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Turn boring announcements into engaging Facebook posts

Facebook is a great way to reach and inform your congregation and community. If posts don’t generate engagement, though, fewer people will see them. Using a bake sale raising... Read More

13 tips for improving your Facebook Live broadcasts

Facebook Live isn’t just for streaming worship or doing a quick check-in from an event. It can also be a platform for discipleship content like Q&As, prayer sessions... Read More

Improve your Instagram ministry with one simple change

Instagram can be an effective tool for ministry, but standard profiles lack some of the features and information needed to take a strategic approach. Consider converting to a business profile... Read More

Are you snapping your teens? A case for Snapchat in church (part 1)

The fun, casual nature of Snapchat lets you build the kind of intimate relationships people claim can never happen online. Read More

7 deadly sins of church social media

Lots of places tell you what to do on social media, but what about things to avoid? These are seven reliable ways to undermine the time and effort you're putting... Read More

The Facebook strategy you need to quit today

In early 2018, Facebook announced changes to the News Feed and how content is distributed. Here's what churches need to know. Read More

Making the jump to video announcements with Laurens Glass

Announcements are a double-edged sword in church marketing. They are necessary to be in the know, but they can also be a real drag. Today we're talking about the pros,... Listen

Repurposing content for social media with Steven Adair

You know your ministry needs to be active on social media, but have you ever stared at the screen at a loss for what to post? You're not alone! But... Listen

Which social media platform is the best for getting your message out? Illustration by Cindy Caldwell, United Methodist Communications.

Facebook vs. Twitter: Which social media advertising to use?

Social media is a crucial platform for getting your message out. But how do you choose which service to use? Get some tips from a professional marketer. Read More

How to make church memes and why they matter

Lighten up and ride the wave of viral memes as a part of your marketing strategy. Learn how to promote events, recruit volunteers and share scriptures with style! Read More

How to use location as a social media secret weapon

Facebook and Instagram have introduced new features and updated existing ones that highlight location. Utilizing these features offers the opportunity to be seen by more people in your community. Read More

Major Facebook News Feed changes

Mark Zuckerberg recently announced some big changes to Facebook's News Feed. So we'll walk you through the changes and offer some great ideas about how churches can adapt. Listen

Essential podcasts for United Methodist Leaders

Podcasts give us levity and wisdom while we're waiting around. Here's 12 United Methodist podcasts covering the gamut of communications, technology, leadership, lectionary, young people's ministry and more! Read More