Applying Marketing Strategies to Your Online Giving

Don’t just rely on the online giving button on your website to keep funding regular. From consistent messaging to technology that makes giving as automatic as possible, read on for ways to utilize strategy when it comes to your online giving.

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What a Communication Specialist Can Do for Your Parish

Communicating the good news of your parish and finding ways to get the word out is one of the most important things you can do to grow your parish. If you haven’t considered the benefits of a designated Communication Specialist for your church, now is the time.

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The Steward’s Work is Never Done

We are all shepherds of a kind, called to tend our own sheep: our families, our parishes, our communities. But it’s exhausting. Don’t we all sometimes just want to take a break from being a steward? So, what if the flock scatters just a little?

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Facebook & Your Parish (Social Media Summer Series)

From sharing news of your thriving faith community, photos from your latest festival, and Father’s latest Gospel reflection, there are numerous ways you can utilize Facebook for Christ. If your parish has yet to join this extremely popular online community, it’s time to hop on the bandwagon.

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How to Maximize Your Google Search Results

When you think of Google, your parish listing might not be the first to come to mind. However, getting your church to show up when someone searches for a parish nearby is one of the most beneficial ways you can grow your faith community.

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The Prophecy of You and Me

When I let you in on this secret, it might scare you at first: in a way, God is calling you to be a prophet. However, there is no need for the megaphone and the wild locusts. This prophet gig might not be what you’re thinking.

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4 Ways to Avoid the Summer Generosity Dip

Now that we’ve entered the relaxing days of summer, it’s natural that some parishes begin to prepare for that dip in member engagement and, naturally following, generosity. Here are some ways your parish can avoid the “summer generosity dip.”

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Twitter & Your Parish (Social Media Summer Series)

What once was an unfamiliar word to the general population is now a verb used in our everyday conversations: tweeting. You may not think that your parish would have a place on this trendy platform but think again.

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20 Homepage Callouts for your Church Website

With our attention spans getting smaller as digital communication grows, churches need to get to the point of their mission. If you’re looking for an engaging way to welcome visitors, consider these for your homepage.

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“Opening the Doors Wide”: How the Archdiocese of Detroit is Helping Parishes Reopen & Reengage

Just as parishes had to reinvent how they ministered to parishioners amid a pandemic, they are now working hard to come up with ways to bring them back.

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Why You Need to Share Parish News Through Print & Digital Avenues

While the ways to communicate with parishioners are plentiful, your staff time, unfortunately, is not. Luckily, there are ways you can utilize the content you have to reach its maximum potential in order to get it to the people who need to hear it.

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