Catchy Title Tips and Template for Your Blog

Last Update: February 26, 2016

Here are some good tips for your titles, especially for your H1.

1. When creating a H1 title (your first title, hence the number 1) it needs to be catchy and grabbing, this is your golden ticket to increasing traffic, wider audience and higher ranking.

2. You need to create interest, emotion and curiosity in your titles to make your post irresistible.

3. Every theme's font and size is different, but mine on my BR site is 48px so going by this I won't use more than two lines. Some people use more, but I don't think that's good practice because it becomes difficult to read. The last thing you want is a full story in your titles, it's just not cool and can put people off reading your content.

4. If you want a huge title, try to refrain by adding the most important words for the first two lines - remember quality beats quantity. To express yourself further, you can create a small paragraph at the top of your article in bold - many sites do this and is very effective.

5. Shorter titles are more attractive - one to two lines.

6. It has been proven that negative numbers draws people's attention, not positive.

7. Avoid using the same word twice.

If you're ever stuck what to use, here is a catchy phrase title generator / template that I found on Google some months ago and often refer to myself.


I hope this helps


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Fareahu Premium
Ha! thank you Lady May. This is really helpful. Good day to you!
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Chrissies Premium
Thanks for sharing that, it is really helpful :)
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SamiWilliams Premium
Great share!
Sami
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roses15 Premium
Thank you for sharing this helpful tip!
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JulietAA Premium
Thank you Sharon, these tips are very helpful. I'm definitely book marking this.
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TGrisaft Premium
This is always a stumbling block so Thank You for sharing.
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KatieMac Premium
It is true having good headlines and a story to match makes good content, thank you for the advice
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caitoj Premium
This is very inspiring indeed. Great list!.
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Mike-Writes Premium
Excellent advice, Sharon. Thanks for sharing.
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Sui_generis Premium
Thanks for sharing this, Sharon. It's great especially the template! Sometimes it's hard to come up with something. ~Debbi
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Lady May Premium
I agree with Debbi :)
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DJ-Yogi Premium
The plugin Yoast wants you to place the keyword at the beginning of the headline. Is this better for SEO?
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Lady May Premium
This isn't so for the H1 title, you are talking about meta title. I hope that helps :)
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DJ-Yogi Premium
The H1 don't need any keyword?
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AlexEvans Premium
Some very good advice and the list of 74 will give some very good title material. Thank you for sharing Sharon.
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Lady May Premium
It's quite a good quite don't you think?
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2Al Premium
Sharon. these are good tips. Thank you for sharing.
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mijareze Premium
Thank you for sharing.
Ed
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Dmorrow Premium
That's a great little helper Sharon. Thanks.
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JudeP Premium
Thank you very much for sharing this :)
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Ruthchicago Premium
This is great...I have been struggling on a title for a blog I want to post today...
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Lady May Premium
Oh brilliant glad it helped you :)
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halinphilly Premium
Just in time, Sharon. I was looking for something like this, today!
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Lady May Premium
Good timing :)
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Maestrob Premium
Thanks Sharon!
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bsmith1222 Premium
Thanks as this has some great suggestions.
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NicoleJBN Premium
Hi Sharon,

I couldn't agree with you more. It sometimes can be a headache to come up with the right title for a new blog post. Having a list to the rescue is then like having finally the first cup of coffee/tea.

Thanks for sharing this list. Definitely a keeper. :)

Nicole
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Lady May Premium
Yes I agree things like that image can be most helpful :)
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AngelBcn Premium
Thanks for sharing Sharon.
I bookmarked it for my next posts :)
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