WHAT IS CLICKBAIT?

Clickbait is usually a sensationalised title/headline (sometimes in the form of a question) that entices a user to ‘click’ on the link to satisfy their curiosity. Clickbait links often forward the user to a page that requires payment, registration, or is one in a series of pages to help drive page views for the site.


CLICKBAIT HEADLINE:

The ONE Shocking Reason People In Their 40s, 50s, and 60s “Hold On” To Resistant Body Fat…


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Clickbait Examples

When you decide to adopt clickbait techniques for your marketing strategy, it’s important that you choose clickbait titles that intrigue and then pair it with content that delivers. Here are some examples of effective clickbait titles (click links for content):

This hot chocolate burns fat (drink it daily)

NASA And Top Universities Have SOLID Proof That A Disastrous SUPER DROUGHT Is Going To Hit Us Hard
Before you go to bed tonight, eat 1/2 teaspoon of THIS (before 10pm) and boost your metabolism by over 728%!

CLICKBAIT HEADLINES

Below are a few clickbait example headlines that grabs a users attention and entices them to ‘click through’ to satisfy their curiosity.



WHAT HAPPENS IF YOU CLICK ON CLICKBAIT LINKS?

Clickbait Links often appeal to your emotions and curiosity. Once you click, the website hosting the link earns revenue from advertisers