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Church social media planning by objectives

In this post we want to build on our previous post entitled Social Media: Post with purpose. Specifically we wanted to provide some additional advice on how to post with purpose, and it all starts with your objectives. The key question is why are you using social media? The answers to this question should form […]

Do you need help with your church communications?

Church communication isn’t as straightforward as it once was. Once upon a time it consisted of little more than weekly announcements and the church newsletter printed out on a couple of sheets of A4. How times have changed, with the rise of online communications the way we communicate has evolved, and we believe the way churches […]

Types of communication strategies for churches and charities

What is a communication strategy? A communication strategy is the blueprint that will be used to exchange information between your organisation and your community. There are various types of strategies that you can utilise to reach your community, the one best suited to you depends primarily on your church objectives and the resources you have […]

The key components of a church communication plan

I was looking at our website analytics data recently and realised that our blog post ‘4 simple steps for creating a church communication plan‘ is one of our most popular posts. Also, When people browse our website it seems that ‘communications plan’ is one of the most popular tags they click on. So we took […]

A few reasons to join us at the Premier Digital Conference 2015

If you follow us on Twitter or Facebook you may already know that we will be co-sponsoring the Premier Digital Conference 2015 and we are super excited about it! The Premier Digital Conference 2015 is about enabling the Christian community to make an impact online through what we create. Whether your interest is websites, social […]

The anatomy of an effective blog post

Our last post was all about getting your church blog off to a flying start. So in this post we thought it would be fitting to go into more detail regarding how to create an effective blog post and the key elements that you should include. Blogging requires a significant time investment, so if you […]

5 tips to get your church blog off to a flying start

First things first what is a blog? A blog is a regularly updated website or web page, typically one run by an individual or small group, that is written in an informal or conversational style – WikiPedia In recent years blogs have become more popular than traditional websites. Perhaps this is because their tone and […]

6 tips for spreading Sunday sermons online

Our pastors spend a lot of time in prayer and study to deliver a Word on Sundays that is perfect for the people. So it seems a shame that once the message is over that’s it. Yes, many churches record the message for sale after service, but it rarely goes further than the membership. The […]

Positioning your ministry on the Internet

There is a term in marketing known as positioning. Positioning is about where a brand chooses to fit in the market in relation to the competition. It’s about occupying a distinct market position in the minds of your target audience. The most basic definition of positioning is: Identifying and attempting to occupy a market niche. Defining the brand and identifying the positioning […]

This is why your ministry needs a strong online presence

Having a GOOD website for your ministry is a must The picture above says it all, we have officially become an Internet generation. When we want or need something our first port of call tends to be Google, whether we’re looking for a new car or a church address. If you cannot be found on the […]