Month: November 2009

Which is Better for Your Congregation: Facebook or Twitter?

Undeniably, social tools like Twitter and Facebook can help your congregation. But which is better? Take two nanoseconds and give us some feedback on our poll. We’ll report our findings. <br /> <a href=”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/2296860/” mce_href=”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/2296860/”>Which is better for your congregation: Twitter or Facebook?</a><span style=”font-size:9px;” mce_style=”font-size:9px;”>(<a href=”http://answers.polldaddy.com” mce_href=”http://answers.polldaddy.com”>opinion</a>)</span><br />

On Twitter? Make Sure People Are Listening

[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”725″,”attributes”:{“class”:”media-image”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”style”:””,”width”:”375″,”height”:”500″,”alt”:”Megaphone.”}}]] [Photo credit: Megaphone. by Mal Cubed, on Flickr] Twitter messages (aka tweets) may be limited to 140 characters, but have an impact greater than your typical sentence. Follow these tips to make sure your efforts aren’t the equivalent of online mumbling. (Curious about what Talance is saying? Follow us @talance.) Make sure people are …

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21 Ways Volunteers Can Help with Your Website

[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”724″,”attributes”:{“class”:”media-image”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”style”:””,”width”:”500″,”height”:”333″,”alt”:”AVP Volunteer 2″}}]] [Photo credit: AVP Volunteer 2 by yuan2003, on Flickr] As any charitable organization knows, volunteers are superstars. They give love and expertise and don’t ask for a dime in return. They can be especially helpful if your organization has a website. Bearing in mind that an entire Web development project is long-term …

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How to Scrap Your Paper Bulletin

[[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”723″,”attributes”:{“class”:”media-image”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”,”style”:””,”width”:”500″,”height”:”334″,”alt”:”Tree of Light”}}]] [Photo credit: Tree of Light by JPhilipson, on Flickr] If you’ve been thinking about how to scrap your paper bulletin (and you should be), but you’re not sure how to sell it to your members, take a page (virtually, of course) from this ad I spotted in InformationWeek: InformationWeek Worth more than …

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