Google Maps SEO Key Ranking Factors

Resources, Work

Easiest Way to Win on Google: 5 Key Ranking Factors on a Google Maps Listing

11 Oct , 2016  

Today’s guest post comes from Tyler Rominger over at MinistryDesigns.com. Tyler points out a set of key ranking techniques for SEO that almost everyone either ignores or doesn’t know about.  While the tips are “advanced” ways to approach maps optimization successfully it doesn’t require any specific “advanced” skillsets other than being strategic. That’s a good […]

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Catalyst Bloggers

Ponderings, Resources, Work

Post Catalyst Atlanta Meet-Up Video Report

10 Oct , 2016  

The Catalyst Blogger Meet-Up was a blast! But things were in its favor, as always when returning to Duluth, GA and the Infinite Energy Center (it will always fondly be known as the Gwinnett Arena to me haha!) in October. Catalyst continues to march on in the post-Brad Lominick world — Although Brad was an inspiring […]

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Ponderings, Work

Honor In Your Work

7 Oct , 2016  

Today I got a piece of direct mail. Instead of throwing it out into the recycle bin, I am keeping this one for good. It’s the first official printed piece from my alma mater, Princeton Theological Seminary, with its new logo mark on the envelope in the return address area. I’m keeping it because it […]

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Resources, Work

The First 10 Apps I Installed on My MacBook Pro

3 Oct , 2016  

It’s time for a new laptop, so I recently picked up a new MacBook Pro. It’s got that new car smell thing going on and this week has definitely been fun to have a new machine for work (and play). I need to try out the Mac Migration Assistant  but in the meantime, I need […]

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Faith, Resources, Work

Start Using Social Media For What It’s Made For : Connect Directly With Every Catalyst East Atlanta 2016 Main Stage Speaker

3 Oct , 2016  

Do you follow any of the Catalyst conference speakers on social media?  Are you in the Catalyst tribe?  Are you headed to the Infinity Energy Center in Atlanta this week? Here’s the most important question: HAVE YOU EVER CONNECTED WITH ANY OF THE SPEAKERS ON SOCIAL MEDIA BEFORE? Why not? (I am assuming you have […]

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Kenny Jahng / Content Marketing

Resources, Work

Why the Top 8 List On Thom Rainer’s Site Is Faulty & How To Fix It With Content Marketing And An Advanced Tactic

1 Oct , 2016  

It seems like everyone knows to prioritize website and content marketing when you build or manage a site these days.  Even church websites are trying to optimize their sites well, which is a good thing. Someone forwarded a great post from Thom Rainer’s blog recently that featured 8 Things Your Church Website Must Have.  Thom’s blog […]

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remarketing ads

Resources, Work

Connect with Site Visitors–Re-Engage With Remarketing Ads

30 Sep , 2016  

Jen Miles is a veteran of the church online and the digital church communications space. I had a chance to catch up with Jen at the ThatCC Conference in Atlanta. One of the chat threads we had was that there wasn’t enough practical resources available that go beyond the 101 level of digital communications craft. That’s […]

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Faith, Resources, Work

How to Get The Most Out Of #CatalystATL Labs 2016 Using Social Media

28 Sep , 2016  

This October, I’m flying in Atlanta to attend Catalyst Labs 2016. There’s a slew of great speakers and it’s definitely a more intimate setting than listening to a talk with 12,000 other people in Gwinnett Arena (I know it’s now called Infinity Energy, but everyone calls it Gwinnett — even the hotels in the area […]

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Faith, Work

Church Giving: Feeling Guilty About The Offering Plate

27 Sep , 2016  

I was at a church this past Sunday where they actually did not pass the offering plate during the service. They had a small bucket of the front of the church. If you wanted to bring your tithe and offering you need to go up to the front at some point. I believe the pastor […]

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Resources, Work

Why You’ll 💕 Emoji ✉️ Subject Lines

26 Sep , 2016  

If I told you I have a tactic that could increase your email open rates by up to 45%, would you be willing to test it out? Yup, Experian reports that Emoji’s in email subject lines can lift open rates significantly. Others reporting 56% or even 65%. Wowzers. There is a lot to consider like […]

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