Morning! If you want to build a profitable living online, chances are, you’re writing articles and submitting them to a bazillion or so directories, generally complete with killer headlines as well.
And while that’s peachy beyond a Georgia orchard, the thing is…you don’t want to submit duplicate copy from here to eternity…
You want your article and headline to vary a bit for each directory to which you submit.
Now, if you’re looking for an automatic way of spinning articles without spending the time to ensure they retain the dynamic essence of your writing, you can invest in content spinners like:
But! If you are looking instead to massage your writings so the end output delivers the quality content you desire, you can turn to these nifty neat free resources online.
1.) Thesaurus! – Thesaurus will give you suggested words you can use that makes you stand out from the thundering herd. For example, let’s say that I want to write a headline about good free ways to spin headline content. I’m not going to remove the word ‘headline’ (as that’s a keyword), but I can certainly fine something more catchy than "Good"! Here’s what Thesaurus suggests:
|acceptable, ace*, admirable, agreeable, bad, boss*, bully, capital, choice, commendable, congenial, crack*, deluxe, excellent, exceptional, favorable, first-class, first-rate, gnarly*, gratifying, great, honorable, marvelous, neat*, nice, pleasing, positive, precious, prime, rad, recherchÃ©*, reputable, satisfactory, satisfying, select, shipshape*, sound, spanking*, splendid, sterling, stupendous, super, super-eminent, super-excellent, superb, superior, tip-top, up to snuff, valuable, welcome, wonderful, worthy|
and if I click on ‘great’, I get:
abundant, ample, big, big league*, bulky, bull, colossal, considerable, decided, enormous, excessive, extended, extensive, extravagant, extreme, fat, gigantic, grievous, high, huge, humongous, husky, immense, inordinate, jumbo*, lengthy, long, major league, mammoth, mondo, numerous, oversize, prodigious, prolonged, pronounced, protracted, strong, stupendous, terrible, titanic*, towering, tremendous, vast, voluminous
Talk about an instant plethora of nifty words I can use!
Next, let’s go to
Do you have a concept for which you want a one or two word pithy phrase? Enter the Reverse Dictionary! To wit:
OneLook’s reverse dictionary lets you describe a concept and get back a list of words and phrases related to that concept. Your description can be a few words, a sentence, a question, or even just a single word. Just type it into the box above and hit the "Find words" button. Keep it short to get the best results. In most cases you’ll get back a list of related terms with the best matches shown first.…MORE….
So! Let’s say that you wanted to write about the joys of, oh, I don’t know….sparring. So you could search on "fast punch" and find these suggestions:
plus bunches other.
Next, what about adding a rhyme to your headline? Enter:
This is quite a useful site indeed! Let’s say that your topic is about getting readers for your blog. Search for reader and you get:
breeder, cedar, ceder, eader, feeder, grieder, kedar, leader, leeder, lieder, meader, meador, meder, meeder, neider, nieder, reeder, reider, rieder, schreder, schweder, seader, sheeder, speeder, treder, veeder, wieder
Then search for blog! Eeek, there’s no suggestion! But not to fear – you can search on
28 words found.
So! Gain More Readers For Your Blog can be transformed into:
Powerfully Help Your Readers Become Leaders – Unclog Your Blog Today!
Gotta admit, it’s catchy!
Next, what if you want to get some unique ideas for word pairs in your headlines? Enter:
IvySim is a Word discovery tool that allows you to put in word beginnings…and see what kinds of combinations can be created.
For example, let’s take
and you get:
1 MIRROR MONEY 2 MOKENA MONEE 3 MAKING MONEY 4 MICKEY MOUSE 5 MARKET MOVES 6 MAKING MOVES 7 MOVING MONEY 8 MODEST MOUSE 9 MINNIE MOUSE 10 MIGHTY MOUSE 11 MINUTE MOVIE 12 MOTHER MOVED 13 MARKET MODEL 14 MANAGE MONEY 15 MURRAY MOVES 16 MARKET MOVED 17 MOVIES MOVIE 18 MOTION MOVED 19 MUSLIM MONTH 20 MOBILE MONEY
Now, what if you want to ensure your headline doesn’t confuse your readers?
This neato site lets you test out a word to see if it might be confused with another spelling. Ie, affuent and effluent:
To where shall we look now?
I know! Let’s combine bunches of the above and zoom to:
Besides being a dictionary and a thesaurus and tons of other things, what I REALLY love (which has little to do with this article, I’ll admit….but boy, you’ll find it useful for prefacing your content!!) is the Glossary Maker.
Let’s say that you wanted to write an article about being successful and independent. Input those words to the Glossary Maker and voila:
Nice, eh? True, not very useful for headlines, but there’s a wealth of tools there you can use for your own site content and layout as well.
And finally, the 7th marvelous free way to spin your headline content:
Yes, I’m serious.
The folks who write the headlines there are masters! Just take a gander at:
- 17 More Images You Won’t Believe Aren’t Photoshopped
- 6 Evil Henchmen Who Sucked at Their Job
- 5 Ways ‘Common Sense’ Lies To You Everyday
- The 5 Most Popular Safety Laws (That Don’t Work)
- The 5 Most Badass Presidents of All-Time
- 5 Kick-Ass Action Movies That Are Pure Propaganda
- The 5 Most Amazing Real Life MacGyver Moments
Spend a few minutes perusing the selections and it should certainly send your mind spinning in creative directions indeed!
Remember…you can always find useful free resources online (although I’ll admit, even I myself will buy paid tools when it saves time and does things better than I can do myself!). You simply have to weigh the balance of "Making Money" and "Saving Time." …. you yourself will know what works best.
ps – and if you’d like some PLR articles to meld to your own ideas, consider: