Tag: social media

Critical Elements Of Any Church Website

Twenty years ago, churches were starting to put pieces of what they did online, and a few basics emerged that are as critical to a church website today, as they were then.

Posted in Digital Ministry Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Giving it Away

Here’s what I wonder, why would someone make a free viral tool or game? Why would they give away something cool? What are you giving away?

Posted in Social Networking, Wacky Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Missionaries Wanted

The World's Largest Country

As of March, 2015, Facebook became the equivalent of the world’s largest country with over 1.4 Billion monthly active users. Do they need missionaries there?

Posted in Digital Ministry, Social Networking, Speaking Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Flying Cars Conference

Flying Car

I’ve been a featured speaker at a variety of different conferences. Some are technology conferences, some faith-based, some not, and whenever I do, people look at some of my past job experience (Director of Digital Communications, Director of Digital Media)

Posted in Digital Ministry, Digital Strategy, Speaking Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

It’s Never Too Late

2500% increase

So, you say your social media is dead in the water? You’re getting nowhere? You don’t even know what to post or when? Take a few deep breaths and know this one key thing: It’s never too late.

Posted in Social Networking Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

New Instagram TOS

We’ve all head the news that Instagram (recently purchased by Facebook) is updating their Terms of Service (TOS).

Posted in Social Networking Tagged with: , ,

Why You Need A Strategy

strategy button

Over the last 20 years of talking to people about their technology, the web (interwebz), and now social networking and social media, I’ve heard the following statement too many times: “Let’s just get started, we can do the strategy thing

Posted in Digital Strategy, Social Networking Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Building a Business

the people's eyebrow

I’m in a totally new world for me. I’m building a business. So, I’m trying to read and listen to everything I can about doing that and the advice is all over the place. I’ve been doing the work, I’m

Posted in Digital Strategy, Social Networking Tagged with: , , , ,

Relational Messaging

social media post volume

My favorite way to help people connect to your brand is through relational messaging. For some organizations this is difficult, because you have to consistently care about your audience. I mean really, really care. You must provide them with the

Posted in Digital Strategy, Social Networking Tagged with: , , ,

Doing Ministry Online

The Dog

Most anyone who works in Christian Ministry thinks about one of a couple of things: ministry in the church, or some kind of boots-on-the-ground international missionary work. Those are of course a bit limiting, especially as it doesn’t take into

Posted in Digital Ministry Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,

Social Networking Content Strategy

We Make Sense

Let’s talk about your social networking content strategy.The key to any successful venture in social media, social networking and any digital endeavor is relevancy. You’re either providing content relevant to your audience, or you need to figure out what they

Posted in Digital Strategy, Social Networking Tagged with: , , ,

Your Social Networking Circles

Social circles help determine where to spend your time

Are you approaching your social networking circles strategically? (social networking introverts move along…) Most of us have Facebook friends by now and the Pew Internet & American Life Project estimates we average 229 of them.

Posted in Social Networking Tagged with: , , ,

What’s your super power?

super powers

I recently read Noah Kagan’s blog post “Why I got Fired from Facebook (a $100 Million dollar lesson)“. It’s a great refelection on lessons learned from that experience, and one line in particular caught my eye.

Posted in Random Thoughts, Wacky Tagged with: , , , ,

olden days

I used to write on this blog all the time. I used to publish every week and even had a “what’s wacky this week” tagline. So, what happened? Facebook… Twitter… I’m posting there all the time and neglecting this, my

Posted in Wacky Tagged with: , ,