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How Do You Get People to Attend Church More Often?
No Comments » August 6, 2014

How Do You Get People to Attend Church More Often?

Church isn't something people always look forward to. You have to reach out and make it convenient and meaningful to persuade those who would rather stay home.

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Does Church Marketing Still Suck?: 3 Tips & Stats from Tony Morgan
No Comments » July 8, 2014

Does Church Marketing Still Suck?: 3 Tips & Stats from Tony Morgan

Church marketing is better, but there's always room for improvement. Check out three ways churches can improve and a free report on how churches communicate.

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Digital Giving Strategies for Your Church
1 Comment » June 3, 2014

Digital Giving Strategies for Your Church

Online giving is common, but a good strategy isn't. Research from eChurch offers insights into digital giving.

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2013 Church Communication Survey Preliminary Results
4 Comments » June 28, 2013

2013 Church Communication Survey Preliminary Results

Earlier this year we launched what we hope will become our annual church communication survey. We'll start by sharing some of the preliminary results about who we are as communicators ...

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A Teenager’s Plea: Don’t Suck
78 Comments » November 28, 2011

A Teenager’s Plea: Don’t Suck

A teen implores churches to take outreach seriously and make an effort to connect to today's generation.

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demographicsresearch Article
7 Comments » January 25, 2011

Church Web & Social Media Research

A flood of stats and numbers about church web and social media use: 47% of churches actively use Facebook, 78% have a website, etc.

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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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Lessons & Free Tickets from Catalyst One Day Seattle
84 Comments » August 2, 2010

Lessons & Free Tickets from Catalyst One Day Seattle

Catalyst One Day is coming to Seattle Aug. 26. We’ve got free tickets and lessons about how regional differences can change our communication strategy.

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demographicsresearch Article
14 Comments » December 7, 2009

Church Size and Spiritual Belief

Church size matters. Well, not really, but it can have an interesting affect on the spiritual beliefs of a congregation. Despite the persistent perception that mega-churches somehow water down the ...

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demographicsresearch Article
9 Comments » August 27, 2009

Still Don’t Think Social Media Matters?

Many pastors still think technologies haven’t caught on or that investing in social media isn’t worth their church’s time. Next time you hear that from someone, perhaps you could share ...

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demographicsresearch Article
20 Comments » August 3, 2009

A Man Has Needs.

In my opinion the demographic that is ignored the most, or at least not considered as much in the what and how of church, is men. We say we want ...

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demographicsresearch Article
1 Comment » July 7, 2009

Why People Pick a Church

Here’s an oldie but a goodie: Over at Church Relevance Kent Shaffer answered a question about why people pick a church. He shares the results of three different studies, but ...

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demographicsresearch Article
3 Comments » July 2, 2009

Scalejacking and Performance Metrics

Jeff Goins recently posted at Wrecked for the Ordinary entitled Marketers, Quit Hijacking Our Communities. In it, he makes some great points regarding marketers’ obsession with numbers and metrics. I’ll give ...

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demographicsresearch Article
15 Comments » June 24, 2009

Megachurches Are Hip, Young and Selfish

It’s not marketing news per se, but the Associated Press reported last week on a study looking at the differences in contemporary megachurches and their smaller Protestant counterparts (minichurches?). Anyone ...

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demographicsresearch Article
9 Comments » March 5, 2009

Christianity Not a Default

Christianity is no longer the default faith for Americans, according to half the population. And apparently Christians are leading the charge in that belief. A Barna survey released back in January ...

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