How to Write Catchy Blog Titles Christian Readers Can't Resist [6 Tips]

Updated: Mar 31, 2021

It's one thing to write an impactful article that communicates for change, but it's another thing to get a Christian entrepreneur to read it and for Google to rank it -- which is where nailing the title comes in.

Titles are what sell the Christian reader on wanting to read your article. Titles represent your content on search engines, in email, and on social media. It's no surprise, then, that some of the most common questions we get concern crafting titles.

- How long should my blog title be?

- What words should I use?

- What words should I avoid?

- Should I optimize it for search or for social? Or both?

Luckily, we've come up with a simple formula for writing catchy blog titles that you can reference from here on out. So let's dive right in.

How to Write Catchy Titles Christian Readers Respond To

1) Start with a working title.

Before you get into the nitty-gritty of coming up with a perfect title, start with a rough draft: your working title. What is that, exactly? A lot of people confuse working titles with topics. Let's clear that up:

Topics are very general and could yield several different blog posts. Think "God's timing" or "finding your calling." A writer might look at either of those topics and choose to take them in very, very different directions.