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Church Social Media is Not Equal to A Stage Announcement

As Church Communicators I can think of many things we all have in common, but one that sticks out is the desire that our ministries have to get their event announced from the stage on a Sunday morning. Everyone thinks that a stage announcement is the end-all-be-all for promoting their event. In reality this is […]

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Your Church’s Problem in Social Media

If I had to guess, one of your church’s biggest challenges isn’t what you actually think it is. Most people think that they don’t have enough content to have a consistent presence on social media. When in reality, it’s not a lack of content that is your church’s problem, but it is a lack of […]

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My Church Social Media Calendar + Free Download!

I spent some time over the holidays and with family and friends, but as usual I couldn’t take some time off without thinking about the next year and the ideas I wanted to share with you in the church social media space. Also, as I looked back on my posts from the past year it […]

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Social Media Christmas Invitations

If you’re a regular reader here on my blog, then I hope you know by now that context is key in your church’s social media presence, which is why I hope you’re thinking about how to use your Church’s social media presence around Christmas. Okay, let’s face it, I hope you were thinking about this […]

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How to “Reach” the Most People on your Church’s Facebook Page Without Paying Money

If you’re like most churches, including mine, you probably don’t have alot of resources to devote to Facebook marketing so that your posts reach the most people. We’ve experimented with paid Facebook ads over the last year, and they do work quite well, but the reality is that we can’t pay for Facebook ads all […]

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Managing Church Social Media Volunteers

If you’re managing social media for your church and you have realized that you can’t do it all on your own, it may be time to start recruiting some volunteers to help lighten the load. Heck, you yourself may even be a volunteer. I’m not going to assume that everyone reading this blog is a […]

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Context is Key in Church Social Media

There is a saying going around right now in regards to digital and social media presence, “If content is king then context is queen.” What does it mean? Content is what drives your presence online. If you’re not providing valuable content for your community then you’re going to become irrelevant to them, and they’ll stop […]

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How Church Leaders Can Use LinkedIn

This is a guest post written by Jeremy Smith of 78p.tv. When someone thinks of social media, they may come with a variety of definitions that circle around the concept of connecting with loved ones, catching up with old friends, networking with colleagues, and sharing your life through text status updates, pictures, and commenting on other […]

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My Biggest Challenge as a Social Media Director

I was once asked by someone, “What has been your biggest challenge so far in your role at Park?” The question took me off guard. Usually people will ask, what I enjoy most about my job? Or what projects am I currently working on? But I’m not sure if I had ever been asked what […]

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Social Media Data as Narrative

Let me guess…you do communications at a church, and your leadership doesn’t understand the need to commit time and resources to your church’s social media presence, or their personal social media presence. If you work in church communications, you’ve likely run into this at some point, or you’re dealing with it right now. In my […]

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