlines:

“How to Build Your List” 

             or

“7 Free or Low-Cost List Building Strategies.”

Which one would you be more inclined to click, if you were interested in building your list?

2 – Using the Right Keywords

It’s very important that you know what words your audience use when they speak or think about their requirements, trouble points, and results. This is because understanding the correct phrases and ideas will help you find the words, phrases, and emotions that will compel them to take action.

3 – Compel Readers Thinking and Questions

Using the correct words can test your audience’s view of something, just by reading the title. It can make them ponder, “How can this be?” or “Did I miss something?” This can work well if you create a title that recognizes their problem and mentions a solution using an unanticipated word or phrase.

4 – Mention Some Benefits

Many people sometimes care more about their results rather than how complicated the features are. A good idea to develop a clickable headline is to concentrate on the benefits or the final result that the solution gives. For example, “Save $50 Per Week Using These 3 Tools.”

5 – Give Realistic Hopes or Promises

Another ploy you can utilize to write alluring headlines is to give real hope and solutions. “How a Divorced and Single  Mother Leaves Her Waitressing Job and Makes Six Figures with a  Home Business” is a great headline that gives readers hope and inspiration for altering their current situation.

The headline assures to tell you how to make a six-figure income from home, using the single divorced mother as their case study and example. But, the hope must be realistically attainable for the majority of people. Dodge the unbelievable, the sensational, the exaggerations, or spam like headlines by all means. If your explanation does not really accomplish what it says, you are misguiding your readers.


Making the effort to write alluring headlines for your subject audience will ensure that you reach out and connect with them in a more profound way by their needs, thoughts, and emotions. Once they feel bonded with you and desire the benefits given, they will be compelled to subscribe to your opt-in offer or other items you may have for them.

Search the internet for tools, many free of charge, to help you write alluring headlines. Here is a good one.

I hope that you find this content of use. Of course, this is just scratching the surface. In one of the links above you have access to a report, I wrote that goes into more detail on how to write alluring headlines.


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Mike Gaudreau is the owner of The Wealthy Boomers, a site devoted to helping seniors make money online. Mike resides in Montreal Canada.


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