5 Social Media Tactics for the New Year

After all the holiday madness comes a new year. It's an opportunity to hit the reset button and start fresh. The new year is also the perfect time refresh your social media presence. Keep reading to check out my five tips to help you upgrade your interaction with your followers. 1. UPDATE YOUR LOOK The … Continue reading 5 Social Media Tactics for the New Year

How to Use Free Stuff LEGALLY

DISCLAIMER: I am not a lawyer and nothing in this article constitutes legal guidance. This is general copyright information and advice from a Graphic Designer. Please consult with a lawyer before making decisions about using material with a copyright. Most churches work within very tight budgets which can make purchasing or creating high quality graphics, photos, motion backgrounds and videos … Continue reading How to Use Free Stuff LEGALLY

6 Steps to an Effective Event Flyer

I know social media seems to rule the marketing world right now but I think that when it comes to special events, an invitation that someone can physically hold is extremely effective. Especially for busy people, having a flyer or invite that they can stick on the fridge and see daily is more powerful than seeing … Continue reading 6 Steps to an Effective Event Flyer

Church Social Media Study + Your Questions Answered

Social media is a part of daily life for many people. In fact, according to a study released by Pew Research Center, 76% of the Internet users are active on one or more social media sites. It's crazy! We use our computers, tablets, and smart phones to tap into this ever  expanding world of communication, news … Continue reading Church Social Media Study + Your Questions Answered

The 10 Commandments of Church Social Media

For most people, social media is a part of everyday life. This light hearted article will give you some basic rules to follow so your church can take advantage of this incredible communication tool. I. Thou shalt choose the right platform(s) for thy church With so many choices, it can be tough to decide! Should … Continue reading The 10 Commandments of Church Social Media

YouTube vs Vimeo. Which Should We Use?

Before I came on staff at the church I am working for, the video director always uploaded our message videos to Vimeo instead of YouTube and I never understood why. What were the benefits of Vimeo over YouTube? I mean YouTube is the second largest search engine in the world, second to Google who owns … Continue reading YouTube vs Vimeo. Which Should We Use?