How To Use Social Media To Increase Volunteers

Churches using social media to increase volunteers also increase engagement within their church and online. Social media isn’t just about recruiting though. Often, churches simply ask for volunteers on social media. However, social media platforms are better suited for building awareness of causes, communicating with volunteers and showcasing all your church does. When used correctly, Facebook, Twitter and other networks could just become the easiest way to increase volunteers and online tithing. Showcase The Need It’s not uncommon for people to think churches already have plenty of volunteers. However, 59% of people consider ample volunteer and outreach opportunities to be …

The Complete Guide To Church Facebook Images

You’ve likely already heard that Facebook is a powerful tool for churches. However, one thing that helps you stand out is church Facebook images. People enjoy images. Just think about the types of posts you engage with most on your personal social media feeds. Most of some type of image. The problem is it’s easy to make mistakes with images that could hurt your church. Skip the mistakes, master Facebook images and boost overall engagement. Images Aren’t Optional The first thing to know is images aren’t optional. While you definitely don’t have to use them in every single post, you’ll …

How Smaller Churches Can Stand Out On Social Media

Social media for small churches might seem pointless with all the larger churches out there seeming to dominate the platforms. However, there is no reason why smaller churches can’t stand out on social media. Thanks to social media platforms being free, you have a unique opportunity to market your church and reach a much larger audience, just like much larger churches. With a minimal time investment every week and a bit of creativity, social media could easily be one of your church’s strongest tools for expanding your reach, engaging members and growing your church. Limit Your Platforms Every single social …

Creating Church Social Media Posts Users Actually Want To Share

Church social media posts don’t always get the attention they deserve. This is often because they’re overlooked or the content isn’t that engaging. Basic text posts, posting infrequently and not encouraging engagement are all to blame. The good news is it’s easy to step up your church’s social media game. Whether you’re a mega church or a small church with less than 100 members, the right posting strategy has the power to transform engagement both online and within your church. Ask Members What They Share Most If you want your members to share your church’s posts, then you need to …

Why You Should Consider Facebook Advertising For Your Church

Facebook advertising is an easily overlooked church marketing strategy. After all, why bother with paid ads when creating a church page is free? While a free church page and church groups on Facebook are effective, you still have to rely on users searching for your church or others recommending it. If you want to get your church noticed faster, investing even just a little on Facebook ads could spur the growth you’re looking for, both in church and online. Facebook Page Reach Is Limited Even when you start getting followers to your church’s Facebook page, this doesn’t mean they’ll see …

18 Things Your Church Should Never Share On Social Media

You’ve probably read numerous posts about how to make social media work for your church. But, it’s important to know what you should never share on social media. Sadly, one wrong post could hurt the reputation of your church, even if you didn’t mean anything by it. The best approach is to just avoid the wrong types of posts. The good news is, it’s easier than you might think to learn what not to share. In most cases, it’s similar to knowing what not to post on your own personal page. 1. Any Type Of Chainletter Chainletters have been around …

Why Your Church Facebook Page is Missing the Mark (And How You Can Fix It)

You already know Facebook has one of the most massive audiences online, but for some reason, your church Facebook page isn’t attracting many people at all. What’s going wrong? You post content, share upcoming events and more, but still, you only have a handful of members who regularly check in. Before you give up on Facebook, give your Facebook strategy an overhaul and try again. You may just need a few tweaks to make this social media giant one of the best ways to expand your reach. Why You Should Stick It Out You might think Facebook isn’t worth it …

Utilizing Facebook To Grow Your Church Community

You want to grow your church community, but where should you start? Facebook is the king of social media and the perfect place to start growing your church. The good thing is Facebook offers numerous ways to reach out to your members and the entire Facebook community. The key is to be as active on the platform as you are in your church. With the help of social media savvy volunteers, Facebook could become one of the most powerful tools you have for engaging and growing your church. Use Facebook Ads Facebook ads reach the millions of daily users on …

If Your Church Isn’t Making Social Media A Priority – This Happens

Sometimes it’s hard to make social media a priority in your church when you’re already pulled in so many different directions. However, it has to be a priority. It’s one of the best ways to market your church, engage members, reach new people and create a thriving community that expands outside your church walls. If you rarely update your social platforms, you could face some serious negative consequences. As bad as that may sound, neglecting social media does have the power to work against your church. Your Church May Seem Nonexistent Social media is one of the top five ways …

How To Write The Ultimate Social Media Strategy For Your Church

Creating the ultimate social media strategy for your church does take time, but it’s well worth the effort. When you enter into social media haphazardly, you’ll get limited results. As with anything, a little careful planning goes a long way. Take the time to sit down and create a strategy that works well for your church. While it’s fine to learn from others, always adjust tactics to best meet your church’s needs. Know Where Your Audience Is Before you do anything, you have to choose which platform(s) you’ll use. If you have a limited budget, you might want to stick …