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Give your church Website a great start

Give your church Website a great start give-your-church-website-a-good-start

The arrival of a new year offers an opportunity to refresh and revitalize your church website. Giving your site a great start in 2016 by implementing some key changes will help you gain clarity. It will also provide time to re-assess and re-prioritize some vital goals. Today, I want to mention several key steps everyone […]

Podcast spotlight: Using metrics to make better church website decisions

Podcast spotlight: Using metrics to make better church website decisions use-metrics-to-make-better-church-websites

Are you wondering how you can make your current church website better? Or perhaps what tools you should be using to improve your church website? Back in January, one of our co-founders, Brad Miller was a guest on the Pro Church Podcast. This session focused on using metrics to make better website decisions for your church. If these questions […]

Church Guide to Promoting an Upcoming Event Using Social Media

Church Guide to Promoting an Upcoming Event Using Social Media Church Guide to Promoting an Upcoming Event Using Social Media cover

When it comes to planning an event at your church, there are several moving pieces to consider. You have to coordinate all of the details that go into making it a success, collaborate with your team, and then figure out a way to raise awareness about it. Now, announcing your event in your church’s weekly bulletin […]

How to Market Your Church Without Losing Your Message

How to Market Your Church Without Losing Your Message church website marketing help

When I say “marketing” do you imagine someone going door-to-door in to sell magazine subscriptions, or to spread their church’s message? This type of marketing typically makes people cringe. Some people won’t answer the door, while others who do answer only shut it after a few short seconds of the pitch. This is not effective […]

Best Practices for Keeping Your Community Active

Best Practices for Keeping Your Community Active how does a church engage their community

In our guest post from Collis Ta’eed of Envato, we learned that the “build it and they will come” strategy is not effective when it comes to growing an online community. Instead, you’ll need to channel your inner gardener by dedicating your time to making your community thrive. Like Collis says, this virtual “garden” community of ours is […]

Beginner’s Guide to Selecting an Email Platform

Beginner’s Guide to Selecting an Email Platform BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO SELECTING AN EMAIL PLATFORM

When it comes to communication, emails and text messages are undoubtedly the preferred options these days.  A recent Gallup study found that “Sending and receiving text messages is the most prevalent form of communication for Americans younger than 50.” And for those 65 and older, “the most-used methods of communication are cell phones, landline phones and email.” […]

How Slack Can Help Your Church Collaborate More Effectively

How Slack Can Help Your Church Collaborate More Effectively How Slack Can Help Your Church Collaborate More Effectively

Whenever you’re working with a team, you’re inevitably going to face some challenges, especially when it comes to communication.  You’ll need to get everyone on the same page, effectively communicate to the group as a whole, and keep dates and deadlines organized. Things can get pretty messy if you’re not careful. Let’s say that you […]

Part Two: Top Email Platforms for Churches & How to Use Them

Part Two: Top Email Platforms for Churches & How to Use Them Top Email Platforms for Churches

In Part One: Beginner’s Guide to Selecting an Email Platform, we learned that email is one of the most widely used forms of communication because it’s easy, affordable, and convenient. We also discussed which features you should be looking for when choosing an email provider for your church. In case you missed part one, go ahead […]

Beginner’s Guide to Using a Calendar on Your Website & Social Media

Beginner’s Guide to Using a Calendar on Your Website & Social Media BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO USING A CALENDAR ON YOUR WEBSITE & SOCIAL MEDIA

If you’re like me, you use a calendar to keep all your appointments and projects organized. In a matter of seconds, you can pull up your schedule to see what you have going on this week or month to determine how much more you can fit into your busy calendar.  And if something is not […]