Breaking Down a Successful Mylot Post the Title, part 2
February 8, 2016 10:10am CST
A successful mylot post, or discussion, has many parts, including the Title. A title can be ambiguous, catchy, boring, plain, exciting, racy, and all kinds of things. A good title can catch readers attentions, encourage them to stop a little longer, maybe even long enough to read the whole piece and start commenting, or help usher them on along. Let me show you some examples of what I mean. (and I told you Abby, I was using yours as examples, lol!). The following are ALL titles of past posts by one Abby Greenhill on mylot. She has a talent for catchy titles. 1. Inches matter 2. I'm half-baked and my husband is getting sauced 3. I love black lace, what about you? We all have a limited window to catch a reader's attention before they move on to the next possible discussion. The title is like a headline on the front of a magazine at the check out counter. The better one's stand up and say, "No! Stop and Read Me!" Do your titles catch attention, or do they (like many of mine, as I am still learning to write better ones) stand up and draw in the crowds? To see the previous installment in this series, the link is provided below.
Does your Mylot post stand out? Does it draw in followers and encourage participation? Fear not, if it doesn’t, it certainly could. I realized as I wrote the...
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