Professional services firms should develop a content strategy in order to help build and retain their client base. The level of competition between services firms continues to increase and some functions, such as tax services, are being offered by overseas firms for far less money. One way to stand out from competitors is to tell your story through various media channels available today and to offer relevant, useful content for your audience. [Read more…]
Why Magnetic Headlines Are Crucial for Your Posts
Welcome to Rainmaker. This is a sample post to get you started on your journey. Don’t forget that your headline is the most important aspect of writing a great post, and getting readers to read your opening paragraph. The first four to six sentences of your post are critical, because if you don’t hook your audience, they will get bored and click away. What is the benefit you will provide readers that you promised in the title? Be sure to describe the signs of the problem you will offer a solution to toward the end of your post.
Use subheads to improve readability and gather interest
Here you can begin to describe the underlying causes of the problem you have the solutions to, using persuasive arguments and great storytelling, and readers will have no choice but to read more.
Subheads help readers scan your content quickly
Bullet points are helpful to keep your copy reader-friendly, and a proven standard for making a solid argument:
- Tell a great story, but don’t over-write it. Be authentic!
- Use internal cliffhangers to entice readers to read more.
- Use a great image to make an impression on readers from the start.
Subheads draw readers’ attention to your call to action
When you provide real solutions and insights for your prospects and customers, you build trust and authority that will allow you to deepen the conversation further with an opt-in or call-to-action. Sign up here! This is where a compelling call to action makes it clear to your readers what they need to do next to implement your solution. Good luck!