Being aware that you need a good headline is one thing, writing a good one is another. I spend almost as much time trying to get a good headline as I do writing some articles.

Your advice is great. I will start thinking in that direction: “streamlining your idea, compressing it, fitting the entire arc of your message into a small handful of words…


p.s. I ran 24 titles through the Headline Analyzer after this story and the final version was far better than the original.

William “Bill” Myers, Analyzes all, Programmer, retired. If you learn anything new, find enjoyment, have a new thought, then I’m successful. Photo: 1st article

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