snapchat history infographics

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22 INFOGRAPHICS THAT TELL THE STORY ABOUT SNAPCHAT

19 May , 2016  

You know Snapchat is all the rage, but have you tried it out yet? Perhaps you’re not getting the entire picture. There’s some early chatter about how to use it, examples for churches, etc.  And you should expect more to come for sure. I pulled together this collection of infographics to help tell the story […]

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Katie Allred

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Interview: Katie Allred on Managing the Church Communications Facebook Group

18 May , 2016  

This week, I had a chance to catch-up with @KatieJAllred in a Facebook Group and outside of it, who is a social media rockstar for the Church and @brentwoodbc church in Tennessee. She facilitates a vibrant community of church communicators on Facebook via a closed Facebook Group. While other similar purposed groups have been around, this one skyrocketed in membership […]

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The Comprehensive List of SnapChat Tutorials, How-To Guides & Tips for Churches

17 May , 2016  

SnapChat is the new kid on the block, even though it’s been around for awhile. It hasn’t really been considered as a main platform for churches and most organizations to date — even Jay Kranda and I didn’t include it in the tour of social platforms within our free Social Media Jumpstart microcourse. But today, […]

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I’m Interviewing Start-up Entrepreneurs on a New Podcast

17 May , 2016   Video

Do you enjoy podcasts? Seems like everyone is getting into them. I call it the Netflix halo effect. People are now used to hunting for quality on-demand content to consume. This month, I’m helping to kick off a new podcast on iTunes, Stitcher Radio, and the Interwebs.  It’s been fun planning and prepping for the […]

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The #1 Thing Worship Band Leaders Aren’t Doing Right Now, But Should Be

12 May , 2016  

Hey Worship Band Leaders . . . Here’s a test: DO YOU KNOW THESE TWO (plus @GaryVee) YOUTUBE SUPERSTARS? If you are a worship band leader and you don’t know who these young women are, take a look at this episode of the #ASKGARYVEE Show because after watching, you’ll agree it’s super important to know why […]

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mother's day church infographic

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Mother’s Day Is Bigger Than You Think

30 Apr , 2016  

It was a surprise to me when I first heard the research from Lifeway about Mother’s Day and the church. Upon reflection it makes sense, but I think most church leaders aren’t intentional about Mother’s Day as it is Easter or Christmas. But since it is the #1 non-religious holiday attendance Sunday for most churches, pastors should […]

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Missional Discipleship Via Social Media

26 Apr , 2016  

I was recently asked to speak at The Wesleyan Church’s Missional Discipleship Conference Online.   Here is my interview segment with Jeremy Summers of their Church Multiplication & Discipleship division. It was an honor to be invited into the conversation. I love what they are doing. Their efforts to build momentum are reflected in the […]

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STOP Using Social Media As A Megaphone

12 Apr , 2016  

You really don’t have an excuse anymore.  So just put down the megaphone. You can’t say this is all new stuff and you don’t know any better. Why? Because. . . They are all OLD.  Older than you think. Social media is NO LONGER a shiny new fad. Wikipedia launched may of 2001. That’s 15 years […]

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12 Thoughtful Ways To Make a Church Service on Mother’s Day Heartwarming and Impactful

4 Apr , 2016  

Did you know that the origin of Mother’s Day was from the church? Yes, a woman from a United Methodist Church started it at all and it became a national movement. So it’s definitely a church thing! So it is quite natural for you to plan your church service the week of Mother’s Day in […]

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Social Media Platforms: Home Sweet Home

30 Mar , 2016  

The more I work with social media networks and platforms, the more I realize that each one is quite different from each other. Here’s one way to look at it that I recently pulled together to help paint the picture of why and how social media platforms differ from each other:   Which newer social […]

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