100 Best Headlines Ever Written

flow of leads Jan 07, 2024

I love copywriting.

Well, let me qualify that.

I love having written good copy, and I especially love reading it.

At Cracker Barrel, I like to sit near the vintage ads and read them while waiting on my southern fried chicken.

I find them entertaining, nostalgic, and inspiring.

So, to inspire your copywriting, and maybe even entertain you a bit, here's a collection of 100 of the best copywriting headlines ever written:

1. The Secret Of Making People Like You

2. A Little Mistake That Cost A Farmer $3,000 A Year

3. Advice To Wives Whose Husbands Don't Save Money — By A Wife

4. The Child Who Won The Hearts Of All

5. Are You Ever Tongue-Tied At A Party?

6. How A New Discovery Made A Plain Girl Beautiful

7. How To Win Friends And Influence People

8. The Last 2 Hours Are The Longest — And Those Are The 2 Hours You Save

9. Who Else Wants A Screen Star Figure?

10. Do You Make These Mistakes In English?

11. Why Some Foods "Explode" In Your Stomach

12. Hands That Look Lovelier In 24 Hours — Or Your Money Back

13. You Can Laugh At Money Worries — If You Follow This Simple Plan

14. Why Some People Almost Always Make Money In The Stock Market

15. When Doctors "Feel Rotten" This Is What They Do

16. It Seems Incredible That You Can Offer These Signed Original Etchings — For Only $5 Each

17. Five Familiar Skin Troubles — Which Do You Want To Overcome?

18. Which Of These $2.50 To $5 Best Sellers Do You Want — For Only $1 Each?

19. Who Ever Heard Of A Woman Losing Weight — And Enjoying 3 Delicious Meals At The Same Time?

20. How I Improved My Memory In One Evening

21. Discover The Fortune That Lies Hidden In Your Salary

22. Doctors Prove 2 Out Of 3 Women Can Have More Beautiful Skin In 14 Days

23. How I Made A Fortune With A "Fool Idea"

24. How Often Do You Hear Yourself Saying: "No, I Haven't Read It: I've Been Meaning To!"

25. Thousands Have This Priceless Gift — But Never Discover It!

26. Whose Fault When Children Disobey?

27. How A "Fool Stunt" Made Me A Star Salesman

28. Have You These Symptoms Of Nerve Exhaustion?

29. Guaranteed To Go Through Ice, Mud Or Snow — Or We Pay The Tow!

30. Have You A "Worry" Stock?

31. How A New Kind Of Clay Improved My Complexion In 30 Minutes

32. 161 New Ways To A Man's Heart — In This Fascinating Book For Cooks

33. Profits That Lie Hidden In Your Farm

34. Is The Life Of A Child Worth $1 To You?

35. Everywhere Women Are Raving About This Amazing New Shampoo!

36. Do You Do Any Of These Ten Embarrassing Things?

37. Six Types Of Investor — Which Group Are You In?

38. How To Take Out Stains...Use (Product Name) And Follow These Easy Directions

39. Today...Add $10,000 To Your Estate — For The Price Of A New Hat

40. Does Your Child Ever Embarrass You?

41. Is Your Home Picture-Poor?

42. How To Give Your Children Extra Iron — These 3 Delicious Ways

43. To People Who Want To Write — But Can't Get Started

44. This Almost-Magical Lamp Lights Highway Turns Before You Make Them

45. The Crimes We Commit Against Our Stomachs

46. The Man With The "Grasshopper Mind"

47. They Laughed When I Sat Down At The Piano — But When I Started To Play!

48. Throw Away Your Oars!

49. How To Do Wonders With A Little Land!

50. Who Else Wants Lighter Cake — In Half The Mixing Time?

51. Little Leaks That Keep Men Poor

52. Pierced By 301 Nails...Retains Full Air Pressure

53. No More Backbreaking Garden Chores For Me — Yet Ours Is Now The Show-Place Of The Neighborhood!

54. Often A Bridesmaid, Never A Bride

55. How Much Is "Worker Tension" Costing Your Company?

56. To Men Who Want To Quit Work Someday

57. How To Plan Your House To Suit Yourself

58. Buy No Desk — Until You've Seen This Sensation Of The Business Show

59. Call Back These Great Moments At The Opera

60. "I Lost My Bulges...And Saved Money, Too"

61. Why (Brand Name) Bulbs Give More Light This Year

62. Right And Wrong Farming Methods — And Little Pointers That Will Increase Your Profits

63. New Cake-Improver Gets You Compliments Galore!

64. Imagine Me...Holding An Audience Spellbound For 30 Minutes

65. This Is Marie Antoinette — Riding To Her Death

66. Did You Ever See A "Telegram" From Your Heart?

67. Now Any Auto Repair Job Can Be "Duck Soup" For You

68. New Shampoo Leaves Your Hair Smoother — Easier To Manage

69. It's A Shame For You Not To Make Good Money — When These Men Do It So Easily

70. You Never Saw Such Letters As Harry And I Got About Our Pears

71. Thousands Now Play Who Never Thought They Could

72. Great New Discovery Kills Kitchen Odors Quick! — Makes Indoor Air "Country-Fresh"

73. Make This 1-Minute Test — Of An Amazing New Kind Of Shaving Cream

74. Announcing...The New Edition Of The Encyclopedia That Makes It Fun To Learn Things

75. Again She Orders... "A Chicken Salad, Please"

76. For The Woman Who Is Older Than She Looks

77. Where You Can Go In A Good Used Car

78. Check The Kind Of Body You Want

79. "You Kill That Story — Or I'll Run You Out Of The State!"

80. Here's A Quick Way To Break Up A Cold

81. There's Another Woman Waiting For Every Man — And She's Too Smart To Have "Morning Mouth"

82. This Pen "Burps" Before It Drinks — But Never Afterwards!

83. If You Were Given $200,000 To Spend — Isn't This The Kind Of (Type Of Product, But Not Brand Name) You Would Build?

84. "Last Friday...Was I Scared!—My Boss Almost Fired Me!"

85. 76 Reasons Why It Would Have Paid You To Answer Our Ad A Few Months Ago

86. Suppose This Happened On Your Wedding Day!

87. Don't Let Athlete's Foot "Lay You Up"

88. Are They Being Promoted Right Over Your Head?

89. Are We A Nation Of Lowbrows?

90. A Wonderful Two Years' Trip At Full Pay — But Only Men With Imagination Can Take It

91. What Everybody Ought To Know...About This Stock And Bond Business

92. Money-Saving Bargains From America's Diamond Discount House

93. Former Barber Earns $8,000 In 4 Months As A Real Estate Specialist

94. Free Book — Tells You 12 Secrets Of Better Lawn Care

95. Greatest Gold-Mine Of Easy "Things-To-Make" Ever Crammed Into One Big Book

96. $80,000 In Prizes! Help Us Find The Name For These New Kitchens

97. Now! Own Florida Land This Easy Way...$10 Down And $10 A Month

98. Take Any 3 Of These Kitchen Appliances — For Only $8.95 (Values Up To $15.45)

99. Save 20 Cents On Two Cans Of Cranberry Sauce — Limited Offer

100. One Place Setting Free For Every Three You Buy!


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