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3 Ways Social Media Can Benefit Your Church

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Marketing, Social Media | 5 comments

3 Ways Social Media Can Benefit Your Church

by: Felicia Shakespeare First and foremost social media has to be viewed as a tool that will get users from a means to an end. It’s not intended to replace what should be deemed as “normal” human behavior, like face to face interactions or verbal conversations but I’m convinced that social media, if used consistently, and in the right context, can allow individuals in a ministry to connect “quickly,” “consistently,” and “effectively,” with their congregation. Social media can become an active and significant...

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Sharing in Google Docs

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Mac Your Ministry, Marketing, Technology | 0 comments

Sharing documents have never been easier -One of the most pressing issues with business or ministry is being able to seamlessly work with your team, especially if you are in different places. Here comes Google Docs. Google Docs allows you to share documents across multiple platforms. I have been using Google Docs for about 1 year now and it has drastically increased our productivity here in the office. Having a common repository allows multiple people on my team to work on projects together. This gives us quicker turnaround and better synergy....

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Powerpoint E-book Template

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Technology | 0 comments

Powerpoint E-book Template

Oh yeah, just what you have been looking for in a project. The ability to create an e-book in the Powerpoint program. I live by content creation and whereas I have a great background in design, it has been relatively easy for me to create e-book content. Well the same ability is available to you. My friend over at Hubspot have created a Powerpoint template for e-books. That is right the same program you have been using for your presentations. Now you can use that to create an e-book. Don’t believe me go over and take a look at how easy...

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10 STUPID THINGS that keep churches from growing

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Church Growth | 0 comments

When I saw the Title of this book I knew it was something I had to read. I am constantly coming across people who are asking this important question – How Do I Make My Church Grow. Well, I can now show you 10 things you are doing to stunt the growth of your church and organization. This list was compiled in a book written entitled Ten Stupid Things That Keep Churches from Growing: How Leaders Can Overcome Costly Mistakes by George Surratt. Geoff Surratt, pastor of ministries at Seacoast Church in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina,. ...

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52 Blog Tips to Kick Start Your Blog in 2013

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Blogging, Social Media | 0 comments

I just had to share this post with you. You know it is my job to scour the internet to find interesting posts that help you get your voice. 1. Heard 2. Listened to 3. and viralized. Problogger who is the ultimate in great blog writing has assembled an incredible list of blog tips. if you want to really IMPACT the World. This blog post will be one that you should read. I hope you...

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Twitter Church

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in General, Marketing, Technology | 0 comments

As an early adopter of technology I came across this blog post about the Twitter Church. This may not be for every church or for every church service – but it does hold some possibilities for reaching and connecting in our services. I watched the debates this past year – chatting on facebook – watching on CNN – and watching online via a twitter tv. What a phenominal experience. The ability to really interact with people across the world in realtime was absolutely amazing. I have never felt as in touch with the political...

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Audit (Trim the Fat)

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in General, Twitter | 0 comments

Audit (Trim the Fat)

Today I began the fight to automate, consolidate, and trim the fat from my business, by auditing my business workflows. Now to some the word audit may be a bad word. But in this context I assure you it all good. I started the process today by writing down my daily schedule. This is my audit stage. You can’t cut if you don’t know what you do. I first start with my morning ritual and procedures. I took a close look at each process and basically wrote down each step to a project. Here is an example. Morning Twitter Ritual: a. Check...

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2 Quick Social Christmas Projects

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Social Media | 0 comments

Hey Friends, 2 new social projects I am working on- let me know if you can help- 1. A teddy bear project – the bears are 30.00 and they need 30 more to give to children in the hospital. 2. Anyone in the Louisville Kentucky area – I would like to give a single mother w/several kids and taking care of a sick mother, a sp a day (or similar) for Christmas. Hit me up with ideas or if you can help in these projects. Richard...

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One Page Business Plan

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Church Growth, General | 0 comments

One Page Business Plan

Got this email from Andrew Morrison, who by the way is one of the most extraordinary business minds I know, this morning. I had no other choice but to share it with you. It is time sensitive in some matters but also has great tidbits that will last a lifetime. I too have used the one pager to finance many deals. I know it works. Thank you Andrew for putting this together. — Enjoy I would like to personally help you to create a one-page business plan that will position your non-profit or for-profit organization for tremendous...

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Seigle Avenue Evangelism Conference

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in General | 0 comments

Seigle Avenue Evangelism Conference

Had a wonderful day participating in the evangelism conference at Seigle Avenue “the Avenue” Presbyterian Church. Just wanted to post a couple of the links I discussed in my conference. http://www.kingdomconnect20.com code theave for the discount Free Copy of the Pastor’s Guide to Social...

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