Faith, Resources, Work

37 Ways to Use Instagram for Church

18 May , 2017  

Is your church on Instagram, yet? Having  trouble thinking about how to use Instagram for church? If you haven’t started using Instagram for church, then, I’m telling you, you’re missing a lot. With an astounding 700 million users per month, it remains to be one of the best avenues for telling the world about your church […]

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10 Online Tools For Making Amazing Social Media Visual Content

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10 Online Tools For Making Amazing Social Media Visual Content

15 May , 2017  

Many teams don’t have Photoshop, in design, illustrator, or many of the high-priced graphic tools available on the market for creating content for social media. Moreover, they don’t have anyone on staff or a volunteer that knows how to use these graphics programs. I’ve mentioned Canva and other social media graphics tools that you can use […]

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The Call to Action Your Website Is Missing And Why

10 May , 2017  

BIG MISTAKE One of the biggest misunderstandings or marketing on the web is what to do once they arrive in your website. So many people still have the “let’s build it and they will come” mentality. And stop right there. One of the biggest fatal mistakes is when you haven’t given a second of thought […]

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3 Fatal Mistakes Churches Make with first impressions and how to avoid it

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3 Fatal Mistakes Churches Make With First Impressions And How To Avoid Them

4 May , 2017  

Marketing, information technology, and guest services. Three distinctly different teams. One is arranging type on a page, while another is arranging chairs, and the third is arranging to have all social media platforms updated at the same time as the web site goes live. These are your first three lines of defense when it comes […]

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Church For The Rest Of Us

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Church for the Rest of Us

2 May , 2017  

A REAL OUTLIER IN APPROACH One church to watch that is approaching communications quite differently than the rest is Verve Church in Las Vegas.   If anyone knows a thing or two about how to do this, it’s Vince. Their church is in one of the least reached cities in America, Las Vegas. And they’re […]

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3 Reasons your Church should use Snapchat

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3 Reasons your Church should use Snapchat

1 May , 2017  

I wonder what a time traveler would think if she traveled forward in time to 2017. They’d expect to see flying cars and robot butlers. Instead, they would just see people constantly looking at themselves on their handheld devise. Like a weird digital mirror. I remember when I first downloaded Snapchat on my phone. Admittedly, I […]

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Mark MacDonald

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Lunch & Learn: Mark MacDonald Says Be Known For Something

14 Apr , 2017  

Mark MacDonald whats you to be known for something. What’s Mark’s story? First, he is an accomplished communicator.  He is former Senior Creative Director of one of eastern Canada’s larger ad agencies, Director of Communications, now a Bible teacher (cool story how he accidentally started a church!), and President of his national church branding agency, Be Known […]

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Resources, Work

28 Must-Use Services That Will Increase Your Productivity By 238%

13 Apr , 2017  

I recently blogged about all of my list of Go-To productivity apps. A bit different than the list  top tools for social media I published at the beginning of the year. It was a great exercise to build an inventory of things I rely upon to get my work done. By 238%, well, maybe — maybe […]

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Resources, Work

The List of Apps and Services I Use To Get Work Done

6 Apr , 2017  

I was inspired by my entrepreneurial friend Daniel Irmler who runs ChurchHacks who recently shared a list of things he uses for work. I thought it would be good to list out the things that I use in my daily routine. THE LIST OF BEST APPS AND SERVICES FOR PRODUCTIVITY AT WORK Here is a […]

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How to Optimize Your Website Experience with A/B Testing and Google

31 Mar , 2017  

A/B testing is one of those technical terms that automatically elevates you to the category of “ninja” if you are any room talking about how you were using it. It’s one of the most powerful tools to help optimize your website conversion experience. WHAT IS A/B TESTING? On a very basic level, A/B testing iis […]

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