Social Media

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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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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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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Facebook Timeline is Finally Here (video)

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

Facebook Timeline is Finally Here (video)

Well Folks – after much delay the Facebook timeline has finally arrived. The Timeline is a radical redesign of Facebook‘s user profile pages, introduced at Facebook’s F8 conference in September. Instead of merely listing your interests and personal info, the Timeline shows a detailed overview of your life on Facebook, with the ability to check out what you’ve been out to at a particular point in time. says Mashable.com The good news is that Facebook is implementing a seven day grace period, where you can review anything that...

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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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4 Reasons to Add a Podcast to Your Blog

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

Just wanted to take a few minutes today to point you to an amazing article by Bradford Shimp called 4 Reasons to Add a Podcast to Your Blog Brad expertly discusses various reasons for why you should have a podcast on your blog. The best part is now with all of the software available as well as online technology like blogtalkradio.com and others. There is no reason why you can’t podcast. But don’t let me tell you all of it. Take a look at Brad’s post here 4 Reasons to Add a Podcast to Your Blog J. Richard Byrd Urban Church...

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Understanding the Subscribe Button on Facebook

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

Understanding the Subscribe Button on Facebook

Just wanted to create a quick video on the subscribe button on Facebook. I have received so many questions on what is it? What does it do? Hopefully this will help a little. Please feel free to share this video – For More Free Videos on Social Media please go to http://www.churchbrandarchitects.com

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How to Make Gmail Your Ultimate Productivity Center

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

How to Make Gmail Your Ultimate Productivity Center Guest Blogger Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on Twitter. used by permission from Zenhabits.com These days there are a proliferation of digital tools we use for productivity, for time management, for communication, for social networking, for keeping track of our lives, online and off. It can be a nightmare to keep track of it all, and frankly, it’s a bit unproductive to keep switching between a dozen different tools. Enter Gmail, my favorite solution for just about anything. OK,...

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Digital Fast 2012 (Trim the Fat)

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

Digital Fast 2012 (Trim the Fat)

Starting January 10 and ending February 1, I will be going on my annual digital cleanse. Click here for the rules. I just wanted you to know in case you don’t see me as much on social networks. I also wanted to make you, my readers aware, my social networks are being handled by my assistants, so don’t say anything you are not supposed to be saying. The reason for the cleanse is simple. As a network marketer you can get caught up in the tools of the trade rather than the fruit of the field. The old people used to...

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