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social_media_facebook_insight

No this isn’t an over hyped post as the headline may suggest. It’s actually a post that is incredibly useful for any Communications Directors or Social Media Managers who need help ‘leading up’. This post is very, very useful especially if you have a boss/leader that doesn’t really understand the power and potential of social media, and more specifically in this case, for Facebook.  Continue Reading…

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My take-away: Embracing Your Limitations Can Actually Drive Creativity

 

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brand-experience

I wrote a very opinion filled blog post two weeks ago called what church marketing isn’t. Essentially I was writing about the disconnect between the ‘brand’ of Jesus (yes I use that term very advisory) and the disconnect of the experience that people encounter with it’s followers – Christians. You. Me. Continue Reading…

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If we don’t tell them what’s important, then by default nothing becomes important.” – Dawn Nicole Baldwin – More here

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Communication Tip

Insider language in communications = BADDDDD

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Focus Conference

I’m honoured to be part of a group collaborating to get the first purely one day church visual arts/communications conference in Melbourne off the ground.

This is a straight out plug. I fully endorse this message ;-)

The conference is called Focus and is for designers, communicators, videographers and church leaders. Okay, anyone who is around and passionate about communicating the gospel through the visual medium. It’s going to inspire you and hopefully give you a few tips too!

If you know someone, or are involved in this area come along. It’s very affordable ($25). Register today here and find out who is speaking. More speakers are being announced all the time.

I don’t make this request often at all, please click on the social media buttons below to share this on your social networks and let’s all play a part in spreading the love. It will be worth it.

 

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What Church Marketing Isn’t

Steve Fogg —  August 29, 2013 — 1 Comment

Church-marketing

Sometimes when we use the words church and marketing in the same sentence it can leave many people feeling cold. Continue Reading…

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social-media-tips-for-churches

Social media is a brilliant opportunity for your church or non-profit to communicate with existing or new audiences in a way that no other communication channel allows. The traditional gatekeepers of media aren’t there. Social media is the digital campfire of today. Being around for a while I’ve seen some use social media really well and unfortunately some use it really badly. Here are 22 common mistakes most churches & non-profits make on social media: Continue Reading…

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Strategy_vs_tactics

What I’m about to share with you are two of the most common mistakes I see in church communications. It is like we can be locked in via the Death Star’s tractor beam on this course towards this mistake and nothing in the rebel force’s communications star fleet can help us (Yes I’ve done it).

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Why-I-blog

I’ve been blogging about communications, marketing and social media for churches since 2009. I remember starting on TypePad with no code experience and very little web design chops. I remember being so excited at finally investing my own money in this domain name and swapping over to WordPress. Continue Reading…

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