You’ve finally mastered the art of creating great content. But while we all know content is king, it cannot exist in a vacuum. Whether it’s meant to teach, persuade, or entertain, you have to drive people to it so they can read it. With online content growing at a phenomenal rate, capturing the attention and imagination of readers has become even more challenging. Audiences now make split-second judgments about what to read, so you’re going to need to make your articles stand out. Two proven ways to get those all-important click-throughs are by writing stand-out headlines and meta descriptions.
Better click-through rates (CTRs) – be it for ads, email or social media – mean higher relevancy, which we all know matters to every successful inbound marketing campaign. Increased CTRs are an important goal, but don’t lose focus on what really matters: conversion rates. Higher CTRs that don’t result in higher conversion rates, while not completely meaningless, don’t help grow your company or its bottom line. Here are some quick tips on increasing your brand’s click-through rates.