Archive for the ‘Writing & Editing’ Category

How to Manage Content for Your Church
July 20, 2015

How to Manage Content for Your Church

Most churches are creating lots of content—it can really help to organize it. We share extra tips from our recent Church Marketing Podcast.

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3 Places Where the Church Has Too Many Typos
June 10, 2015

3 Places Where the Church Has Too Many Typos

Learn where typos are most often found in the church, how to fix them and why it's important.

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The Website Content Episode
April 14, 2015

The Website Content Episode

We talk with copywriter, marketer and storyteller Mike Kim about how your church can write effective copy.

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A Storytelling Refresher for Your Church
October 14, 2014

A Storytelling Refresher for Your Church

The church loves stories. But as much as we love them, we need more practice in making storytelling work in our communication.

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writing-editing Article
October 9, 2014

Religious Style Guide: Consistency!

Every church communicator needs a style guide, but the AP Stylebook doesn’t always cut it. You need a religious style guide to bring consistency.

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Embrace Restrictions: The 5-Minute Presentation
September 25, 2013

Embrace Restrictions: The 5-Minute Presentation

Restrictions can unleash your creativity. What would happen if your church embraced restrictions with shorter sermons, welcome videos and announcements?

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How to Write Church Announcements
March 4, 2013

How to Write Church Announcements

The standard announcement is the bane of the church communicator. They're important, necessary and dull. Here's a simple way you can save time and make announcements more effective.

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Wrecked & Writing with Jeff Goins
November 19, 2012

Wrecked & Writing with Jeff Goins

We talk with Jeff Goins, author of Wrecked: When a Broken World Slams into Your Comfortable Life, about writing, wrecking and life.

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Copy Matters: Copy That Sucks
April 19, 2012

Copy Matters: Copy That Sucks

Here's a list of pet peeves from a professional writer. Avoid them and you can avoid having copy that sucks.

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Copy Matters: Proofreading
April 16, 2012

Copy Matters: Proofreading

Typos, spelling errors, grammatical mistakes, wonky style—it can all contribute to ruining otherwise good copy. You must proofread your copy.

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Copy Matters: Style Guides
April 9, 2012

Copy Matters: Style Guides

For the love of all things holy, be consistent. Every church needs a style guide and we've got some examples to get you started.

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Copy Matters: Choosing the Right Words
April 5, 2012

Copy Matters: Choosing the Right Words

Words are important. They have different implications and contexts and you need to be careful what you're communicating. We've got some tips tip help you out.

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Copy Matters: Writing for Non-Writers
April 2, 2012

Copy Matters: Writing for Non-Writers

Not everyone is a writer, but sometimes you still have to write. We ask a non-writer to step up and share tips on how the non-writer can write.

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Copy Matters: Writing for Social Media
March 30, 2012

Copy Matters: Writing for Social Media

Social media isn't just one more channel, it's an opportunity for connection, conversation and care. Here are some tips to improve your writing for social media.

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Copy Matters: Writing for the Web
March 26, 2012

Copy Matters: Writing for the Web

Standard tips for writing for the web and the true difference between web and print.

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