Five Mistakes to Avoid when Writing a Headline

Things to keep in mind when writing the title of your blog post, especially if you want people to read it:

The Art of Blogging

 Writing a great headline means extending an enticing invitation to a potential reader. It’s not the whole story, nor is it an attempt to convince anyone to do anything other than to keep reading.

That being said, it seems the web is littered with poorly-crafted headlines. While many contain one or more necessary elements, other factors are often left out of the headline, diminishing the overall power of your articles.

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Author: Cynthia "Cyndi" Hilston

Cynthia Hilston is a thirty-something-year-old stay at home mom of three young kids, happily married. Writing has always been like another child to her. After twenty years of waltzing in the world of fan fiction, she finally stepped away to do her debut dance with original works of fiction. In her spare time – what spare time? – she devours books, watches Doctor Who and Game of Thrones, pets her orange kitty, looks at the stars, and dreams of what other stories she wishes to tell.  

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