Archive for November 2010

poll-results Article
No Comments » November 30, 2010

Communication Channel Thanksgiving Poll Results

As 2010 winds down and we're all stuffed with turkey, we wanted to know which church communication channel you've been most thankful for this year. And here's what you had ...

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Kem Meyer on Better Communication
4 Comments » November 29, 2010

Kem Meyer on Better Communication

A Q&A with Kem Meyer. We talk about working with people, better communication and a bit about gender.

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Facebook Ads for Your Church
21 Comments » November 24, 2010

Facebook Ads for Your Church

Facebook offers highly targeted advertising and it can work for your church. We offer a detailed description for setting up your first Facebook ad.

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poll-results Article
No Comments » November 23, 2010

Location-Based Church Poll Results

Location-based services are plenty popular these days, but is your church taking advantage. Our Media Salt pals gave some suggestions, so we're asking you how you're leveraging these networks.

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The Next Christians by Gabe Lyons
1 Comment » November 23, 2010

The Next Christians by Gabe Lyons

“Seven years ago, I was 27 years old and embarrassed to call myself Christian.” Gabe Lyons certainly knows how to make a statement.

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CFCC Founder Brad Abare on Social Media & Still Sucking
No Comments » November 22, 2010

CFCC Founder Brad Abare on Social Media & Still Sucking

A Q&A with our own founder, consultant and church communication guy Brad Abare. We talk about where CFCC is going and if church marketing still sucks.

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Pastor Bans Facebook to Stop Adultery
24 Comments » November 19, 2010

Pastor Bans Facebook to Stop Adultery

A New Jersey pastor blames Facebook for marital infidelity and orders his staff to close their accounts or resign. Overkill! It’s all in how you use a tool.

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NaNoWriMo for Church Communication Projects
5 Comments » November 17, 2010

NaNoWriMo for Church Communication Projects

National Novel Writing Month helps authors overcome the inertia and start writing that novel. What if churches did the same thing with communication projects?

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poll-results Article
No Comments » November 16, 2010

Real or Stock Poll Results

Weighing the advantages and disadvantages of stock photography and custom photography is tough work. We wondered where you stand, and you gave us your opinion in this week's poll results.

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Phil Cooke: Media & the Church
3 Comments » November 15, 2010

Phil Cooke: Media & the Church

A Q&A with CFCC board member and media guru Phil Cooke. We talk about what the church can learn from Hollywood and how churches can communicate better.

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Firestarter: Know Who You Are
1 Comment » November 10, 2010

Firestarter: Know Who You Are

Luke Dusek, from Firestarter recipient Bloom in St. Paul, Minn., shares a video lesson in knowing who you are as a church.

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Homeless Advocate Mark Horvath on Church Marketing
37 Comments » November 9, 2010

Homeless Advocate Mark Horvath on Church Marketing

In the midst of his own homelessness crisis Mark Horvath launched InvisiblePeople.tv. We talk with Mark about outreach, marketing and homeless ministry.

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poll-results Article
No Comments » November 8, 2010

Staying Silent Poll Results

After Paul Hickernell's series on when churches stay silent, we wondered how your churches are doing in this area. Here's what you had to say in last week's poll.

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Church Marketing Lab: Christmas, Media Requests & More
1 Comment » November 5, 2010

Church Marketing Lab: Christmas, Media Requests & More

The church communication daily grind can become monotonous, but we should still aim for greatness. Here's some of the work we've seen recently, even if it's boring work.

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Marketing Lessons from Muslims
3 Comments » November 3, 2010

Marketing Lessons from Muslims

A Muslim perspective on church marketing?! Yep. We talk with Eboo Patel about multi-faith dialogue and countering negative publicity, something the church could always learn from.

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