8 Christmas Gifts FREE to Share on Your Social Networks!

8 Christmas Gifts FREE to Share on Your Social Networks!
SHARE THE CHRISTMAS JOY! Christmas is just around the corner and to get you into the spirit of giving I want to offer you some gifts to share. The following list of Christmas gifts are definitely worth sharing and FREE to share on all your social networks! I first learned of them when I worked at BellSouth and found them one year in our December company newsletter. Since then I have made it a point to share them every year with anyone and everyone by email, Christmas cards and copies handed out. This year I am having fun sharing then on all my social networks and I decided to create a series of images...
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Test Your Christmas Spirit – Fun Quiz to See If You’re A Santa or Scrooge!

Test Your Christmas Spirit – Fun Quiz to See If You’re A Santa or Scrooge!
Fun Way to Share Your Faith With Friends At Christmas! TestYourChristmasSpirit.com invites people to test their Christmas Spirit by completing any one of four different quizzes. Each quiz consists of ten multiple choice questions. Based on how many you get right, you are designated as one of five popular Christmas characters: Once you complete the quiz, the result page will tell you that, “You have the Christmas Spirit of…” whichever character matches your score. You can then add your score to the ‘Leader Board’ and share your results on social networks or by email,...
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8 Christmas Gifts That Don’t Cost A Cent!

8 Christmas Gifts That Don’t Cost A Cent!
This has become a yearly tradition for me. I first learned of the ‘8 gifts’ when I worked at BellSouth and they were printed in our company newsletter. Since then I have made it a point to share them every year with anyone and everyone by email, Christmas cards and copies handed out. This year I will have fun sharing then on all my social networks. Now, I want to offer them FREE for you to share as well. Post one each day on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Pinterest, and anywhere else you can share them. Simply copy and paste from the content below. For each gift I’ve included 3 things:...
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TOP 6 FREEBIE SITES for Design: Photos, Graphics, Fonts and More!

TOP 6 FREEBIE SITES for Design: Photos, Graphics, Fonts and More!
More that ever the web is becoming visually driven by rich photos, videos and graphics. Think of the popularity of sites like Pinterest and Instagram that are built on images, while Facebook and Twitter are both emphasizing images more and more. Also, you’ve probably noticed a recent trend where web sites are using images as entire backgrounds and enhanced content. Quality photos, graphics and fonts can get expensive unless you know where to go and find top quality for FREE! Most everyday I find myself searching for that just right image, graphic or font to creativity express my thoughts and grab...
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Fast Facts: Which Social Networks Are Most Loved? (Infographic)

Fast Facts: Which Social Networks Are Most Loved? (Infographic)
Did you know… the highest percent of social networking is done in bed? Yes 44%. Second to that is on the job 34%. Do you know… of active internet users, what percentage of women and men are engaged in social networking? 74% of women and 70% of men. Wow, that’s a lot! Do you know why this is important to your church? If you want to touch people’s lives you have to know where they are. When you think about fishing (Jesus said we are fishers of men) one thing is certain. You do not want to fish in a pond that has no fish! Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and LinkedIn are all big ponds...
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Social Media Usage: Who, What and How Much? Infographic

Social Media Usage: Who, What and How Much? Infographic
At a recent web training seminar I was asked about social networking demographics. I did not have any good numbers with me at the time, so I promised to find some and share them here. This is important because if you know where people are on social media by age, gender, income, etc., you can do a better job targeting the audience you want to reach. Disclaimer: Web demographics are only as good as the source. If you go to Google, guess who will have great numbers? Google+. If you go to facebook, twitter and so on, they will be tooting their own horn. So I tried to find a legitimate organization and a...
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What Social Networks Should You Use in 2014? [Infographic]

What Social Networks Should You Use in 2014? [Infographic]
At the beginning of 2014 there is an important milestone on the horizon. In February, Facebook will turn 10 years old!  But many churches and ministries have yet to tap into the power of Social Networking. Consider these realities: •    YouTube reaches more US adults aged 18-34 than any cable network. •    There are over 5.7 billion users on the world’s top 21 social networks. •    China has 3 of the world’s largest social networks. The world is online and Jesus commanded that we take the Gospel to the ends of it. With social networking, the ends of the earth are much closer than...
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The Ultimate Social Media Networks Image Sizing Chart (infographic)

The Ultimate Social Media Networks Image Sizing Chart (infographic)
One of the most important marketing upgrades to accomplish on each of your social networks will be to create a consistent look for banners, profile images and icons. This is easier said than done because every social network has it’s own specific sizes for these all important items. Thankfully LunaMetrics has come to the rescue by creating “The Ultimate Complete Final Social Media Sizing Cheat Sheet” infographic. This is the most current and complete resource I have found for Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Youtube and Pinterest. It goes way beyond just the banner and profile...
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What Churches Say They are Doing with Social Media

What Churches Say They are Doing with Social Media
Ever wonder what other churches and religious organizations are doing with social media? I want to share with you an infographic that got 3.5K shares on Mashable.com which tells me it is definitely of interest to the religious community. Here’s why… Communication between religious organizations and their followers has blossomed on social media. Many churches have turned to social networks to increase their outreach to spread their teachings. Buzzplant, a Christian-based digital advertising agency, surveyed churches to see how they’re using social media within their organization. More than...
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#1 Reason Why Every Church Should Be Social Networking

#1 Reason Why Every Church Should Be Social Networking
For the #1 reason watch this video… This video sends a clear message of the power of social networks. Because two people were talking about their church on Facebook, Jimmie’s life was dramatically changed! Jimmie Dacuyan’s Story of Life Change from HarborNOLA on Vimeo. The fact is believers are called to be “Fishers of Men” and there are some really big ponds just full of fish. Facebook is where Jimmie was ‘caught’ but that is only one pond. A quick list of some other good fishing holes are: YouTube, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Instagram to...
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