Free Marketing Tools For Churches

How often have you wanted to market your church, but you just don’t have the budget for it? The truth is free marketing tools make it easy to reach a much wider audience and grow your church without spending a dime. While you will need a church website for some of these tools and methods, this one-time cost serves as a 24/7 marketing tool. Plus, it gives your members a way to stay in touch all week. Forget trying to scrape together funds for marketing. All you need is time and a solid church marketing strategy. Google Ad Grants For …

The 15 Easiest Ways To Grow Your Church’s Blog

You’ve probably read that blogging is a great way to grow your church, but how do you grow your church’s blog? Sadly, churches may skip blogging simply because they think it’s too difficult to get it noticed. Growing your blog is far easier than you think. It just involves getting the word out, much like you do when it comes to church events. The best part is once you start building a following on your blog, readers handle most of the marketing for you. Then, you get even more traffic, which leads to overall church growth, both online and off. …

How To Makeover Your Church’s Website In A Day

It’s a good idea to take a look at your church’s website now and again to see if it could use a little bit of a facelift. Many site owners skip this step because they don’t want to deal with the hassle of a full website upgrade. However, what if you could makeover your church’s website in a day? With some smaller changes, you can change the look and feel of your entire site. The best part is most of these changes are easy to do within a single day. You can change a single thing or opt for multiple …

Creating A Seamless Worship Experience Online And Off

As your church creates an online presence, there is one key thing to remember – you have to create a seamless worship experience online and off. You want everyone who interacts with your church to have a similar experience. This includes your members and site visitors who may not live anywhere close to your church. Of course, for your members, having a continuous worship experience all week keeps them more engaged. And that is always a wonderful thing. Maintain Contact Throughout The Week Church shouldn’t just be one or two days a week. Your members and online followers need you …

Using Your Church Website To Create Leaders

The best possible thing you could do for your church is to create church leaders. Not only do they help shoulder some of the ministry tasks, but they help inspire future leaders. You don’t always have to look for leaders outside your church. Many of your members are great leaders. They just need the right guidance and opportunities. Of course, you can use your church website to help with this. Using your website also gives you the opportunity to mentor leaders worldwide, fostering a global culture of leadership and ministry. Talk About Christian Leadership On Your Blog The first step …

16 Areas To Gather Church Data And How To Analyze It

While almost every church wants to grow, many don’t realize how important it is to gather church data and learn to analyze it. Thanks to all the various areas you can gather data in, you’ll discover what strategies are working, which ones are flops and even learn what your major problem areas are. The good news is all of the data is rather easy to collect. Use it to discover trends, learn more about what your members want and how to grow your church faster. 1. Church Attendance Church attendance is one of the easiest types of church data to …

Why You Don’t Need A Custom Church App

You’ve likely heard from many sources that you absolutely need a custom church app, but do you really? The truth might surprise you. Typically, you’ll hear that custom apps are a must-have from app development companies or marketing services. With so many people keeping their mobile device within inches of their hands at all times, it’s reasonable to believe mobile apps are necessary for church growth. Believe it or not, you may not need your own church app at all. For many churches, it just doesn’t make sense. People Already Have Too Many Apps Take a look at your smartphone …

Is Your Church Website Making A Great First Impression?

When you meet someone new, you want to make a great first impression. Shouldn’t your church website have the same goal? However, your church website first impression might not be as wonderful as you might hope. When visitors first encounter a website, they have high expectations. You only have seconds to grab their attention and show them your site is worth sticking around for. But, is your church’s site up to par? Make Navigation Easy One of the first hiccups for many church websites is navigation. Since navigation is a core element, if it’s not friendly, your entire site could …

Hosting A Great Q&A Bible Study Online

If you want to expand your church’s reach, why not host a Q&A Bible study online? While it does take some preparation, you’ll help grow your church family. From members who can’t always attend or want more study time to people worldwide looking to explore their faith, you’re able to bring all types of people together. To make it a success, you’ll need to know what participants expect and how to keep the session engaging. Ensure You Have Interest First This might sound obvious, but make sure you have interest within your church first. The last thing you want is …

Dealing With Negative Church Reviews Professionally

Negative church reviews might make you feel angry or dejected, but they can sometimes be an opportunity for growth. The key is to deal with them professionally and not come off as the church that can’t handle any criticism. Sadly, negative reviews are going to happen, no matter how great your church may be. Don’t worry. Every brand, including churches, get these types of reviews. Set yourself apart, though, by handling them with grace. If you don’t think that reviews matter that much, see G2’s list of customer review statistics that prove the do matter. Determine If A Response Is …