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The Front Page: The New Front Door

The front door of a church tells you a lot about the distinctive identity of the faith community. It's the first impression people have of your church. For example, a carved oak door on an two hundred year church speaks to its history. But when a church's front doors...

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Make a Plan!

Churches know that they need to have websites, be on social media and share their faith in new ways. So, they do that. Get a website. Get a Facebook page. Get a Twitter account. Get an Instagram account. Get a Snapchat account. Delete the Snapchat account because your...

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Summer Review: Time for a New Theme?

Summer is a great time to review all aspects of your website, and just as you may buy a new swimsuit and new shorts for the season, it is the perfect season for a website makeover as well. With many platforms, this may be as easy as clicking a button, then making sure...

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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...

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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...

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Worship Times Features: Hidden Gems

When we hand off a newly built Worship Times site to a member, we offer a run-through of the site’s Dashboard, the tools you will use in editing and adding to your site. One of the most important areas of the Dashboard we highlight is our custom Worship Times area....

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Quick Fix: Resizing Pictures

The correct size and shape of pictures will help a website looking great. If you have a Worship Times site, this especially applies for pictures included in the staff and slider plug-ins, and if you are using featured pages and posts. WordPress does include some...

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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...

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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...

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New Feature: Instagram Gallery

Instagram is becoming more and more popular as a social media platform for organizations as well as individuals. Storytelling through images is both ancient and brand new. In ancient times when few people were literate, word pictures created through oral storytelling...

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Case Study: First Presbyterian Church of Ramsey

First Presbyterian Church of Ramsey (FPC, Ramsey) wanted a new website, updating both the platform and the look. They also wanted to retain their CMS because they liked the robust capabilities it offered. They had been using the website platform offered by the company…

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Breeze Plug-in for WordPress

Yesterday we talked about why we have been recommending Breeze as a church management software (CMS) solution for our members. We like how Breeze incorporates the most important elements of a database, event management and financial tracking system (with integrations...

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Summer Review: Accessibility

This week, we are honored to hear from a guest author, the Rev. Laura Bratton, about the importance of making your websites accessible to those with different physical and mental abilities. Rev. Bratton is a coach and consultant who works with people to face difficult...

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