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Welcoming Children to Church
1 Comment » May 23, 2016

Welcoming Children to Church

Not every church has the budget for a massive children's ministry, so how do we avoid banishing them and instead welcome children into our worship services?

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How You Can Support Creative Missions 2016
No Comments » May 20, 2016

How You Can Support Creative Missions 2016

Church communicators are gathering in Vermont right now to help local churches communicate better. It's Creative Missions 2016. Here's how you can help.

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How to Improve Church Websites on #cmschat

How to Improve Church Websites on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter covered how to improve church websites and went to video chat.

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Common Website Questions Google Analytics Can Answer
2 Comments » May 18, 2016

Common Website Questions Google Analytics Can Answer

Google Analytics offers valuable insight for your church website. Assuming you know where to look. We explore basic questions Google Analytics can answer.

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10 Reasons You Should Attend Certification Lab
5 Comments » May 16, 2016

10 Reasons You Should Attend Certification Lab

Our next Certification Lab is July 17-19. We've got 10 reasons why you should be there, including access to instructors, connections, ongoing help and more.

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4 Nonprofit Marketing Lessons for Churches
2 Comments » May 11, 2016

4 Nonprofit Marketing Lessons for Churches

While churches are nonprofits, there's a lot we can learn from the nonprofit world about how to communicate. We cover mission, branding, advocates and more.

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Texting in Church: It Can Be Good
2 Comments » May 9, 2016

Texting in Church: It Can Be Good

We cover the why, how, what and best practices of texting your congregation. With open rates at 99% the real question is why isn't your church texting?

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Learning about Creative Missions on #cmschat
No Comments » May 6, 2016

Learning about Creative Missions on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter covered Creative Missions and how church communications professionals like you can help other churches.

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#27 & #28: Quit Being Trendy/Old Fashioned
No Comments » May 5, 2016

#27 & #28: Quit Being Trendy/Old Fashioned

Some churches are obsessed with the new and shiny. Others love the ancient traditions. And sometimes we care too much about those minor issues.

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7 Ways to Build Relationships with Church Coworkers
6 Comments » May 4, 2016

7 Ways to Build Relationships with Church Coworkers

Building relationships with church coworkers can make your life simpler and your job easier. Communication is all about relationships.

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Social Media: Taking the Time to Respond
1 Comment » May 3, 2016

Social Media: Taking the Time to Respond

The reality is every social media notification is a connection and relationship to the kingdom work that God is doing, and that elevates that conversation.

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How Email Automation Can Improve Ministry Communication
2 Comments » May 2, 2016

How Email Automation Can Improve Ministry Communication

Email automation is a way to efficiently send timely messages and make your life easier. Plus you can better connect with your congregation and do ministry.

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Outstanding Church Customer Service on #cmschat
No Comments » April 29, 2016

Outstanding Church Customer Service on #cmschat

Last night's #cmschat on Twitter covered the church's greatest marketing opportunity—customer service.

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What Can You Control?: Making the Most of Your Position
No Comments » April 28, 2016

What Can You Control?: Making the Most of Your Position

Take initiative in the jobs you’re given, whether or not they are the jobs you wanted, and use those opportunities to showcase what you can do.

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#11: Quit Caring About a Dress Code

#11: Quit Caring About a Dress Code

Your Sunday best is a cultural tradition, not a biblical mandate. When churches strive to be respectable, they’re kind of missing the point.

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Communication Audit: 24 Potential Channels to Consider
No Comments » April 27, 2016

Communication Audit: 24 Potential Channels to Consider

When our church communication efforts are floundering, we're tempted to borrow ideas from other churches. But it might be time for a communication audit.

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San Antonio Certification Lab Recap
1 Comment » April 26, 2016

San Antonio Certification Lab Recap

We had 31 church communicators join us for the San Antonio Certification Lab, a small group training event that impacted over 40,000 people.

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5 Ways to Get Design Approval From Your Pastor
No Comments » April 25, 2016

5 Ways to Get Design Approval From Your Pastor

Pastors and graphic designers aren't always on the same page. Sometimes there's even friction. We've got some tips to help you work better together.

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