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28 Jun 09 Couple of More Crowd-Pulling Headlines

Written by: bikram

Initially, when I started writing about crowd-pulling headlines, I thought there cannot be more than handful of strategies (formulas) for writing headlines that can build genuine interest in the article. But the more I wrote, the more unconvincing this line of reasoning became, and I ended up writing four posts (including this) on the topic. It goes without saying that I am going to share some more crowd-pulling headlines writing strategies in this post.

Learn… in30 minutes

A headline like this will give the reader a definite time frame in which he or she can acquire the skill or knowledge talked about in the article in question.


  1. Learn to Disinfect Your PC in 30 Minutes.
  2. Learn Piano in 30-Minute a Day.
  3. Learn HTML in 10 Days.
  4. Learn Photoshop in 30 Days. (Photoshop in 30 Days).
  5. CSS in 10 Easy Steps.

Tried and tested headlines

A “tried and tested” headline infuses credibility in the article. A headline like this suggests that the article following the headline will provide the solution which has been tried by many people and they got benefitted from it. This is a type of testimonial headlines. (Read more on Testimonial Headline)


  1. Tried and Tested Formula for MLM Success.
  2. Tried and Tested Method to Make Your Abs Flat.

50 best…tips

“50 best…tips, or 10…tips” or any similar headline gives a definitive idea about the length and nature of the article following such headlines. The article following this kind of headline should be written in a list-format. You can also use subheadings (Tip 1, or X tip 1) to write the article.


  1. 50 Best SEO Tips.
  2. 10 Media Marketing Tips for Success.
  3. 10 CSS Tips.
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