When you title your post it's important to remember that just because it appears in a search result doesn't mean people are going to instantly click on it.

You have a short amount of real estate to get your target audience's attention.

For this reason it's important to be able to get that attention using a dynamic title. Remember, your keyword needs to be in your title. So this means simply adding something short and sweet to get the attention you want.

“How Can I Get More Traffic to My Blog?” isn’t nearly as eye catching as adding “You’re Blogging Wrong!” to the beginning of it.

A dynamic title can be the difference between someone passing right over your blog and someone finding your precious words on their screen.

Think of something relevant without going over the top.

“Hey idiot, you’re blogging wrong!” would grab attention, but probably not the kind you want.



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TracyD1 Premium
Thanks for the great info, I was thinking my post were to short, I'm glad I read this information, thanks again.
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ericcantu Premium Plus
It's good to be over 300 words for sure. The 500-800 range is probably comfortable for most. And sometimes there are posts where you're not even trying to be wordy but you finish and it's in the 1500 range.

As long as you have quality content, that's the key really. I'm glad you enjoyed the tutorial. Thank you so much!
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MelaniLukito Premium
So we don't need to write 1500 words?
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ericcantu Premium Plus
If you're writing a post and really writing from the heart and doing your best to not only tell a story but *show* the reader how to do something, and you finish up and it's say 700 words, there's no need to go in and try and stretch that content out with filler to get it to 1500.

You have to write naturally, with relevant, quality content.

It's a good idea to not be TOO brief though. An article under 300 words probably could use some more thinking out.

But you don't want to just add words to reach a word count. That's for sure.
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MelaniLukito Premium
Thank you.
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ThomasPye Premium
Thank you for this, I have saved it for reference.
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ericcantu Premium Plus
Thanks man. If you see anyone looking for some answers or pointers for traffic or anyone just starting out and questioning if they can do this, feel free to share this with them.

I appreciate it.
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MelaniLukito Premium
Thank you very much. You deliver the points clearly.
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ericcantu Premium Plus
Thank you, Melani! You're too kind. I do appreciate it!
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MKearns Premium
Traffic is the mainspring of site purpose!
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ericcantu Premium Plus
Amen to that. It's the secret sauce! :)
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