Archive for October 2012

Office Hours: Church Signs & Facebook
2 Comments » October 31, 2012

Office Hours: Church Signs & Facebook

Our own Justin Wise has online office hours and takes your questions. This week he talks about effective church signs and examples of churches using Facebook.

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Church Marketing Scares
4 Comments » October 31, 2012

Church Marketing Scares

A Halloween round up of some of the scariest church marketing you've ever seen, including Star Wars, church signs and more.

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Boring vs. Fun: How to Prevent the Boring
No Comments » October 29, 2012

Boring vs. Fun: How to Prevent the Boring

There's a lot of fun work in church communication. There's also stuff that's boring. A lot of fun stuff eventually becomes boring, but there are ways we can keep that ...

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Church Marketing Lab: Christmas
No Comments » October 26, 2012

Church Marketing Lab: Christmas

It's that time of year again for church communications folks: time to develop the branding for Christmas. Jump over and see some designs in the Church Marketing Lab.

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Boring vs. Fun: Earning the Privilege
4 Comments » October 24, 2012

Boring vs. Fun: Earning the Privilege

There's a lot of fun work in church communication. There's also stuff that's boring. But we need to earn the privilege to do fun stuff by being diligent with the ...

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Boring vs. Fun: Embrace Them Together
3 Comments » October 22, 2012

Boring vs. Fun: Embrace Them Together

There's a lot of fun work in church communication. There's also stuff that's boring. We need to embrace them both, recognizing that the boring work lays the foundation for what's ...

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Office Hours: Social Media & Pastoral Blogging
5 Comments » October 17, 2012

Office Hours: Social Media & Pastoral Blogging

Our own Justin Wise has online office hours and takes your questions. This week he talks about calls to action in social media and how to get your pastor blogging.

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Getting Started: Josh Burns
17 Comments » October 15, 2012

Getting Started: Josh Burns

"When it comes down to it, church communication isn't about the technology, methods or design. It is about relationships."

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Church Marketing Lab: Videos
No Comments » October 12, 2012

Church Marketing Lab: Videos

The Church Marketing Lab is a great place to get feedback on your print compositions; but, did you know you can also post videos and interactive elements in the Lab?

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Church Communication Hero: Vincent van Gogh
6 Comments » October 10, 2012

Church Communication Hero: Vincent van Gogh

Despite a messy life, the artist Vincent van Gogh modeled the creative life for us as church communicators. We can learn from this artist--if unhinged--hero.

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Getting Started: Steve Fogg
14 Comments » October 8, 2012

Getting Started: Steve Fogg

"I don't equate boring with what I do," says church communicator Steve Fogg. "If something is boring yet informative and nails our mission... win!"

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Job Board: Marketing Directory & Director of Communication
No Comments » October 5, 2012

Job Board: Marketing Directory & Director of Communication

Check out a marketing director position in Kentucky and director of communications openings in Oklahoma and Texas.

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Church Advertising Observations Part 2: 8 Tips
6 Comments » October 2, 2012

Church Advertising Observations Part 2: 8 Tips

If church advertising doesn't work, how do we make it work? We explore eight practical tips that can help make your advertising more effective.

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Church Advertising Observations Part 1: Why It Doesn’t Work
19 Comments » October 1, 2012

Church Advertising Observations Part 1: Why It Doesn’t Work

So much church advertising doesn't work. It doesn't resonate, it beats up on the church and it doesn't work on an emotional level. We explore why church advertising often falls ...

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