Archive for the ‘Think Ahead’ Category

Scheduling, Managing & Priority of Messages on #cmschat
No Comments » March 20, 2015

Scheduling, Managing & Priority of Messages on #cmschat

This week's #cmschat talked about how to schedule, manage and prioritize your church's messages. How do you decide what gets a platform announcement?

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Easter Ideas on #cmschat
No Comments » February 20, 2015

Easter Ideas on #cmschat

Our weekly Twitter chat covers Easter ideas. Check out the transcript for all the tips and ideas from church communicators in the trenches.

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The Best Easter Strategy: Stay Calm
1 Comment » February 18, 2015

The Best Easter Strategy: Stay Calm

Easter is coming up quick. Aak! But don't freak out. The best Easter strategy is to just stay calm. Tackle your marketing strategy one bite at a time.

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Looking Ahead to 2015
1 Comment » December 22, 2014

Looking Ahead to 2015

This is the time of year when we reflect on 2014 and look towards 2015. We have collected some posts from around the Internet to help us reflect and plan.

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Four Ways to Shift the Church’s Focus
No Comments » December 15, 2014

Four Ways to Shift the Church’s Focus

In order for effective communication to be a reality in the church, change needs to happen. We need to shift our way of thinking. More importantly, we need to enable ...

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Thanksgiving: Chaos to Calm
No Comments » November 24, 2014

Thanksgiving: Chaos to Calm

Thanksgiving can often get lost in the rush to promote Christmas. Rather than feeling stressed, take this time to be thankful for all that we have.

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How to Manage Your Communication Schedule & Strategy
5 Comments » November 18, 2014

How to Manage Your Communication Schedule & Strategy

"I fell into church communication. Now what?" Get a handle on a communication schedule and strategy. We've got four principles and a free webinar.

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Embrace Tradition for Your Christmas Celebration
No Comments » November 17, 2014

Embrace Tradition for Your Christmas Celebration

Don't put baby Jesus on a zip line, embrace tradition: candlelight services, classic songs, the Christmas story. People like tradition at Christmas.

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Advent: Don’t Reinvent Christmas
1 Comment » November 10, 2014

Advent: Don’t Reinvent Christmas

Christmas is coming, but you don't need to stress. There's a ready made Christmas promo plan called Advent.

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Be Warm & Inspiring This Christmas: Free Video Download
1 Comment » November 6, 2014

Be Warm & Inspiring This Christmas: Free Video Download

Gary Molander shares the need for churches to be warm and inspiring as they reach out to people for Christmas.

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Fall Back: Help Your Church Remember Daylight Savings
2 Comments » October 28, 2014

Fall Back: Help Your Church Remember Daylight Savings

Daylight Savings Time ends this weekend. Did you remember? Will your congregation? Help them out with a simple reminder using this free graphic.

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Christmas Creativity: Think Inside Your Box
1 Comment » October 24, 2014

Christmas Creativity: Think Inside Your Box

Christmas is coming. You might not have time for some wild and crazy Christmas idea. You need to work within your limitations. That's true creativity.

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How Your Church Can Innovate by Asking “What If?”
3 Comments » September 2, 2014

How Your Church Can Innovate by Asking “What If?”

Innovation through bold questions: What if that idea applied here? What if this "fact" wasn't actually true? What if I'm wrong?

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How Will Church Communicators Change in 10 Years?
4 Comments » July 29, 2014

How Will Church Communicators Change in 10 Years?

For the past month we've talked about how far church marketing has come. Now we need to talk about where it's going.

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Does Church Marketing Still Suck?: Dawn Nicole Baldwin
6 Comments » July 21, 2014

Does Church Marketing Still Suck?: Dawn Nicole Baldwin

Church marketing has come a long way in the past 10 years, but we still have some work to do. We've run into a new problem: over communicating.

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