Date: 2018-04-08 20:52
A while ago I visited a blog with this headline: “You’ll Be Missed.” I had no idea what it was about. Did the owner lose a family member? Did her dog pass away? Did something else terrible happen? I felt bad for her, but I had no idea what was going on.
We looked into the secrets behind what makes some newspaper and magazine headlines more enticing than others and found three surprising strategies that will help you write dating profile headlines that get major clicks.
If you’re still completely at a loss for what to say, borrow some famous words. Got any quotes, song lyrics, or movie lines you love? No harm in letting someone else’s words string together your thoughts.
Make her click over to your profile in hopes of knowing more. If you want to seem intriguing or mysterious, try to create a sense of adventure and international hijinks around yourself. What about …
Try a headline that suggests action, innovation, freedom, originality, and/or movement. Action words like “run,” “throw,” and “break free,” can go a long way in making you seem like a guy on the move.
The former invites a woman to send you a message while the latter jokingly invites a woman to drop you a line if she is all of the above.
This post ended up doing well on the KISSmetrics blog. It’s titled “Are You Losing Sales by Giving Customers Too Many Choices?” So why was it so successful?
Live What You Love
When You Come to a Fork In the Road, Take It
If Not Us, Who? If Not Now, When?
Do One Thing Every Day That Scares You
Scientists from Barts, the London School of Medicine, and The University of North Texas say you should look at the online dating profiles and headlines of people you are interested in and mirror some of those same things.
Now that we’ve written some practice headlines of our own, let’s look at a sampling of headlines around the internet to see what we can learn.