Do You Struggle to Write Great Headlines?

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Do You Struggle to Write Great Headlines? 

Help is at hand with this great 'cheat sheet' from Jon Morrow at Copyblogger.

I am one of those people that struggles to come up with a great headline.  I found this '52 Headline Hacks' very useful and I refer to it quite often.  I wanted to share it with you as I am sure you will find it useful as well.

This is what Jon has to say – 

After years of writing viral posts at Copyblogger, I took everything I learned and condensed it into this “Cheat Sheet” for writing popular posts. No, it’s not a replacement for mastering the craft, but if you’re a beginner, and you want a quick boost to your blog traffic, then this is absolutely where you should start.

He talks about 6 different types of headlines. I won't give them all away here but List Headlines and Zen Headlines are two of them.

Free Headline Hacks Report

Grab Your Copy Now!!

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What tips or tricks do you use to come up with your headlines? Please leave your comments below!


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15 responses to “Do You Struggle to Write Great Headlines?”

  1. Hi Stacey– I was excited by the title of your post, then found I couldn’t get the content until I hit the link, provided my email address, waited for a confirmation email, confirmed, then downloaded an article. I look forward to seeing the content on this very important topic! I would like my headlines to be better, for sure!

    1. Kebba – sorry you had to wait the 5 minutes it took you to do all of those things. It will be worth it for sure. That document has been of great use to me.

  2. Stacey, thank you! Even after working for years as a journalist and then as a copywriter, headlines are my weak spot. I’m downloading now!

    1. Thanks Melissa! I am sure you will find it useful – and it is a small comfort to know that the pros struggle with it as well!

  3. Fantastic resource – Thanks Stacey. Skimmed through and will read later. :

  4. Hi Stacey! Ok, I signed up for it.. I do believe I have a lot of great information but my headlines suck so they aren’t getting read. Sure hope this helps!

  5. Thanks for the link to the cheat sheet – I am sure it will come in handy during the UBC.

    1. I am sure that it will!!

  6. Great timing to get this cheat sheet! Thanks!

  7. Sad to admit, this ebook is among many freebies I’ve downloaded and never looked at! I think my headlines are pretty good. I go for SEO first and “shareability” second. Google is my best friend! ๐Ÿ™‚

  8. As with most everyone, headlines are my weakest spot, too. Somehow I missed seeing this resource on copyblogger.com so I’m excited to get it downloaded and look through it. Thanks for including such a useful resource in your post.

  9. thanks for this great resource Tracey. have downloaded it and will no doubt be referring to it often

  10. Thanks Stacey. My copy is on the way. I appreciate it & I trust your info. ๐Ÿ™‚

  11. This is great! Since the challenge, it seems that headlines are popping in my head before some of the blog stories. But I must admit…I’m taking the weekend off from the challenge….I think.

    1. That is really great that you are having so many ideas!

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