List post headlines – should we stop playing the numbers game?

Effective headlines for blog posts and articles are ever-increasingly important now that so many of us are writing publicly.

List post headlines - should we stop playing the numbers game?

Numbered lists for blog posts? Clever or cliché?

Your headline is the only chance you’ve got to grab your readers by the hair as they flick past, say, the alarmingly busy list of LinkedIn Pulse articles, a timeline on Facebook, or the home page on Google Plus.

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