Archive for July 2010

Echo 2010: Becoming Better Storytellers
1 Comment » July 30, 2010

Echo 2010: Becoming Better Storytellers

The 2010 Echo conference is all about helping church communicators realize the importance of becoming better storytellers. A mid-event recap with highlights and lessons.

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think-ahead Article
3 Comments » July 28, 2010

The Power of Anticipation

A happy vacation has more to do with planning, preparation and anticipation than it does the actual vacation. What does that mean for church marketing?

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poll-results Article
No Comments » July 27, 2010

Increasing Stats Poll Results

Statistics. They're pesky, scary and controversial. But if our readers' churches had to have one increase 100% over the next month, here's what they'd pick.

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Green Stop Signs in Church Marketing
16 Comments » July 26, 2010

Green Stop Signs in Church Marketing

Why don't we have green stop signs? Our culture's sub-text says red means stop and green means go. But how many churches use green stop signs to communicate?

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Church Marketing Lab: Ministry Fliers to Logo Concepts
No Comments » July 23, 2010

Church Marketing Lab: Ministry Fliers to Logo Concepts

Keep up with the latest action in the Church Marketing Lab with this roundup. From discussions to graphics, we cover it all.

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Here Comes Everybody by Clay Shirky
2 Comments » July 22, 2010

Here Comes Everybody by Clay Shirky

We review Clay Shirky's book, "Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing Without Organizations," investigating what this new digital age means for the church.

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Interview with Shaun King
4 Comments » July 21, 2010

Interview with Shaun King

Today we’re talking with Shaun King, a vocal pastor and activist who has used Twitter and Facebook to rally causes and get results. He’s the pastor of Courageous Church in ...

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poll-results Article
8 Comments » July 20, 2010

Social Media Poll Results

How are your churches connecting with social media? Are you mavens, building connection after connection? Broadcaster, just letting out the latest news? You voted, and here are your results.

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Church Copies Beer Advertising
19 Comments » July 19, 2010

Church Copies Beer Advertising

What can we learn from the dispute between one Kiwi church and a local brewery over the use of trademark? It turns out, plenty.

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Job and Freelance Board Roundup: Series Intros to Customer Evangelists
No Comments » July 16, 2010

Job and Freelance Board Roundup: Series Intros to Customer Evangelists

Openings on the Job Board and Freelance Board the past few weeks have ranged from interns to communication directors. These are just a handful of the opportunities passing through.

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Outspoken: Conversations on Church Communications
1 Comment » July 16, 2010

Outspoken: Conversations on Church Communications

Something new is afoot from CFCC thanks to project catalyst Tim Schraeder. Read on for details about the forthcoming book, Outspoken: Conversations on Church Communications.

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A Slow-Motion Tragedy: BP & the Church
8 Comments » July 14, 2010

A Slow-Motion Tragedy: BP & the Church

Has the local church followed BP's public relations path and gone from a voice of hope to a voice of hate? And what steps can we take to turn back ...

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poll-results Article
1 Comment » July 13, 2010

Summer Marketing Strategy Poll Results

As the weather gets warmer, how are your churches changing their marketing strategy? Our readers weighed in on that very question in last week's poll.

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Facebook for Churches: Next Steps
3 Comments » July 12, 2010

Facebook for Churches: Next Steps

For the past four weeks we’ve been exploring using Facebook for churches. Now it’s time for some final tips to help your church make the most of Facebook.

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poll-results Article
No Comments » July 9, 2010

World Cup Poll Results

Plenty of the world is going crazy as the World Cup finals approach. But what about churches? Are they doing anything to leverage this worldwide event? We asked you in ...

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