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6 Simple Tools For Communicating With Your Church Staff

You meet with your team and plan the service for the following Sunday. You think you've done a fantastic job of communicating with your church staff... until the proverbial wrench hits the fan. Then even Plan B is out, and you’re scrambling to regroup.

Has this ever happened to you?

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[PODCAST] How Churches Can Reach More People With Facebook w/Jeff Presley from Reach

We were recently honored to have one of our own, Jeff Presley—Customer Success Extraordinaire, featured as a guest on the Church Branding Guide's podcast to talk about how churches can use Facebook to have a greater reach (our favorite topic). 

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How to Post Live Video of Your Church on Facebook

News just in: you can now post live videos on Facebook! It's kind of like hosting your own talk show. Like Kramer, except for real. 

With live videos, you can share exactly what you're doing at any given second of the day. Should your church consider live video? If you think that providing your community with personal, real-time access to services and church events would keep them more engaged, then the answer is YES.

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[PODCAST] Leave Your Ego at the Door w/ Josh Peigh

Josh Peigh is the lead pastor at Heartland Community Church in Rockford, IL. In our latest episode of Church Planter's Guide To The Galaxy, Drew and Jeff interview Josh about his "no-ego" approach to church planting. And how Heartland Community Church, a multisite church, has been crazy successful with this style of leadership.

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[ebook] Brand Yourself: A Church Planter's Guide for Building a Successful Church Brand 

Learn how building a strong brand can grow your church.

With this free guide, we’ve outlined five essential tips for building a successful church brand. Each tip walks you through the importance of branding and how it can draw new members into your community.

Download your free guide now to spread God’s word with a strong brand. 

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Men or Women...Who's Listening to You on Facebook?

To be heard on Facebook, you'll have to don the superhero cape in your closet and twirl a sign on the side of the road.  Kidding! (but we hope you wear your cape more often). 

Seriously though, to be heard, you have to know whom you’re talking to. While it would be great to know every detail about your audience, you’d be surprised how many churches overlook one of the basics: gender.

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Five Tips for Building a Successful Church Brand

Does your church have a name and a logo? Then, guess what... your church has a brand. But if you've moved branding to the bottom of your priority list, you might want to rethink that approach.

Your church's brand affects how people think and feel about you. It can either draw people in or turn them away. When church branding is done well, it's a powerful way to reach more people. 

Whatever your outreach goals are, developing the right brand for your church will only help you share Jesus' message with more people. To help you develop a good brand for your church, we put together five simple branding tips for church planters that will help you connect with more people

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[PODCAST] Overcoming the Challenges of Church Planting w/ Jason Mitchem of Revivify Church

In Episode 2 of The Church Planter’s Guide To the Galaxy, we’ll talk to Jason Mitchem, lead pastor of Revivify Church in Augusta, GA. Jason planted Revivify over 5 years ago and has since built a thriving community. But the road there was anything but easy. Today Jason will share how he’s overcome some of the challenges of starting a new church.

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[Webinar] How To Turn Social Media Into Effective Outreach

If you want to reach more people, then you need to place your messages where people are listening. And today, the majority of adults are on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. If your church doesn't have a social media voice, then you're missing a major opportunity to connect with people.

Register now to learn easy-to-implement social media ideas you put to use immediatey. Whether social media is completely new to you or you just want to be more effective at what you already do, this webinar will help you reach more people. 

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How Many People Does Your Church Reach On Facebook? Here's How To Find out.

Since so many people use Facebook, it’s worth learning how to reach more people with your church's Facebook posts. In this article, we'll start by showing you how to use Facebook Insights to see how well your posts are performing. We'll then show you when the best time to post on Facebook is. Put these two pieces together and you'll start seeing some major improvements in your social media outreach.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

John Rougeux

John is co-founder and CMO at Causely. When he's not trying to build the most philanthropic company in the world, he's probably hanging out with his wife and three daughters in Lexington, KY. You can also find John on Twitter and LinkedIn.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Matthew Watson

Matt is Customer Success Manager at Causely, where he does everything in his power to help our customers succeed. He loves sports, his wife, his dog, and the great outdoors, but not in that order. He may love his dog more than sports. You can find Matt on Facebook and Twitter.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Sarah Werner

Sarah is a writer, marketer, and brand specialist. She has experience in both non-profit marketing and financial development as well as for-profit content marketing and social media. She holds degrees in English and Art from Asbury University. When she’s not writing content for Causely, you’ll find her outside with a book or camera enjoying the company of trees. You can also find Sarah on Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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