Catholic Tech Talk

Writing a Social Media Calendar for Your Parish

One strategy important to employ when using social media is to develop a posting calendar for your parish. Let’s talk about best practices, tips, and tools that LPi has for you to get your social media calendar set up for success!

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5 Examples of Photos Every Parish Needs

In this blog post we share five photographic must-haves, with examples, that every parish needs to include in their digital photo library! Follow our suggestions to make sure that your church’s promotional photo library expresses your vibrant parish!

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Using the Facebook and Instagram STORIES Tool for Engagement

An awesome tool that both Facebook and Instagram have developed over the last few years is their STORY feature. In this blog you will find some tips and tricks on how to utilize the social media story feature to share your own vibrant parish community with the world!

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Social Media Strategy 101 for Your Parish Community

Good news — social media strategy for parishes does not need to be confusing! We’ve put together a simple step by step guide to follow to get you started, or restarted, on the right foot when it comes to your parish’s social media presence!

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A Layperson’s Guide to Smartphone Church Photography

You don’t need to hire a professional photographer every time there’s a parish event to build a high-quality photo library for your community! Here is an easy guide for the photography layperson to capture fantastic photos for your church’s digital and print media with just your smartphone.

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Practical Ways to Recruit and Maintain Volunteers

Recruiting and maintaining a consistent volunteer corps may require some creativity. Beginning with identifying parish needs, recognizing groups and individuals available to whom you can reach out, and most importantly, helping parishioners discern how their gifts and talents can bless the Church …

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4 Tips to Make Your Church’s Homepage More Inviting

We hear it all the time: “When people visit our website, we want them to know that we are a welcoming and inviting community!” Our experts share 4 tips for parishes who want to create the most welcoming homepage user experience possible.

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Is Your Parish Making Common Website Mistakes?

Dan Rogers from Mission by Design knows a thing or two about websites. Recently, Dan called and interviewed parishes about church websites — learning about what churches are doing, what they’re looking for, and, most importantly, how they can improve and grow.

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Five Tips for a Better Catholic School Website

What’s the secret to creating the perfect website for a Catholic school? There are a lot of factors that can make or break a website, and so much depends on […]

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Build Your Social Media Platform with Images

Social media is a crowded space, but using images is one of the best ways to grab parishioners’ attention. A picture is worth a thousand words, today it’s also worth a thousand views, likes, or comments. Here are some image-driven tips to keep your posts on top of the heap.

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5 Ways to Engage Your Parishioners Via Email

When it comes to maintaining relationships with existing parishioners, the ability to engage via email cannot be overstated. Here are five simple ways to ensure you are optimizing your email open rate and keeping parishioners informed and connected.

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Tips for “Spring Cleaning” Your Email Segmenting

Email segmenting (the practice of targeting certain emails to specific subgroups) can boost the performance of your email campaigns and improve your open and click rates. Here are four questions to ask yourself when “spring cleaning” your email segments.

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