SOCIAL MEDIA

Digital Ministry With Worship Times

“If you had three Communications positions, what would they be?” – from a recent post in a Facebook group for church communicators. Three? 3! We love that churches that have the money are spending it on good communication ministry that seeks to reach out beyond their...

Saint Paul Used Social Media

By Emily Hope Morgan Things have changed with social media. Back in 2005 when I first got on Facebook only college students could get a Facebook account. Even back in 2009 when I started seminary many churches who at that point could get on Facebook didn't want to,...

Facebook Pages: Intermediate, Part 2

Yesterday we explored some new ways to use and organize your Facebook page. Now, let's look at how to tell how your page is reaching people. Action Button You don’t want visitors to just come and look at your Facebook page, you want them to do something while they are...

Facebook Pages: Intermediate, Part 1

Posts Last month we discussed the basics of getting and maintaining a Facebook page for your ministry. We included tips about the dos and don’ts of Facebook posts. Let’s explore some of the features of your Facebook page that will help make your page a center of...

Social Media How-To: Facebook Pages 101, Part 2

In Part 1 we talked about why and how to get a Facebook page for your ministry. Today we want to share a few tips about what and how to post. Get Started When posting on social media, a good rule of thumb from people who have been doing this a long time is a 1:5 ratio...

Social Media How-To: Facebook Pages 101, Part 1

If you don’t have a Facebook page for your church or ministry, we recommend you create one, today. It’s a great way to share information, events, connect people to your website, boost information to people in your community, and so much more! Here is why and how: Why...

Shout It Out: Intro to Social Media

Facebook is only 12 years old, and Twitter recently turned 10. Just a moment in time compared to the millennia that the church has been in existence, an institution, yet no one can deny the power and influence of the many forms of social media in such a short time....

Tips & Tricks: Facebook Page – How to Add Administrators

We're going to do some more extensive posts and videos on how to claim, administer and manage your ministry's Facebook page, but today we're going to tackle a question we've received more than once this week. Today's Facebook conundrum: "I'm the administrator on a...

Telling Your Story: Taking It to the World

We’ve talked about why you need to tell your story, the foundation of your story and creating a story that is clear and unique, and now we want to talk about going beyond your story. Your story shouldn’t stop at your front door, or even your website. It should be...

Telling Your Story: Branding and Identity

A ministry establishes its identity in telling its story. Your brand is your identity and it’s telling a story. Each ministry has a story to tell. Who are you? What do you do? Why do you do it? What’s in a brand? Your image is built on your beliefs, values, character,...