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  • 19 tips for building a church communication strategy

    Download our ebook and learn how to communicate more effectively with the people you want to reach We all know communication is key, but sometimes communicating with people effectively is easier said than done. When you communicate one-to-one it’s relatively easy to convey a message clearly, and there is little chance of your message not […]

    How to promote your church: 5 tips

    The options for promoting your church are endless, but before you delve into the ‘how’ it’s prudent to clarify the ‘why’. There are numerous reasons to promote your church, in fact most churches will have multiple reasons. It’s important to pin down what the most important reasons are, as the ‘why’ will determine the ‘how’. […]

    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 […]

    Introducing the church marketing funnel

    If you’ve read our last few blog posts you will be aware of a model we’ve created called the ‘church marketing funnel’, in this post we thought we’d explain it in more detail. The church marketing funnel is an adaptation of the traditional marketing funnel which illustrates the journey of a consumer to a purchase […]

    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 […]

    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 […]

    10 top tips for getting started with Twitter

    Twitter is one of our favourite social media sites; it may not be as big as Facebook but it’s a place of vibrant and genuine conversation, a place where people congregate around creative ideas and topics they care about. Twitter has the potential to be a very useful tool for most organisations but most don’t […]

    We’ll move mountains to get His message out

    For years we’ve applied our skills to helping businesses succeed and get their message out, now we’re applying those skills to get His message out! We’re committed to fulfilling the great commission online. Prior to launching SameVine we spent 10 years developing websites and launching effective marketing campaigns for businesses, from start-ups to publicly traded […]