Top 5 Things Church Visitors Look For: #4 – Staff List

tips and tricks smallWhen visitors are looking for a new church home, they want to know who you are. And yet, we still find that many churches don’t have easily accessible or visible staff lists (we’ll get into showing who you are as a congregation later). Important things for a staff listing are: name, correct title, picture and a brief bio. People want to know who to look for when they get to your church! This includes your church administrators and/or custodial staff who often are not members of the church, but are the face of the church during the week when people might stop by. (Getting administrator photos is often like pulling teeth, but your visitors will appreciate it.)

Worship Times makes it easy to create staff profiles and staff pages:

 

Top 5 Things Church Visitors Look For – A Double Dose

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Worship Times has been busy lately, and loving it! We’re talking websites, digital communications and branding with many new and current members. So today we’re bringing you two short, helpful videos at once:

 

#2 – Calendar of Events (Events Lists)

Adding unique events lists to pages on your Worship Times site is a simple task that makes your site look quite sophisticated. The events your ministry offers is one of the top things It makes it easy for people to find events they want to attend, and has a number of potential uses:

#3 – Digital Media (Amazon S3)

Some of the things that make your websites pop are photos, videos, podcasts and sermons. But these media files take up a lot of data space if you add them directly to your site, which can slow it down. We recommend that members who plan to offer a lot of great media to their audiences utilize the cheap and abundant data storage offered by Amazon S3 (Worship Times also uses S3 for much of our data storage to keep our site running efficiently). Amazon S3 is a great tool, but can be overwhelming when using it for the first time. We want to make your data storage experience just as smooth as maintaining your Worship Times site, so here we give you a brief tour of adding media to S3, then linking that media to your Worship Times site.

Top 5 Things Visitors Look for on Church Websites: #1- Worship Times

Worship Times – Using Events Manager, Events Lists and Widgets

Welcome to our first Thursday tips and tricks post! We’re starting with the basics – the top 5 things visitors are looking for on church websites. A great refresher on the basics of your Worship Times WordPress site, and going a bit deeper into utilizing our Events Manager, event lists and widgets.

 

Embed Google Slides

Want to add Google Slides to your Worship Times website? This video tutorial will show you just how easy it is.

Live Stream Your Worship Service or Event

Using uStream and Worship Times you can now live stream any event directly from your Worship Times website. This video tutorial shows you how easy it is.

 

How To: Add Google Maps

In this video tutorial we show you how easy it is to use Google Maps with your Worship Times website.

How To: Collect Donations with PayPal and Your Website

In this video tutorial we go over how to use your Worship Times website to create a donation form and link it with your PayPal account.

 

How to Video: Add Instagram to your Worship Times Church Website

In this video tutorial we show how to use your Worship Times Church Website to add your Instagram feed and icon to pages, posts, and the widget area.

For more videos check out our YouTube and Vimeo pages.

To get started with your own Worship Times website, click here.

How to Video: Add Facebook to your Worship Times Church Website

In this video tutorial we show how to use your Worship Times Church Website to add a Facebook feed and Facebook icon to pages, posts, and the widget area.

For more videos check out our YouTube and Vimeo pages.

To get started with your own Worship Times website, click here.