That’s one way, exaggerate the title or add a number, people love numbers.
There are many ways to get a high ranking post that will be read by thousands if not millions. Countless blogs and websites give you a practical step-by-step guide on how to make the next big thing.
What’s the difference between writing something you love and something that will get views? Those seeking views follow a step-by-step plan on how to get the views.
Use this website to give you the greatest headline. And this app to come up with excellent ideas for your blog and read that book to get you to 1000 followers in no time.
While there is a lot of junk and false advertising on the market, some tricks and hacks do actually work. But at this point, you must stop and question yourself. Why am I doing this? For views and likes, or because I love it.
Running after views is like playing a losing game. It’ll help in the beginning, but soon you be faced with the obvious, unattainable targets. A hundred soon becomes a thousand, which will to into ten thousand. When does it stop?
Instead of creating music from your soul, you will be worried about following a bunch of stupid formulas. Trying to make the next big hit.
How long can you keep this up? What’s going to keep you going for months, possibly years? If it’s not your desire from within?
By aiming only for views and likes, you only aim for what other people love. Do what you love, not what sells. You’ll thank yourself in the long run.
Tread the path that makes your soul sing – Michelle O’Brien