Creating Awareness and Attracting Visitors with Outdoor Church Signs
When it comes to marketing your church, you never want to put all of your outreach eggs into a single tactical basket. That's why an integrated, multi-channel marketing approach is the key to ensuring that your efforts ( ...
The Importance of a Ministry Digital Outreach Strategy for Your Church
In a recently released Pew Research Center study, it was found that 77% of Americans own a smartphone and 73% have some sort of broadband internet service. Want to hear an even more incredible statistic? Nearly 240 milli ...
5 Key Takeaways for Building A More Effective Church Website
In today’s tech-savvy culture an online presence is vital—and you may need help optimizing your church website to help your visitors find you, get to know you and make the decision to come to your church. At Outreach, we ...
A successful school needs students—and with effective Christian school marketing, you can begin engaging parents and helping them consider your school today! Here are 8 tips that can help you lead a successful recruitment effort. 1) Brag a Little Share your school’s unique advantages with parents up front! Is your school centrally located in the community? […]
Maintaining attendance during the summer is a common problem for many pastors. Families are busy with vacations and other activities and it can be difficult to keep them plugged in. How do you compete? Summer movie nights can be the perfect way to bust the summer slump many churches experience between May and September. It’s […]
In today’s tech-savvy culture an online presence is vital—and you may need help optimizing your church website to help your visitors find you, get to know you and make the decision to come to your church. At Outreach, we’ve discovered that everyone can use at least some help figuring how to get their website started. […]
Looking for summertime church outreach ideas to keep people involved in your church through the usual vacation slump? It can be challenging to put together long-term campaigns when so many families are busy or traveling. We’ve pulled together some great ideas — many of them one-day events — that your church can use to keep […]
Can your vacation bible school do more than lead kids to Christ? I think it can and I will share how we’ve had success using summer camp to welcome new members into our church. At our church, New Song, we have four distinct goals for our vacation bible school/summer camp: Disciple the children of our church […]
Have you taken a good, long look at whether you have an effective church website lately? It could be costing you new visitors. When a potential visitor comes to your site, what impression are they getting? Is it helpful and informative? Does it look professional? According to Hubspot, nearly 46% of people say a website’s […]
Without a doubt, much prayer and energy is invested in church planting. Church planting pastors are pulled in many directions, while juggling a variety of responsibilities. And all this with a limited amount of time. As church planters, we are seeking to honor God as we embrace this great challenge to which He has called […]
Easter is nearly here and using social media platforms to market church Easter events online is now a necessity to invite your community to church. You’ve probably already sent direct mail postcards, handed out invite cards and encouraged your members to welcome their friends and neighbors. But social media can expand your marketing efforts and […]
Parking spaces in your church parking lot are a lot like the chairs in your auditorium. There is a fine line between having too many empty ones and having none available (or viewable). As your church starts to grow and you begin getting visitors every weekend, your parking situation needs to be a key consideration. […]
In Part One of this article, we talked about why applying basic church marketing best practices to your outreach efforts is necessary in today’s post-Christian society. Then, we offered three basic principles for helping you reach out. In Part Two, we bring you four more church marketing best practices, including what the best method is for marketing […]