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Is Your Church Social - Part 16 - Twitter – Buzzable, TwitterFall, and other Twitter Related Sites

With the rapid increase in the popularity of Twitter, it seems everyone and their uncle are creating Twitter tools and Twitter related websites. Some of these tools and websites are very helpful and can be great resources, while others leave much to be desired. So what tools should you use? What sites are good resources?

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Is Your Church Social - Part 15 - Twitter – The Top Ten Reasons for Churches to Twitter

Twitter is growing in popularity right along with Facebook. So, why should the church care? Here’s my top ten reasons for churches to Twitter:

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Is Your Church Social? Part 21 – Podcasts – Producing Studio Podcasts

In my last article we talked about how to plan for your studio podcast. Hopefully, you’ve figured out what you want to do, who you are doing it for, and what you hope to accomplish with the podcast. Now, let’s look at the actually production of the podcast and putting the “studio” in studio podcasting.

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Is Your Church Social? Part 20 – Podcasts – Planning A Studio Podcast

In my last article we talked about some of the different kinds of podcasts your church may want to consider. The sermon and Bible class podcasts are pretty straight forward in terms of content and how to do them, but studio podcasts are a little less obvious. So, I thought I’d give some tips for how to plan and produce a good studio podcast. In this article I’ll focus on the planning and next article I’ll look at some production tips.

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Is Your Church Social? Part 19 – Podcasts – Kinds Of Podcasts

We’ve talked about what a podcast is and some reasons why podcasting is relevant for churches, but what exactly should your church do for a podcast. There isn’t one specific answer. Every church has its own identity, its own strengths and weaknesses, and its own budget. So, you will have to decide what kind(s) of podcasting is best for your church, but here are a few ideas to get you going.

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Is Your Church Social? Part 17 – Podcasts – What Is A Podcast?

Facebook is a great way to connect to your church members and have your church members connect to each other. Facebook can also be a great way to distribute church information, devotions, and articles. That’s because Facebook has applications which allow you to syndicate your church blog through either a Facebook Page or a Facebook Profile.

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Is Your Church Social - Part 12 - Facebook – Stealth Church Marketing

Facebook has become the most popular social networking website on the Internet. Millions of people have a profile and most people have lots of friends. Their friends may range from family members, to people they work with, to friends from college or high school. Most of your church’s members who are on Facebook have friends who are not church members. So, how can this help you in your church marketing strategy?

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Is Your Church Social - Part 13 - Facebook – Church Marketing By Members

Facebook is a great way to connect to your church members and have your church members connect to each other. Facebook can also be a great way to distribute church information, devotions, and articles. That’s because Facebook has applications which allow you to syndicate your church blog through either a Facebook Page or a Facebook Profile.

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Is Your Church Social - Part 14 - Twitter – What’s a Twitter?

Social media, or Web 2.0, is all the rage. Since millions of people are flocking to the various social media, it’s a great opportunity for churches. We’ve been looking at the various forms of social media and how Church’s can use social media as part of their church marketing strategy and more importantly, use social media to share the message of Jesus Christ. My previous set of articles focused on the social networking site, Facebook. Today, I want to turn our focus to another social networking site, Twitter.

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Is Your Church Social - Part 9 - Facebook – Blogging through Facebook

Facebook is a great way to connect to your church members and have your church members connect to each other. Facebook can also be a great way to distribute church information, devotions, and articles. That’s because Facebook has applications which allow you to syndicate your church blog through either a Facebook Page or a Facebook Profile.

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Is Your Church Social? Part 8: Facebook – A Personal Touch

In my last article I talked about creating a Facebook Page for your church. Facebook Pages are good, but there are some features in the Facebook Profiles which are not available in Facebook Pages. Unfortunately, these deficiencies have seriously weakened the effectiveness of Facebook Pages for churches. So, for your Facebook church marketing strategy, I recommend considering creating both.

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Is Your Church Social? Part 7: Facebook – Give your church a Face lift

If you are a person (and most of us are) you can create a Facebook profile to reconnect with old friends, stay in touch with family and friends and meet new people online. Churches, on the other hand, cannot create a profile as profiles are restricted to individuals. Churches have to create a Facebook Page which works a little differently than a profile.

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Is Your Church Social? Part 6: Facebook – It’s Just So Easy

I’ve been looking at ways churches can use social media to market their online church marketing and reach others for Christ. In the last article I gave several ideas for videos that your church can create. In this article I’ll discuss some simple ways to increase the effectiveness of your church’s videos as an online church marketing plan.

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Is Your Church Social? Part 5: Church Marketing In Facebook

Facebook is currently the number one social networking website and third most popular social media site behind YouTube and Wikipedia. When looking for places to market your church, Facebook has a pretty big audience.

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