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6 Simple Christmas Ideas
No Comments » September 28, 2016

6 Simple Christmas Ideas

Christmas is coming, and it's time for your church to start planning. We've got some simple ideas to get you going, from social media to reaching out.

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Close the Generational Communication Gap
1 Comment » September 26, 2016

Close the Generational Communication Gap

To close a generational communication gap, you need to do three things: commit to relevance and intentionality, correct assumptions and respect everyone.

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Church Communication Project Management on #cmschat
No Comments » September 23, 2016

Church Communication Project Management on #cmschat

How do you manage work that matters? The #cmschat on Twitter covers church communication project management.

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Churches Still Aren’t Listening on Social Media
No Comments » September 21, 2016

Churches Still Aren’t Listening on Social Media

We tested church responsiveness on Twitter, and the results are not good. Social media is supposed to be social, but churches aren't listening.

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Jeanette Yates: Finding Help in Community
No Comments » September 19, 2016

Jeanette Yates: Finding Help in Community

Thrust into her job, church communicator Jeanette Yates felt overwhelmed and ready to quit. She turned to Google and stumbled upon a community ready to help.

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Christmas Ideas to Share Your Message on #cmschat
No Comments » September 16, 2016

Christmas Ideas to Share Your Message on #cmschat

With 100 days until Christmas, last night's #cmschat covered Christmas ideas to help your church spread the good news.

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How to Survive the Fall
No Comments » September 14, 2016

How to Survive the Fall

Everything ramps up at church in the fall. How do you survive it all? We've got two tips: 1) Go back to the basics and 2) Cut something.

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52 Ways to Reinvigorate Your Creativity
No Comments » September 12, 2016

52 Ways to Reinvigorate Your Creativity

Do you feel like your creativity is flagging a bit? It happens. We've got some ideas—52 to be exact—to get your creative juices flowing again.

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Church Comm Hacks: Doing It Well When You Can’t Do It All on #cmschat
No Comments » September 9, 2016

Church Comm Hacks: Doing It Well When You Can’t Do It All on #cmschat

For last night's #cmschat on Twitter, Jeanette Yates led a conversation about how to do church communication well when you're overwhelmed.

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Creative Missions 2016: Branding
1 Comment » September 7, 2016

Creative Missions 2016: Branding

Branding visually communicates who the church is and what it does. It encompasses logos, connection cards and, yes, the age-old bulletin.

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How to Harness Text Messaging for Your Church on #cmschat
No Comments » September 2, 2016

How to Harness Text Messaging for Your Church on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter covered how your church can harness the power of text messaging.

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5 Reasons to Use Video Announcements
2 Comments » August 31, 2016

5 Reasons to Use Video Announcements

When it comes to communication during weekend worship experiences, video announcements help with planning and make for shareable content on the web.

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A Week in the Life: Sarah Murry
No Comments » August 30, 2016

A Week in the Life: Sarah Murry

Communications Director Sarah Murry talks about overcoming sickness and printer issues while implementing a new creative request system.

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The Email Marketing for Churches Episode
1 Comment » August 29, 2016

The Email Marketing for Churches Episode

Churches of any size can capitalize on email and transform it into their strongest tool for communication. We explore how your church can do it.

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Facebook Live: Reaching More People for Your Church on #cmschat
No Comments » August 26, 2016

Facebook Live: Reaching More People for Your Church on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter covered how your church can effectively use Facebook Live to reach more people.

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Snapchat: An Introduction for Churches
No Comments » August 24, 2016

Snapchat: An Introduction for Churches

Snapchat is confusing, hard to use, weird and wow do I sound old. It's also bigger than Twitter and a powerful way your church can reach young people.

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Snapchat Geofilters for Churches

Snapchat Geofilters for Churches

For as little as $5 you can use Snapchat geofilters as a unique way to encourage people to capture and share what's happening at your church.

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A Week in the Life: Sherri Jones
No Comments » August 23, 2016

A Week in the Life: Sherri Jones

Marketing Director Sherri Jones talks about rolling out a new website, a big pastor appreciation event, and the power and confidence of a good team.

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