Archive for August 2010

poll-results Article
No Comments » August 31, 2010

Summer Bounce-back Poll Results

As we hit one of the biggest marketing seasons of the year, we're interested to hear how your church is faring this fall. Overwhelming energy? Big letdowns? Somewhere in the ...

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The NINES: 6 Questions, $10 Off
2 Comments » August 30, 2010

The NINES: 6 Questions, $10 Off

Insights and lessons from marketing The NINES, an online church leadership conference coming Sept. 9, including a $10 discount.

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Job and Freelance Board: Web Freelancers and Communication Pros
No Comments » August 27, 2010

Job and Freelance Board: Web Freelancers and Communication Pros

We've posted some great opportunities on the Job Board and Freelance Board in the last few weeks, and we'd be remiss not to share them here. Check out the latest ...

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Are We Building Bench-Riding Believers?
11 Comments » August 25, 2010

Are We Building Bench-Riding Believers?

Our work sometimes suggests that people “come, sit and stay” as opposed to “go, tell and do.”

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poll-results Article
2 Comments » August 24, 2010

Religious Brouhaha Poll Results

Recently, there has been a lot of talk on the relationship between Christians and Muslims in America. But what do you make of Quran-burning and mosque-location controversies? Our readers weighed ...

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Going Second
8 Comments » August 23, 2010

Going Second

Seth Godin says, "Go first!" But that may not be the best advice for church communicators who need to follow the leading of their pastors.

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Church Marketing Directory
1 Comment » August 20, 2010

Church Marketing Directory

The Church Marketing Directory has been expanding rapidly over the last couple of months. We’re here to round up some of the latest action and links that have gone live.

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Socialnomics by Eric Qualman
2 Comments » August 19, 2010

Socialnomics by Eric Qualman

Social media is transforming the way we do life and forcing transparency on us like never before. But how will the church respond to this revolution? Justin Wise provides some ...

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first-impressions-beyond Article
No Comments » August 18, 2010

Reminding People Why We’re Here

When people have a sense of why they're here, direction and decisions become clear. As communicators, we would serve our audiences well to continually remind them why they're here.

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poll-results Article
No Comments » August 17, 2010

Years of Typos Poll Results

In the last six years, we've been standing firm against typographic missteps. So what say you, loyal readers? Has your church made improvements between then and now? How is your ...

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Live Webinar with Cynthia Ware
No Comments » August 17, 2010

Live Webinar with Cynthia Ware

Check out a live webinar with our own Cynthia Ware today on M2Live at 11:30 a.m. EDT (8:30 a.m. PDT).

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Twitter Lessons from Rick Warren
13 Comments » August 16, 2010

Twitter Lessons from Rick Warren

Last week Rick Warren challenged any church in America to a who’s godlier contest with a tweet that gives us a chance to learn some social media lessons.

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Church Marketing Lab: DVD Covers, Fliers & Great Questions
No Comments » August 13, 2010

Church Marketing Lab: DVD Covers, Fliers & Great Questions

Keep up with the action from the Church Marketing Lab over the past few weeks. From hot discussions to new graphics, we have a look at what's new.

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Strippers vs. Churchgoers
12 Comments » August 12, 2010

Strippers vs. Churchgoers

Strippers turn the tables and protest the church that protested them. We explore [obvious] lessons in church communication from this goofy tale.

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The Diversity Filter
11 Comments » August 11, 2010

The Diversity Filter

One of the unstated rules in the church world when creating visual communication pieces--especially when visuals call for pictures of people--is to make sure everything looks diverse.

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