Tag Archives: church social media

Facebook Changes for Your Church

Whether you’re just starting to use social media for your church or you’re a veteran you should know something…Facebook is a moving target. Yes, that’s right. When you use social media you need to be willing to adapt to the ever-changing landscape of the social web. Don’t let this stop you from taking the leap […]

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The Best Way To Kill Your Church’s Social Media

I’ve been posting alot about content recently. And while content is what provides value for your church and your community through social media, it is not the foundation of your church’s social media presence. Content will not keep your church’s social media presence going in the long run. Relationships will keep your church’s social media […]

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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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Optimal Times For Facebook Posts For Your Church

The question I get asked most often by churches using social media and specifically Facebook is “When are the best times to post content?” And my answer is the same for everyone, “I don’t know.” It could be different for your church than it is for my church. It all depends on your context and […]

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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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Church Social Media Survey

As I wrote earlier, it takes focus to build an online community. Focus helps you spend time on the people that matter, and build a core audience. When that core audience is happy, then they will share the community with their friends who could then become a part of your core audience. It is all […]

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3 Reasons Facebook Hashtags is a Big Deal for Your Church

Facebook has finally adopted the use of hashtags. And you may think I’m crazy, but this is some of the best news for churches using social media since the Facebook Page post scheduling feature was released…and here’s why. The big deal is this: Streamlining Hashtags – For Facebook to finally implement hashtags means that you church […]

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Monday Wake Up

I attended my first Shakespeare drama this past weekend. I actually attended the drama 4 times over the course of the weekend as my wife had a part in it. Fortunately I read the synopsis before the first performance or I’m pretty sure I would’ve been completely lost. It’s amazing to me how people can […]

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Trial & Error in Church Social Media

Did you know that 80% of social media success is trial and error. Just kidding. I made that up. But I’m not lying when I say that a large amount of what you will learn in using social media for your church is trial and error. You can read all the social media books you […]

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