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Church Communication on the Cheap on #cmschat
No Comments » May 2, 2015

Church Communication on the Cheap on #cmschat

This week's #cmschat on Twitter covered hacks, tips and ideas for how to do church communication on a shoestring budget.

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10 Tips for a Mobile-Friendly Church Website
2 Comments » April 30, 2015

10 Tips for a Mobile-Friendly Church Website

Google has changed their search algorithm to favor mobile-friendly sites. The #cmschat community shares tips for creating a mobile-friendly church website.

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Mother’s Day: Third Most Popular Sunday
1 Comment » April 29, 2015

Mother’s Day: Third Most Popular Sunday

Mother's Day is the third most attended Sunday of the year, but let's avoid some of the pitfalls of the day, from stereotypes to insensitivity.

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Andy Swart: Pastor Who Understands Communication
No Comments » April 27, 2015

Andy Swart: Pastor Who Understands Communication

We talk with our new board member, Andy Swart. He's a pastor in Arkansas who understands the value of communication.

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Google’s Mobile Friendly Update on #cmschat
No Comments » April 24, 2015

Google’s Mobile Friendly Update on #cmschat

Our chat covered Google's mobile friendly update, dubbed "#Mobilegeddon," and how it will impact your church website.

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26 Giving Tips for Church Communicators
1 Comment » April 23, 2015

26 Giving Tips for Church Communicators

It's not always easy to talk about money in the church, but it's still important to communicate well. We've got 26 giving tips from the community.

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Church Visitor Horror Stories: Congregation Fail
1 Comment » April 22, 2015

Church Visitor Horror Stories: Congregation Fail

Sometimes the greatest obstacle to welcoming new people into your church is the people in your church. Congregation fail.

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Media Nuts and Bolts by Kim D’Souza
No Comments » April 21, 2015

Media Nuts and Bolts by Kim D’Souza

This is a good resource for small churches and pastors who haven’t yet entered the world of media and want to understand the basic concepts.

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The Purpose of Your Church Bulletin: Evaluate Before You Tweak
4 Comments » April 20, 2015

The Purpose of Your Church Bulletin: Evaluate Before You Tweak

What's the purpose of your church bulletin? Is it really the best tool for the job? Before you tweak your bulletin, consider its purpose.

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Communications & Giving on #cmschat
No Comments » April 17, 2015

Communications & Giving on #cmschat

We talked about how your communications team can positively impact giving at your church in the latest Twitter chat.

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Easter Effort: Facebook Advertising

Easter Effort: Facebook Advertising

A church in Louisiana spent a modest amount on Facebook advertising and tripled their Easter attendance. What did your church do for Easter?

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Encouraging Bible Verses for Communicators
No Comments » April 16, 2015

Encouraging Bible Verses for Communicators

Church communication can be hard work. Take care of yourself by staying rooted in these encouraging bible verses.

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7 Ways to Kill Your Bulletin
7 Comments » April 15, 2015

7 Ways to Kill Your Bulletin

The world is moving away from print and toward digital resources, yet the church clings to its printed bulletin. Here's how to kill your bulletin.

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Easter Effort: Farmers Market
No Comments » April 14, 2015

Easter Effort: Farmers Market

A church in Nebraska used a gardening theme and handed out seed packets at farmers markets. What did your church do for Easter?

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The Website Content Episode

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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Easter Effort: You’ve Been Egged
No Comments » April 13, 2015

Easter Effort: You’ve Been Egged

A church in Montana hid eggs in people's yards as an invitation for their Easter services. What did your church do for Easter?

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Easter Marketing Campaign: Found at Church

Easter Marketing Campaign: Found at Church

Most people already know about Easter, so Eagle Brook Church launched a spring campaign to engage people and answer what they found at church.

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Easter Effort: Focus & Unity
No Comments » April 10, 2015

Easter Effort: Focus & Unity

A church in New York focuses on the central message that unites the divided church. What did your church do for Easter?

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