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Is your Church Social? Part 4: “Optimizing Your YouTube Church Videos”

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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13 Church Video Ideas for YouTube

I’ve started looking at ways churches can use social media to market their church online and reach others for Christ. One of the areas social media has really exploded over the last several years is video sharing. With websites like YouTube and Tangle.com, Internet users have found a place where they can share videos, be they funny, informational, outrageous, or uplifting, and people have taken to video sharing and viewing shared videos like a dog to a plate of bacon.

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Is your Church Social? Part 2: “Using Video Sharing for Church Marketing and Online Church Outreach”

I’ve started looking at ways churches can use social media to market their church online and reach others for Christ. One of the areas social media has really exploded over the last several years is video sharing. With websites like YouTube and Tangle.com, Internet users have found a place where they can share videos, be they funny, informational, outrageous, or uplifting, and people have taken to video sharing and viewing shared videos like a dog to a plate of bacon.

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Creativity is the Key to Successful Church Marketing

Relevant Church in Tampa, FL is creative church leading the way when it comes to online church marketing. I recently had the opportunity to chat with Pastor Paul Wirth, senior pastor of Relevant Church in Tampa, FL about their online marketing strategy. In this third part of my three part interview with Pastor Wirth, he talked about creativity in marketing, how it can be used, and what that means to different churches.

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Multiple Marketing Layers Produce Exponential Growth

Relevant Church in Tampa, FL is creative church leading the way when it comes to online church marketing. I recently had the opportunity to chat with Pastor Paul Wirth, senior pastor of Relevant Church in Tampa, FL about their online marketing strategy. In this second part of my three part interview with Pastor Wirth, he explained how multiple layers of church marketing – online and offline – complement each other and proved to be much more effective.

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Church Adds Hundreds of New Members with Online Church Marketing

Relevant Church in Tampa, FL is creative church leading the way when it comes to online church marketing. In fact, I found out about Relevant Church after seeing an ad for the church on Google. I recently had the opportunity to chat with Paul Wirth, senior pastor of Relevant Church in Tampa, FL about their online marketing strategy. Pastor Wirth had so many informative things to say about Relevant’s marketing that I’ve broken it up into three articles. This is the first of these articles.

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Change Is In The Air

One of the most important things you can do for your website is keeping it up to do date. I’ve even seen some articles include this as one of the ten commandments of a church website. It is absolutely essential for the effectiveness and value of your church’s website. Change is a part of life and our church websites need to change as well.

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Church Marketing Showdown: PPC vs. SEO

Recently I wrote a bit about the value of a pay-per-click (PPC) search marketing campaign as a part of your online church marketing. I’ve also written several articles on the value of search engine optimization (SEO) for church marketing. Almost every time I talk about pay-per-click and search engine optimization, I get the one of two questions, “Which is better?” or “Which should our church do?”

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10 Things Church Website Visitors Need to Know

Most of the focus of my articles to this point has been on things you can do to bring people who are looking for a church to your church website. But once a person comes to your church website for the first time, what happens next? In this article, we look at the information first-time visitors to your church website are looking for.

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10 Things Church Website Visitors Need to See

I often write articles about things you can do to bring people who are looking for a church to your church website. But once a person comes to your church website for the first time, what happens next? Do they quickly click away in horror? Or does the design of your website make them feel welcome to look around and possibly attend a church service?

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5 Ways For Churches To Keep Members And Convert Visitors

Studies have shown that it’s easier to get a church member to stay the convert a visitor into a member and easier to convert a visitor into a member than get a new visitor. Here are five ways to better engage your members and visitors so you keep more members and convert more visitors.

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The Best Target Demographic Ever?

No organization can serve everyone. And no organization has unlimited resources. As a result, organizations of all kinds try to focus their outreach and marketing efforts on the people they believe are most likely to respond. There is one demographic that is by far the most cost-effective to target. Do you know the most successful demographic you could possibly target?

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Recession - Time to INCREASE Church Marketing, Seriously!

Much like small businesses, many churches experience a financial crunch during a recession. After all, a church member can’t tithe if they loose their job. So, should churches invest in SEO and other church marketing strategies during a recession?

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