02 Sep How to increase CTR: 86 Bonkers Click Bait Buzz Words
When used correctly, the click bait buzz words displayed in the infographic below will NOT ruin your reputation. But instead give you a mighty opportunity to enhance it.
Particularly in terms of traffic to your website.
When used in the wrong way, people may think you are cheating the system in the industry which you operate.
Here’s an example…
I would never try to overcome a legislation. But when I saw that large company’s were trying to sneakily overcome the email restrictions, I wrote a post on it called How to sneakily overcome GDPR email restrictions. As soon as the post went live, I was receiving emails about my title. Now you could say that’s click bait working like a dream.
When used correctly, you could entice hundreds if not thousands more visitors to your page. Especially from Social Media and search engines
This is the norm..
Many people take this approach to writing an article and publishing it on their blog:
- Choose a topic
- write the article
- Pick a title that describes the article
- Add in a buzz word that might make people more curious about the content (some don’t even do this step)
Here’s the trick.
What about this? Let’s flip the approach on it’s head for a minute
- Pick a click bait buzz word from the infographic below
- Think of something in your industry that has happened where you could include that word
- Now write your article about that topic
Why Click Bait Buzz words are sooo Important
Social Media Click Bait
Starting with Social Media Marketing. It’s often said the number of users on social media is good for business. However the more businesses that use social, the more your posts get drowned out.
By adding words into your posts that generate curiosity, you are much more likely to get clicks to your website. What’s more, when you find one that works in terms of
Search Engine Click Bait
ONE of the 200 ranking factors, which Google uses to decide where your page will be listed is how often a user clicks through to your page (known as click through rate).
Say your blog post is listed on the first page of Google at rank number 8. but your site gets more clicks than those at rank number 6 and 7. Your website will jump up to rank 5 in an instance.
A higher ranking on page one undoubtedly means more traffic. Of course this depends on the relevancy and popularity of the search as to whether it means ma higher lead generation or increased sales, but it’s certainly a good start.
The Click Bait Buzz words Infographic