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It is a well-known fact that a picture is worth a thousand words, and on the Internet this is key since people stay twice as long on a webpage that has engaging photos than one that has only text. So how do you locate, tweak and add photos and graphics to your website or other Web presence to get people to linger longer on your site? Find articles with helpful advice on this page and read more about about sites with free images, copyright and photo editing software here.   

10 more ways to use Instagram to promote your church (part 2)

If you have a good grasp on using Instagram for ministry, then dive deeper and learn even more ways to promote your church and connect your congregation. Read More

The Rev. Julie Boone leads worship at McKendree United Methodist Church in Lawrenceville, Ga. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

PowerPoint tools and timing techniques for churches

Follow these tips for incorporating sound and more effectively timing slide transitions to help elevate the flow of your worship service. Read More

Get tons of clicks: Choosing the right images

Many visitors access your site through a link shared on social media. Often, what attracts attention is the image associated with the post. Here are some tips on selecting images... Read More

Create stunning images with free Photoshop alternative: GIMP

GIMP has many of the high-powered, eye-opening features without the premium price tag. This screencast will walk you through the basics of GIMP so you can edit and export images... Read More

Easy steps to improve background images for PowerPoint

Learn to edit your church images for PowerPoint and make them rock as backgrounds! Once you crop, blur, desaturate, and use lower-third images, sit back and enjoy custom backgrounds that... Read More

Breaking the chains of clip art for free

You can always purchase quality stock images from sites like iStockPhoto.com. But there are also sites that provide images of the same, or similar, quality for free. Read More

Taking inviting photos of your church

Carelessly photographed church pictures can convey a negative message. Here are techniques for capturing photos that will welcome people before they ever set foot in the doors. Read More

5 tips for taking better photos with your smartphone

Beyond finding the best lighting, planning shots and experimenting with perspective, how do you take your smartphone images to the next level? Here are five quick tips. Read More

Cool tools to make your own infographics

An infographic is a storyboard in one image, loaded with information. With great tools like these, making your own infographics does not require graphic-design training or html knowledge. Read More

Simple photography tips to capture ministry moments

Make your congregation’s memories last a lifetime. At your next outreach event, use these tips from amateur and professional photographers to capture life-changing, memorable moments on film or video. Read More