13 Things To Do Before Letting Volunteers Manage Your Website

Your church members help keep your church running. From tithing to volunteering their time, without them, it’d be impossible to keep the doors open. When it comes to your church website, volunteers may be able to help out even more. In fact, you could let volunteers manage your website. With all the other responsibilities your church staff has, you could save hours every week by letting skilled volunteers handle some of the daily website tasks. You just need to do a little prep work to ensure everything’s ready for them to take over. 1. Know Their Skill Level No matter …

Creating A Church Blog Strategy That Works

If you have a website, you’ve probably already considered writing a church blog. However, you may have put it off or only blog now and again. Blogging helps you reach your audience faster. With each post, search engines have more content to index, meaning more chances to connect with people worldwide and locally. Creating a church blog strategy is the first step to having a blog that does your church proud. Even if you’ve never blogged before, your church can do this. Define Your Objective Did you know there are currently over 1.6 billion websites live worldwide? Many of those …

8 Tips To Help Pastors Build A Church Blog

Wouldn’t it be great if all you needed was a church website to reach more people? While it’s a great start, you have to keep your site updated with fresh content, aka a blog. Pastors are busy, but it’s also their thoughts, leadership and personality that makes people want to join a church. This is why pastors are often responsible for building a church blog. Even if you’re drawing a blank when it comes to topics, don’t worry. With these eight tips, you’ll have a blog to be proud of in no time. 1. Find Inspiration You’re used to writing …

7 Elements Of Blog Posts That Inspire And Engage

7 Elements Of Blog Posts That Inspire And Engage

You’re filling your church’s blog with great blog posts, or so you think. However, no one seems to be reading them. While you’re not likely to go viral overnight, you’d at least like to see your members engaging with your church’s blog. The key is to craft posts that both inspire and engage. This might sound like a tall order, but it’s not as difficult as you might think. Once you know what elements to include, you’ll see more traffic on your site and not just from church members. 1. Focus On The Headline Your headline is the most important …

How Your Church Blog Can Turn Around Your Dwindling Numbers

How Your Church Blog Can Turn Around Your Dwindling Numbers

It can be discouraging to notice your church’s numbers dwindling. At first, it’s just a few members, but that can quickly grow. Suddenly, you notice your church is rarely full and you can’t remember the last time you had a new visitor. But, it doesn’t have to be this way. In fact, your church blog could make a huge impact. By engaging members with your blog, you might just keep them coming back and increase new visitors too. Promote Conversations Conversation is a friendlier way to discuss and better understand God’s word. In fact, many churches use a conversational style …

the anatomy of a perfect blog post

Infographic: How To Write The Perfect Church Blog Post

Does your church have a blog?  It probably should.  A church blog provides another avenue for leaders to reach their community and beyond with the Gospel. If you do have a blog, have you ever wondered how to write a post that will engage your readers and drive them to make your blog post go viral? While there is no hard and fast rule, here is a detailed breakdown of how to write a killer blog post that will have a higher likelihood of being shared by your readers. For help creating a church website with a blog that will engage …