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Communications Takes Courage

I find there’s a major disconnect between churches wanting to improve their communication and actually doing it. The challenge is that these conversations require knowing the church's mission and vision.

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Mother's Day Planning for Your Church

While Easter and Christmas often monopolize your planning efforts, research from LifeWay suggests you need to be intentional about preparing your Mother’s Day service as well. 

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Church Communication in 2014

A new year is a great motivator to do something better. For many of you, church communications is on that list. Looking ahead, here are five areas where you might want to focus your attention in 2014.

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3 Web Design Elements You Should Know

Web design is always evolving.  Aesthetics shift and new technology lets developers create websites that function in different and exciting ways.  If you’re involved in creating or maintaining your organization’s website, here are three design trends you should be familiar with.

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The Juicys

The Juicys are rewarding churches who are doing great communications work.  See how you can apply to recieve a $2000 grant for your next communications project.  

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Picking A Website Template

You’ll often hear people say custom designed websites will always be better for an organization than using a template. There’s an argument to be made for that, but often the reality in many churches is the lack of budget for something custom. A quality template based site can be an option, but it takes work to pick the right one.

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Mistakes Happen In Social Media

If you manage any sort of social media accounts for your church or organization, you’ve probably had that moment where you realized you sent a personal message through a corporate account.  Here are a few things to consider when trying to make things right.

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Helpful New Facebook Insights Tools

Facebook is rolling out a redesigned Insights analytics for your church page. The first change you’ll notice right away is it’s visually different. Overall, you’ll also have access to more detailed information about your audience.  

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What You Miss By Ignoring Your Website

Long-term website maintenance seems to be an issue for many churches. A lot of work and discussion go into the creation of a site; yet there’s not always a commitment to keep it up-to-date. When you aren’t thinking about the ongoing needs of you church website, there are plenty of opportunities that are missed.

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Always Saying Yes

"Just because someone asks doesn't mean you should do." I heard Mark Cuban say this during a recent episode of Shark Tank. In a show where entrepreneurs try to get funding from a panel of successful business leaders to jumpstart their company, Cuban, the well-known owner of the Dallas Mavericks, was trying to figure out why someone wanted to take their business in a certain direction...

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5 Social Media Improvements You Can Make Today

Using social media well is more than setting up an account and pushing out information about yourself or organization.  By nature it’s relational.  Whether you’re new to social media, or someone who’s been doing it for years, here are five things to consider that could make your online relationships stronger.

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Facebook News Feed Changes: 3 Things to Consider

In upcoming weeks, Facebook will roll out a redesigned, less cluttered News Feed to users, and there are some things your church needs to think about to be ready. While it’s hard to know exactly how the modifications will affect how you administer your Facebook page, here are a few things to consider.

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Getting Started with Twitter

Twitter may not be the biggest social media platform, but it’s growing.  Its short-form, 140-character style of posting makes it a unique arena to quickly communicate with your followers.  If your church is thinking about tweeting, here are a few things to consider as you get started.

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Social Media Image Sizing Guide

There is an art to creating a social media page.  You have header images to make, background pictures to add and content to create before you can even start sharing.  Here's a free guide to help you figure out the sizing of all those different images so you can get the most out of your various social media sites.

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Facebook Graph Search

Last week, Facebook gave a preview of its new search feature that looks for answers by exploring your Facebook experience as well as what your friends have shared. While Google searches the entire web, Facebook Graph Search gives you results based solely on your Facebook social life. It’s personalizing search.

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