76.8% of articles start weakly and lose the reader’s attention!
Try these four foolproof methods for grabbing your reader’s attention:
- Start with a compelling statistic or fact
- Start with an entertaining anecdote
- Start with a surprising statement or opinion
- Start by describing a common problem or challenge
Choose the one that works best for your next article.
Now it’s time to come clean and confess that I completely made up the 76.8% statistic. But if you’re reading this part, it worked!
Read more about these four tactics here from Forbes Councils.