Tag Archives: Church Websites
Half of All Catholics Have No Idea that their Church has any Internet Presence

Half of All Catholics Have No Idea that their Church has any Internet Presence

I read an interesting summary of the state of Media and the Catholic Church by Greg Erlandson from OSV today.  It’s well worth a read with Greg providing a very good overview of media and the Catholic Church and where we need to go. One statement he made just caused me to stop in my […]

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Instagram Video for Church Ministry

Instagram Video for Church Ministry

This past week, Instagram launched their video-sharing tool that rivals Vine, the Twitter-promoted video app. My first reaction to this was hesitation, thinking that companies will start video-gramming their ads and my news feed will turn into commercials. But then I realized how fantastic this tool could be for churches. Here are three main reasons churches need to […]

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The Rise of Mobile

The Rise of Mobile

Last week, the iPhone 5 was released.  Five million iPhones were per-ordered prior to the release, people were selling their spots in line at the Apple Stores for a few quick bucks, and amazingly economists predict that the iPhone 5 will actually measurably move our country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).  Yes, a Smart Phone can […]

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And Our Finalists Are…

And Our Finalists Are…

Its been a few months since we announced our first Catholic Parish Website of the Year Contest. We had a total of 69 entries for our inaugural contest.  Contest entries closed back at the end of April and our judges have been hard at work rating the submissions.  We’re in the midst of the final […]

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Don’t Just Translate, Enculturate!

One of the challenges hitting some web administrators is the need to provide a bilingual version of their website.  The Hispanic population is one of the fastest growing segments of the Catholic faithful and in many markets in the US its becoming a prerequisite that the church offer masses in both English and Spanish.  If […]

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Things on a Church’s Home Page

Things on a Church’s Home Page

Take a look at your Church’s Home Page today.  What’s on it? In larger companies or design agencies, there’s a formal role on a web project called a User Experience Designer.  This person’s role is to consider the user’s wants, needs, and understanding when they go to your website.  While attending ParishSoft’s User Conference and […]

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