With over 2 million blog posts published each day, it’s becoming increasingly difficult to actually get people to read your content. Do you know what the attention span of a goldfish is? 9 seconds. And if you think that’s short, take a guess what your attention span is.
A whopping 8 seconds. That’s right… humans’ attention span is shorter than goldfish’s.
Out of every 8 people that read your headline, only 2 continue to read the rest of your blog post. Why? It is because your craft blog’s post title doesn’t pique too much interest to your target customers.
But don’t worry, there are 5 tips that can help you craft a perfect blog post title:
- Make it short and sweet
- Use interesting adjectives
- Use negative wording
- Use numbers
- Personalize it
Check this infographic below to find out how you can apply them to your blog post title:
When writing headlines, check out this free tool by Portent as it should make your life a bit easier.
That’s all folks, I hope this post has given you a few ideas on how to make your blog post titles more effective, or at least inspired you to read up more on the subject. In your blogging experience, what have you found most effective when it comes to blog post titles? Please share your tips in the comments.