I really am intrigued by the following article – why we as humans (and consumers) are intrigued by negative headlines – but not only intrigued, but they cause us to stop, look and listen! When you are attempting a postcard headline, an email subject line or a Facebook status update or tweet, you only have a few seconds for your customer or prospect to take notice . . . so the logic is to go negative? Read full article here . . .
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Here’s a couple of additional posts that might improve your headline writing and keep you from being ignored!
Copyblogger, Brian Clark – How to Write Headlines That Work
David Meerman Scott – Do Not Read this Blog Post
Randy Vaughn, Duct Tape Marketing Consultant – Headlines: Try Some B-R-A-I-D-S When Marketing Your Message (just don’t do your hair like that horse – check out that pic!)