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10 Creative Church Visitor Gift Ideas

Is your church visitor gift a dried up ink pen and a piece of cardboard? Say it ain’t so! If you’ve been around for awhile and visited enough churches, you’ve probably seen some pretty lame church visitor “gifts.” However, you’ve probably seen some really nice ones too – the kind that make you think “wow, […]

7 Simple Ways to Wow First Time Church Visitors

[su_dropcap style=”flat” size=”4″]A[/su_dropcap]nticipation? Expectation? A little bit of nausea? A combination of the three? Someone visiting your church for the first time can experience a wide variety of feelings and emotions as they enter the unknown abyss. Will they know anyone? Will the things they’ve heard about your church prove true, or will they be […]

Is Your Church Using One of These Five High Impact Videos?

[su_dropcap style=”flat” size=”4″]T[/su_dropcap]he value that comes from using video is not really a secret.  For decades, major corporations and businesses have been using video effectively to communicate their message. But, utilizing video and delivering it to your audience wasn’t in the budget for most churches, or even business owners, until recently.  We all knew about […]

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Whiteboard Wednesday: How to Layout an Effective Easter Mailer

Anybody on church staff knows that while Easter can be a beautiful event for visitors, everything that goes into the planning of Easter Sunday at your church can be extremely overwhelming for those on staff. Easter is a couple months away and it is about that time where we are getting our invitations and mailers […]

Church Marketing Myths and Realities

[su_dropcap style=”flat” size=”4″]C[/su_dropcap]hurch marketing. Those two words inspire many of us, nauseate some, and strike fear and frustration into others. I guess it all depends on what your concept of marketing is, and how you’ve chosen to translate that into the church. Before we jump into a definition of church marketing, let’s spend a few […]

Five SEO Tips for Your Church Website

Cracking the top page of Google is something that we all sought after. But how do we do it? What kind of changes can we make on our website to get there? We’ve all heard “That one trick” to add to your website to get on the front page. But is that really true? This […]

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Church Leadership and Accidental Communication

The church leadership said WHAT? There’s nothing worse than being blamed for saying something you never said. Whether in the schoolyard, the workplace, or in your own home, being misunderstood is both frustrating and counter-productive in every aspect. What you meant to say and the way others interpret it are often two totally separate things. […]

How to get a free Lynda.com account!

Free Lynda.com Account Lynda.com is an amazing resource basically it’s Netflix for online learning but you probably won’t spend 2 hours look for something to watch. Today, Lynda has thousands of videos ready to stream online that make it easy for you to learn complicated software, but it’s not cheap: subscriptions start at around $20 […]

Five Apps That will Amp Up Your Church’s Internal Communication

LISTS with LEVI Amp up your internal communication with these 5 apps. Hello, everyone, my name is Levi and I’m going to be starting these lists and reviews and sharing them with you every week. To help you hack into the full productivity everyone has to offer. Today we will be doing this by hacking […]

White Board Wednesday: Five SEO Myths About Your Church Website

What is SEO? SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization.  It is the process of optimizing your website so that you will rank higher on search engine results pages, thus driving more traffic to your website. MYTH #1: I did “SEO” on my site a couple years ago, so we’re good. Nope. Optimizing your website for […]