Have you ever sat down to write a new blog post, only to experience writers block?  Sometimes when I have sit down to write a new blog post.. I get stuck! I go into complete writers block for an opening to the blog and header, and sometimes all the content that I was just certain that I would write about.. gets jumbled.lol.(well actually, at the time, it’s really not that funny).

To be completely honest, it’s kinda silly, but it’s because I know that the 2 most important things that determine whether or not the post even gets read are:

1. The Headline

2. The Opening  Portion of the Blog

So, I have great news for you, I read an excellent post from  a wildly successfulblogger copyblogger

If you have ever had this experience, you will find that Copyblogger breaks it down into 5 Simple Ways to Open Your Blog Post with a Bang. Here are the first two way (out of 5) to Open your blog post with a bang:

1. Ask a Question

Opening your post with a question is a rhetorical device (hence, the “rhetorical question”) that creates curiosity and gets the reader thinking. Thinking equals active engagement with your writing, and that’s a very good thing.

2. Share an Anecdote or Quote

Anecdotes are quick stories that can make people laugh or immediately establish the main point of your post. A nice quote from a recognizable authority or famous person can also work wonders when holding attention in those crucial opening seconds.

Copyblogger is an excellent resource for helpful blog tips. You’d be crazy not to check out the other 3 ways to open your blog post with a bang.

So what are your thoughts? Please share your tips or insights that you have received from this post below.

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