Archive for March 2016

6 Ways to React to Facebook Reactions
1 Comment » March 30, 2016

6 Ways to React to Facebook Reactions

Facebook finally moved beyond the 'like' button and introduced Facebook reactions. In theory, churches can better know what people think of your content.

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Stressing Less and Finding Rhythm With Josh Reich and Adam Legg
No Comments » March 28, 2016

Stressing Less and Finding Rhythm With Josh Reich and Adam Legg

Three pastors talk about stress in ministry and finding rhythm rather than balance in this Innovate 4 Jesus video.

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Social Media Content: Seeking Engagement First
No Comments » March 24, 2016

Social Media Content: Seeking Engagement First

We don’t focus much time or effort on gaining followers. We’re more concerned with sharing social media content that’s extremely engaging for people.

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How Churches Are Failing Facebook: Programs Over People
No Comments » March 23, 2016

How Churches Are Failing Facebook: Programs Over People

Too many church Facebook pages are promoting programs instead of connecting with people. Is your social media content advertising or entertainment?

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Creating Church Community Through Better Content
No Comments » March 21, 2016

Creating Church Community Through Better Content

Ask yourself: What could we post that would give people a sense of connectivity and affinity? That's how you find better content.

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Church Bulletin Do’s and Don’ts: A Visitor’s Perspective
3 Comments » March 16, 2016

Church Bulletin Do’s and Don’ts: A Visitor’s Perspective

A church bulletin user offers bulletin tips from a user's perspective. What should be on the cover? How much info inside? Should you use pictures?

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7 Tips to Improve Your Church Bulletin
3 Comments » March 14, 2016

7 Tips to Improve Your Church Bulletin

We've got bulletin tips to help you restore that primary vehicle for church communication. We'll engage stakeholders, stop the bloat, quell errors and more.

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Creating Email Campaigns That Work on #cmschat
No Comments » March 11, 2016

Creating Email Campaigns That Work on #cmschat

For this week's #cmschat on Twitter we talk email: How to create campaigns that get opened and acted upon.

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7 Cool Things Churches Are Doing Online
1 Comment » March 9, 2016

7 Cool Things Churches Are Doing Online

We collected examples of cool things churches are doing online, including welcome videos, sermon previews, Q&As and more. What is your church doing?

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2015 Annual Report
No Comments » March 8, 2016

2015 Annual Report

Our 2015 annual report tells the story of what we've done in the last year to help churches courageously share their own stories. When the church wins, we win.

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Church Email Newsletters: Specific Strategy Tips
4 Comments » March 7, 2016

Church Email Newsletters: Specific Strategy Tips

Does your church send out a lot of emails without much thought to content or consistency? Hear how one church staffer led a team to create a new strategy for ...

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How to Reach More People on Social Media at Easter on #cmschat
No Comments » March 4, 2016

How to Reach More People on Social Media at Easter on #cmschat

Our weekly Twitter chat turns to Easter and social media, exploring ways your church can reach more people.

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6 Lessons From Serving on Vestry
1 Comment » March 2, 2016

6 Lessons From Serving on Vestry

I served on vestry—the leadership board—at my church for three years and learned some valuable communications lessons.

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