How To Write A Link Bait Article

link bait title Most people think “How can I write a good link baiting headline?” That is a good and valid question which you should be asking yourself every time you write a headline.

Think about this though: Once the person has clicked on your link … now what? Of course if you linked them to a sales letter then it’s obvious. But if you’re like me and most of what you write is articles, reports and blog posts then your goal is to drive traffic. And the only way to drive traffic is to have very good link baity text and links.

Now, I have to attest that I am no headline expert and I almost failed high school English … twice. But I can sure as heck spot an awesome written article/post when I see one and analyse it.

So today we have a case study of Martha Giffen’s Blog post entitled: Welcome Back! (30 Day Blog Challenge). Now don’t worry, this isn’t going to be some boring math filled, study oriented thousand page thesis paper.

I’ll go over all the article pointing out the good parts (which you should follow), the bad (stuff you should avoid), and the GREAT (which you should do as well).

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Customer Service Means Customer Loyalty

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Do you know why companies spend thousands and millions on customer service each year? Let me tell you the cold hard truth: no matter whether the business is large or small, it’s not that they love you and want to fulfil your every need it’s that they want your money.

The best way to have a customer come back time and time again is to give them an experience they will never forget (in a good way). This means great customer service.

But there is a caveat to this universal law: it also works in reverse. If you screw a loyal customer, who might also happen to be a supplier of yours, you’ll end up shafted.

In her first blog post for Blog30 Andrea Stenberg gives the story of Sean. Sean is a successful business guy who is wronged by one of his clients. What did he do? He stopped shopping at that clients store, completely black listing him. That clients not only lost a valuable client of his own but lost many other clients due to the bad reputation. It’s best if you read the story for yourself. http://thebabyboomerentrepreneur.com/1442/is-getting-the-best-price-really-worth-it/comment-page-1/#comment-7101

Though the tale doesn’t end there for you and I …

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Need Content Ideas For #Blog30?

need content idea for blog30 The #Blog30 challenge just started at full steam and yet it’s still gaining momentum! But every good train needs fuel!

It’s not always easy to come up with great post worthy ideas. Fear not, you are in good hands with Blog30. But if you already aren’t part of #Blog30 Challenge click here to find out more. The info is free and the contest is free! Really! No strings attached!

So now that you’re here and are out of blogging ideas? How about this:

Use #Blog30 for your content generation! I don’t mean copy anyone, that is wrong on so many levels. But get ideas from them and build upon it!

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Automatically Tweet When You Make A WordPress Blog Post

Tweet Whenever WordPress Blog Post Title There are so many social media ‘things’ we have to manage these days that it can be rather tiresome and painful JUST to get one message out to everyone. Well, when you make a blog post now you won’t have to suffer as much because there is a easy way to have your blog automatically make a Twitter post for you automatically!

This great plugin is called “Twitter Tools”. This is a constantly maintained WordPress plugin which will do just that: make a tweet for you whenever you make a new post.

Not a big deal right, why would you want something like that? Twitter’ing isn’t hard! Yeah but think of it this way: if you schedule a lot of posts are you REALLY going to remember to go and manually make a tweet about every schedules post? Probably not. It’s also great for scheduling posts and tweets when you’re out on vacation so that people don’t forget about you! :)

In the post you’ll also find small quick tip on how to add personalized tracking to Twitter Tools (which isn’t available by default). You’ll find it at the bottom of the post.

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