Archive for August, 2009

Mind Blowing Statistics on Social Media

Mind Blowing Statistics on Social Media

Posted on 31. Aug, 2009 by .

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Origionally posted 31 July 2009 10:00am by Jake Hird (20 + mind-blowing social media statistics) Social media remains the hot topic of the digital world and I often get asked about the various statistics involved. This in itself is fairly difficult, as this particular online sphere is constantly shifting, evolving and growing at an astronomical rate. […]

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4 Ways Blogging Can Change Your Church

4 Ways Blogging Can Change Your Church

Posted on 28. Aug, 2009 by .

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This is a great article on LifeWay.com about church blogging. Check back for some follow up articles on how blogging can be a useful tool for pastors. 4 Ways Blogging Can Change Your Church  Written by Ken Gosnell The April 5th issue of Business Week magazine had as their cover topic “Blogs will change your […]

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What to Blog About

What to Blog About

Posted on 27. Aug, 2009 by .

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Ok, so you got your blog site up and running and the layout is what you want, but now you’re wondering…”What do I blog about?” Well you can blog about whatever you want, but it will probably take you about a month or so before you really know what you will be blogging about. Eventually […]

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Why Blog?

Why Blog?

Posted on 26. Aug, 2009 by .

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It’s clear that more and more people enjoy spending time on the internet. A whole new computer market has been created called netbooks for those just wanting to surf the internet. Mobile phones like the iPhone and others allow people to spend time on the internet while standing in line at the Post Office. All of […]

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Church Planting Mistakes

Church Planting Mistakes

Posted on 25. Aug, 2009 by .

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The following post is from JoshTalks.com in which he shares from his heart about the mistakes he made in church planting. I’ve made the same ones too. Church Planting Mistakes by JoshTalks.com  Thursday, August 13, 2009 Mistake #7 – I didn’t have healthy ways to deal with my anxiety 10 Mistakes I’ve made while planting Connect […]

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You Don’t Need A Building

You Don’t Need A Building

Posted on 24. Aug, 2009 by .

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Every month I meet someone who asks me the question, “So when do you think you’ll get a building?” It’s as if that’s the goal. Many people assume that a building means stability or success as a church plant. The idea is that when you get a building you graduate out of the ranks of […]

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Clutter Free Buzz (continued)

Clutter Free Buzz (continued)

Posted on 21. Aug, 2009 by .

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Remember now some of these are way outside the box, but the box is full of clutter and the farther outside the box you are the more it gets noticed. 6. Toilet Paper – this was a joint idea between Noah (our awesome worship leader) and myself. No, we’re not looking to make custom printed […]

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Clutter Free Buzz

Clutter Free Buzz

Posted on 20. Aug, 2009 by .

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Remember these aren’t supposed to be the normal ways to get the word out about something. If everyone did it, it wouldn’t be clutter free. I also agree with Mark Batterson that when it comes to marketing and the church: we have the greatest message to tell and therefor we should have the greatest marketing. […]

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Buzz Marketing (Part 3)

Buzz Marketing (Part 3)

Posted on 19. Aug, 2009 by .

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p.134: The key to clutter free media is length of attention and undivided focus, those are what give you mind share. p. 132: Before you can capture market share, you need to capture mind share. Ok, so how do you do this as a church? How do  you capture the attention of people in your […]

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Buzz Marketing (Part 2)

Buzz Marketing (Part 2)

Posted on 18. Aug, 2009 by .

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Empowered Interactivity: creating buzz by allowing people to be a part of the product. For a church there is a fine line here. Having the worship leader become more like a wedding singer that takes requests probably wouldn’t work. For some reason it does work well with sermon series. I have seen several pastos do series titled […]

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