CAPTURING YOUR AUDIENCE WITH A GOOD HEADLINE        Lynette Lim
WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO HAVE A              GOOD HEADLINE?        - It is the first thing your readers see-   It determines...
WHAT MAKES A GOOD BLOG      HEADLINE?
WHAT MAKES A GOOD               HEADLINE?        -Snappy (Rhyme, alliteration)        - Provides answers I want- Makes me ...
TIPS FOR WRITING GOOD      HEADLINES
WRITE YOUR HEADLINE FIRST!                     GOLDEN RULE:Always write your headline first before tackling the body text-...
TIPS FOR A GOOD HEADLINE-   Keep it short and snappy-   Ask your reader a question that they wouldn’t normally ask but may...
TIPS FOR A GOOD HEADLINE-   Make your reader think about things from a different perspective-   Write something unbelievab...
THANK YOU!
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Youth.SG Campus Correspondent Session #1- By Lynette Lim

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Capturing your audience with a good headline

  1. 1. CAPTURING YOUR AUDIENCE WITH A GOOD HEADLINE Lynette Lim
  2. 2. WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO HAVE A GOOD HEADLINE? - It is the first thing your readers see- It determines if your reader will click on the link - It draws in the ‘out-of-curiosity’ eyeballs
  3. 3. WHAT MAKES A GOOD BLOG HEADLINE?
  4. 4. WHAT MAKES A GOOD HEADLINE? -Snappy (Rhyme, alliteration) - Provides answers I want- Makes me want to find out more about a topic - Makes me want to share it with my friends
  5. 5. TIPS FOR WRITING GOOD HEADLINES
  6. 6. WRITE YOUR HEADLINE FIRST! GOLDEN RULE:Always write your headline first before tackling the body text- Everyone that reads your text was first captured by your headline - Helps you to remain focused on the topic/question - Helps with the editing process - Keeps the blog post sharp
  7. 7. TIPS FOR A GOOD HEADLINE- Keep it short and snappy- Ask your reader a question that they wouldn’t normally ask but may be curious to know the answer- Answer a question that your reader may be asking- Teach your reader to do something
  8. 8. TIPS FOR A GOOD HEADLINE- Make your reader think about things from a different perspective- Write something unbelievable- Use numbers- Best and worst
  9. 9. THANK YOU!

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