How to Write an Eye-Catching Blog Post Titles

You have written this amazing blog post, however, the traffic seems to be trickling in, your blog post's title may very well have something to do with it. In this post, I share how to create an eye-catching blog post as well as some useful tips for creating your titles.

Types of Blog Post Titles

1. Consensus Posts

Consensus posts are based around polls and statistics. These polls often explain a collective thought, opinion, or trend. These types of titles are great when trying to persuade your audience using facts and references.

2. Frequently Asked Question | FAQ

Frequently asked questions are good for common questions. Many blogs have pages dedicated to answering popular questions from their audience. FAQ's can also be used when going into detail about a product or service you are providing/promoting.

3. How-To

In a "How To" Post, you are teaching your audience a new skill. You are introducing them to a new concept and providing them with a tutorial on how to successfully complete a task. 

4. Inspirational

These posts are great for the moral of your blog. Regardless of your niche. It is good to go in every now and again and post something inspirational about your niche. This will keep your audience coming back and it will keep them interested in your content because it shows you are relatable.

5. Lessons Learned

Do you have a life lesson you would like to share? Share it. Go ahead, share what you have learned with your audience. What have you learned? What have you regretted? Do you have a hack?

6. Listicles

Sometimes, you do not need a lengthy post to get your point across, sometimes, a list is more than enough. Often, "The Top 6" coupled with a summary or short explanation speaks volumes.

7. Novelty

This is the diamond in the ruff blog post. This post offers a unique perspective within the niche. This is where you can shine and show your personality within your niche.

8. Problem and Solution

In every niche, there is a problem or a concern. Well, it's time for you to offer up a solution if you have one. If you know an efficient reinvention of a process share it. Fix the broken aspects within your niche and share it with your audience.

9. Questions

Everyone has a question. What are questions that the members of your audience are asking that you can create? What is an answer that you can offer them?

10. Resources | Freebies

There is nothing better than getting valuable information, to add icing on the cake, make that information free. By offering resources and freebies to your audience you are creating more value in your content and building your authority as an expert in your field.

11. Round-up Posts

Similar to lists, roundups allow you to make a master list so to speak. Roundup Posts can also have a positive impact on SEO. You can make your round-up list about yourself or others within your niche. They are a great way to share a handful of valuable information in a single blog post.

12. Scarcity Posts

These posts encourage immediate action. These types of post promote your audience to take immediate action.

13. Ultimate Guide

Sometimes, your audience may need a little guidance, they may need to be walked through a process. So, create an ultimate guide and be detailed in how to accomplish a task or how to perform a process.

14. Uplifting Posts

It is one thing to offer inspiration. It is another to inspire and motivate. When you create an uplifting post, you are not only inspiring but encouraging your audience to grow as an individual and become an action taker.

15. What | How | Why

What, How, and Why posts offer tutorials and explanations to your audience. With these types of posts, you can explain topics and show how them how to go about learning a new skill or technique.

Tips to Better Your Blog Titles

1. Be Catchy

Your audience will be more inclined to remember the title of your blog is it is catchy and clever. Catchy titles catch the eye of your audience members and it encourages them to read your content.

2. Create a Sense of Urgency

Your audience is already looking for your content why not add urgency to the search as well? Creating a sense of urgency will encourage your audience to consume your content quicker. 

3. Pitch Something Controversial

There are many controversial and each niche has at least one. Which service is better and why which product is better and why etc. Jump on the bandwagon! Share your opinion and see what they have to say. 

4. Solve a Problem for Your Readers

Readers turn often turn to blogs when they have a question regarding their niche of interest. Some even visit forums. 

5. Use Adjectives

Use adjectives to draw in your readings. Make your work exciting and clickable by adding inticing verbiage to your blog posts. 

6. Use Extreme Emotions

Pull at the heartstrings of your audience. Speak to them on a deeper level. Tell them when they are failing, tell them what acts will make or break their success in the niche. 

7. Use Keywords

Keywords make your content discoverable. When you incorporate relevant keywords to your titles it makes your posts more discoverable to your audience.

70 Types of Blog Posts 

  • Awareness/Calls to Action/Cause Posts 
  • Beginner’s Guides 
  • Behind-the-Scenes Posts 
  • Best of/Top _____ 
  • Case Studies/Statistics 
  • Challenges 
  • Cheat Sheet 
  • Checklists 
  • Comparison 
  • Compilations/Resource Sharing 
  • Contests/Sweepstakes 
  • Controversial 
  • Current Events/Hot Topics 
  • Current News And Events 
  • Customer Showcase 
  • Definition Post 
  • EBook 
  • Educational/Informative Posts 
  • Entertainment 
  • Events/Announcements/Updates 
  • Expert Roundtables/Roundups/Panels 
  • FAQs 
  • Favorites 
  • Giveaways/Drawings 
  • Guest Posts 
  • How-To: Tutorials 
  • Humorous/Parody/Sarcastic Posts 
  • Image Collections or Image Collages 
  • In-depth answers to reader questions 
  • Infographics 
  • Inspirational/Motivational 
  • Interviews 
  • Life Lessons/Parables/Sermons 
  • Lists 
  • Manifestos/Rants 
  • Meet The Team 
  • Memes 
  • Comics/Cartoons 
  • Parody Post 
  • Personal Quizzes 
  • Personal Stories/Anecdotes 
  • Photos 
  • Portfolio/Share Client Work 
  • Predictions 
  • Problem Solving 
  • Problem-Solution 
  • Product Use Tips 
  • Profile / Biography 
  • Profile Posts 
  • Progress Posts 
  • Projects/Goals 
  • Q&A, Office Hours 
  • Questions 
  • Quotes 
  • Reader Feedback Posts 
  • Report 
  • Research 
  • Resources You’ve Created 
  • Revamped Posts/Follow-up 
  • Review Blog 
  • Roundups 
  • Seminars/Webinars 
  • Stories 
  • Testimonials/Client Achievement Videos 
  • Timeline 
  • Tutorials 
  • Useful Link List 
  • Video 
  • What-If 
  • Your Response to Other Posts/Videos/Content on the Web 

33 Blog Post Title Ideas

  • (#) __ Every __ Should Own 
  • (#) __ Trends for (Year) 
  • (#) Mistakes I made as a __ 
  • (#) Mistakes you are making as a beginning __ 
  • (#) Secrets Experts Use to __ 
  • (#) Things __ do before 6 am 
  • (#) Ways to Skyrocket your __ 
  • (#) Ways you are killing your business 
  • __ Problems? This is how to fix it! 
  • A Complete Guide to __ 
  • A New Way to View __ 
  • Advanced Guide to __ 
  • Amazing __ Secrets 
  • An Expert Interview about __ 
  • Beginners Guide to __ 
  • DIY: __ 
  • Getting Smart With __ 
  • Getting Started With __ 
  • Here’s A Quick Way to __ 
  • Here’s A Quick Way To: __ 
  • How I finally __ in only (amount of time) 
  • How to __ 
  • How to __ In (#) Easy Steps 
  • How to Completely Change 
  • How to grow your __ Effortlessly 
  • Little Known Ways To __ 
  • Read This Before You Decided to __ 
  • Still __? Stop Do This Instead 
  • The One Thing Successful __ Have in common 
  • The Only __ You Will Ever Need To __ 
  • The Ultimate __ Cheat sheet __ 
  • Use this trick to __ 
  • What No One Tells You About __ 

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