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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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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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Grandmother’s guide to video chat

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

Grandmother’s guide to video chat

One of the best uses of technology is the ability to connect people. In today’s blog, I want to highlight an article written by Google bloggers – A Grandmother’s Guide to Video Chat. What a great way to make a great connection and to stay connected. Watch the video below This video, along with a printable guide, can be accessed at http://www.google.com/chat/grandma. Feel free to share this link with your grandma—or grandpa—or, well, anyone who wants to video chat to help get them up and running. ChurchBrand Architects Your...

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The best ways to Market a new church in the city

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

Below is a conversation I had with someone on the Urban Church Marketing Facebook Page – I thought it would assist you as well. please Enjoy Marlando Sparks Hello sir I’m planting a new church and I’m looking for a place to purchase business cards, banners,and signs , I also would like any info on the best ways to Market a new church in the city thanks July 24 at 8:05pm · Comment · LikeUnlike · View Feedback (5)Hide Feedback (5) · Report You like this. Urban Church Marketing Marlando – welcome to urban...

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How would Toyota Run a Church?

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

Hey guys, I ran across this article the other day. I thought it really touched on the many marketing points I mention to my clients. If churches are going to really move into the next century the approach has to change. I am not talking about message but about delivery. I hope you enjoy the article. How would Toyota, one of the top car manufacturers, run a church? While we will probably never have a definite answer, we can look at five principles that have shaped their success in the automobile industry and learn how those same principles can...

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Need Your Help – Cyber Monday Deals

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

CyberMonday -Crazy Deals –> Can’t read this email – please go to http://www.realsourcemarketing.com/cybermonday Folks, Hope all is well. I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving. I know I did and I actually stayed on diet for most of it. As some of you know today Cyber Monday. So I got with my team and came up with several great deals for you. But nothing ever goes as planned. We have just been hit with a gigantic expense, that must be paid today. And just like the widow in the Bible I am gathering jars...

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11 Questions Church Leaders Should be Asking

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

11 Questions Church Leaders Should be Asking

Here is a great article from church consultant Tony Morgan.  Tony has served on the senior leadership teams at NewSpring Church (Anderson, SC) and  Granger Community Church (Granger, IN). With Tim Stevens, Tony has co-authored Simply Strategic Stuff, Simply Strategic Volunteers and Simply Strategic Growth–each of which offers valuable, practical solutions for different aspects of church ministry. His newest book, Killing Cockroaches (B&H Publishing), was released in 2009. The article is an incredible read, and a conversation all...

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Facebook Pages -vs- Facebook Groups (Part One)

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

One of the questions I get the most, “what is the difference between the public page, the private profile and the groups page.” Many are setting up all three or just the private page. Let me see if I can demystify the three. The goal of the Facebook business model was to create three (3) distinct sections to appeal to three (3) distinct segments of the its users. If you want to create a presence for your church, business, band, or brand (Facebook Pages) is what you want to use. If you want to create a space that organizes itself...

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