MyCom Church Marketing Podcast: Find Your Audience, Tell Your Church’s Story and Share God’s Message
Ep. 010: Video production for churches
Today, we’re talking about video production for your church and why it shouldn’t be scary. If you think it doesn’t matter, please stick around and learn how impactful church videos can be. We’ll also discuss a few easy video marketing methods to get the ball rolling. =============== Related MyCom Articles How to do video announcements: … Continue reading "Ep. 010: Video production for churches"
Ep. 009: Young church challenges with Sophia Agtarap
Today we’re talking with Sophia Agtarap about some of the struggles leaders face when starting new churches. Sophia is the former Online Engagement Minister at United Methodist Communications and is now the Director of Communications at Vanderbilt University Divinity School. Find her on Twitter @sophiakristina. =============== Resources: Auburn Media Training New Church Starts at Discipleship Ministries … Continue reading "Ep. 009: Young church challenges with Sophia Agtarap"
Ep. 008: How successful churches listen to their community
Today we’re talking about Community Listening. We are passionate about helping churches like yours get to know their communities so that you can speak life into them, in the power of the Spirit, with the tools and techniques with which the Lord has blessed us. =============== Resources: Questioning charity: Redefining the role of the church … Continue reading "Ep. 008: How successful churches listen to their community"
Ep. 007: An SEO primer for church websites and blogs
How do churches befriend Google and get in front of searching eyeballs? There’s no easy way. It’s just like any other friendship — takes time, persistence and lots of love. We’ll talk about search engine optimization tips and tools you can use to find and reach your audience. =============== Resources: Wordtracker – keyword suggestions 12 … Continue reading "Ep. 007: An SEO primer for church websites and blogs"
Ep. 006: Church Storytelling (part 2)
In part two of our church storytelling series we cover several tools you can use to help amplify your church’s message. =============== Resources: FREE PHOTO EDITING ON MAC OR PC Canva – Simple & Fun Online Graphic Design Software PicMonkey Adobe Spark FREE PHOTO EDITING FOR SMARTPHONES Snapseed Image/Meme Editor Tutorial Videos Snapseed for Android … Continue reading "Ep. 006: Church Storytelling (part 2)"
Ep. 005: Church Storytelling (part 1)
The most profound book of all time starts “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” Our entire faith is rooted in a storytelling tradition. Why not use stories to amplify your church’s message of hope and love? =============== Resources: http://www.toms.co.uk/onedaywithoutshoes http://www.moleskine.com/us/moleskine-world =============== If you enjoyed this show, please go to http://www.umcom.org/mycomreview to … Continue reading "Ep. 005: Church Storytelling (part 1)"
Ep. 004: Great Church Presentations
Should your church use a projector? Is PowerPoint okay, or is there something better? We’re going to cover these questions and a lot more. =============== Resources: Plan transitions: Create a worship service flowchart: http://www.umcom.org/learn/plan-transitions-create-a-worship-service-flowchart 6 reasons churches don’t use projection in worship – and how to overcome them (Part One): http://www.umcom.org/learn/6-reasons-churches-dont-use-projection-in-worship-and-how-to-overcome-them 9...
Ep. 003: How to create and maintain great church small groups
Learn how to create and maintain groups that are engaging and inviting. We cover several digital tools as well as social media tactics to build awareness and keep your small group organized. =============== RESOURCES The Class Meeting: Reclaiming a Forgotten (and Essential) Small Group Experience – https://www.amazon.com/Class-Meeting-Reclaiming-Forgotten-Experience-ebook/dp/B00GXBBM7U “Get Your Spirit in Shape” podcast – http://www.UMC.org/podcasts Upper … Continue reading "Ep. 003: How...
Ep. 002: Church Marketing Myths
There are a lot of common misconceptions people have about using the internet for marketing and communications. Learn how to avoid some of these significant church marketing pitfalls. =============== Resources UMC Online Course: Your Church Website: Rethinking Your New Front Door – http://www.umcom.org/YourChurchWebsite Think you know the Web? Think again: Web myths debunked – http://www.umcom.org/learn/think-you-know-the-web-think-again-web-myths-debunked =============== If … Continue...
Ep. 001: Fundamentals of church marketing: Where do you start?
Marketing isn’t a bad word for churches; it’s merely how you tell the story of your church to the local and global community. Chances are, you’re already doing it! Signs, your website, social media and bulletins are all aspects of church marketing. You’re not just selling a product. You’re promoting the fountain of living water … Continue reading "Ep. 001: Fundamentals of church marketing: Where do you start?"