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New $100 Million Social App ‘Periscope’ Great for Church Ministry!

New $100 Million Social App ‘Periscope’ Great for Church Ministry!
‘PERISCOPE’ Have you hear of it yet? Props to Jonathan Jordan @jordan004 who clued me in this week to the shiniest new app on the social media landscape (amazing what can happen while you’re taking a 2-week vacation!). Periscope is basically a live broadcasting app that works from your smartphone (Apple or Android) and allows you to live stream anything, anywhere, anytime! Twitter Paid $100 Million to acquire the app for integration into the Twitter-sphere. It is now live and you can download the app here https://www.periscope.tv/. I have been playing around with it and I can...
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Now it’s official: Google favors mobile-friendly sites!

Now it’s official: Google favors mobile-friendly sites!
For years Google has been pushing for web sites to become “mobile-friendly” because that is where search growth is coming from. People are searching from their mobile devices now more than ever before, while desktop searches are dropping off. Now it’s official. On April 21, 2015 Google released it’s latest formula that will favor mobile-friendly sites. Basically what this means is, when a search in performed from a mobile device, Google will index results with mobile friendly sites first in line. This will not affect searches on desktop or laptop computers, but don’t...
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Go “Live” with Your Church Services Online – FREE Platform!

Go “Live” with Your Church Services Online – FREE Platform!
Expand Your Church Audience Literally Around the World! Have you even experienced a church service online? I’m not talking about a recorded message on YouTube. I’m talking about a “Live” service where people can enter a virtual church, be greeted by a host, and interact with other attendees about the service and message being presented. The best example I’ve found of this kind of virtual church can be experienced on http://www.lifechurch.tv/. I want to encourage you to go there right now and see what I mean. They offer virtual “Live” services, multiple times...
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Easy Tool Shows How Your Site Looks on Different Devices!

Easy Tool Shows How Your Site Looks on Different Devices!
Phones, Tablets, Laptops, Desktops — Does your site look good on them all? Here is a FREE tester to view your web site across multiple devices and it is a simple drag-and-drop function to use! Viewpoint Resizer is a responsive design testing tool that works great. Here are the steps: 1. Click this link to open Viewpoint Resizer 2. Drag the “Click or Bookmark” button to your browser toolbar (hint: watch animation on the home page). 3. Now open the web site you want to test. 4. Once the site is loaded, click on the “Resizer” bookmark on your browser toolbar. Following these...
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Google Drive – Get 15 GB for free!

Google Drive – Get 15 GB for free!
GOOGLE DRIVE > Keep Everything. Share Anything. [Disclaimer: I love and use Dropbox so this is not a slam on them, but when I got the message offering me 15 GBs of cloud space for FREE, well who can turn that down? You can’t have enough cloud space!] Do you worry about needing file storage space, your computer crashing or your smart phone taking a plunge? Well the solution is to have a cloud back-up and sharing service of all your important files. There are a lot of solutions out there but I have not seen any others that give you 15 GBs free right out of the gate! GOOGLE DRIVE > Access...
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Are You Ready for the Mobile Revolution?

Are You Ready for the Mobile Revolution?
The other day I was at the park with my two boys enjoying the afternoon. As we walked I noticed a teen couple walking toward us holding hands (sweet). At the same time, in their free hands, they both had cell phones and they were texting. I could not help but wonder, “Are they texting each other?” Then yesterday, I’m listening to a radio program and a guy was asked which was more valuable, smart phone or home computer? He quickly responded, “Are you kidding? My phone is my life! I take it everywhere I go!” According to the video above, mobile devices will take over as the...
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