Not Knowing About These 6 FREE Resources Will Cost Your Church!

Not Knowing About These 6 FREE Resources Will Cost Your Church!
BUDGET TIP: Don’t Pay for What You Can Get Free! Let’s face it, most churches have tight budgets, and I would dare say marketing and web resources are not at the top of the list, so it is crucial that you review the six resources below. Tapping into any of these will save your church money.  These Are Game Changers! It is hard to find freebies, especially ‘Christian’ freebies, but these six resources are amazing and will prove very valuable for enhancing the image and ministry of your church: 1. Church Online Platform – http://churchonlineplatform.com Their Pitch:...
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2016 Best Web Site Building Platforms – Starting with Free!

2016 Best Web Site Building Platforms – Starting with Free!
How to Narrow Down the Countless Offers and Options for Building A Web Site If you want to build a web site there’s no shortage of options, starting with absolutely free and going up to custom platforms costing thousands of dollars. With so many choices available you could easy pick what seems to be a great offering, only to have it quickly become a huge regret. So let me help you cut through all the clutter of choices by offering you a short list of what I consider the top options on the market today. There are Basically Three Categories for Building a Web Site Most platforms and options fall...
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5 SEO Tips to Help Foreign Language Sites Improve Google Search Results

5 SEO Tips to Help Foreign Language Sites Improve Google Search Results
Recently I got call from a Vietnamese pastor who was concerned that his church could not be found in Google search results. He ask me to review his site and offer any advice I could. By the way, I am more than happy to review any web site belonging to a church or non-profit and offer advice to improve your web presence. If you would like a review all you have to do is complete this request form > Free Web Score. Turns out that the entire site was written in the Vietnamese language. In this case you could not expect the site to show up in any English language search engine because search engines like...
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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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Miracle Grow for Churches in 2015

Miracle Grow for Churches in 2015
I use ‘Miracle-Gro’ for my tomatoes because it’s EASY and it WORKS! *This is not a paid endorsement for Miracle-Gro. [smile] How would you like a Miracle Grow for your church? There are three important web realities for 2015, that are relatively easy to apply, to reach the new-comers and church seekers in your community. Get these three right and you may soon find yourself greeting new attenders who say, “We found you online.”   1. THE IMPORTANCE OF AN UP-TO-DATE CHURCH WEB SITE QUOTE: “Increasingly, people are finding their way into the pews and programs of your...
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Two Simple Steps to Quick and Easy Websites for Churches!

Two Simple Steps to Quick and Easy Websites for Churches!
WebReadyChurch is expanding! After 2+ years of supporting churches with our blog and training events, this latest offering is in direct response to our number one request, “How can I get a simple and inexpensive church web site up and running when I don’t know anything about the web?” Introducing WebReadyChurch.net Ordering A Web Site for Your Church Is Easy: 1. Select A Theme > Click for live demos 2. Complete the Request Form Only $595.00 includes: set-up, domain name, design and the first year of hosting. Then only $10 per month for domain renewal and yearly hosting after the...
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Nine Favorite Resources for Great WordPress Themes (Some FREE!)

Nine Favorite Resources for Great WordPress Themes (Some FREE!)
If you are going to build or update a WordPress site, then you are probably aware that the key to a great site is choosing a great theme. Also referred to as templates, themes provide the front-end look and functionality of your web site. There are countless themes available, but please note that all themes are definitely not equal. A bad theme choice will bring nothing but headaches and your site will never be what you had hoped for. If you are not that familiar with themes, how to find them and choosing a good one, then maybe I can be of some help. I have reviewed hundreds of themes over the last...
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2014 Best Platforms for Building A Web Site (starting with Free!)

2014 Best Platforms for Building A Web Site (starting with Free!)
How to Wade Through the Countless Options for Building A Web Site If you want to build a web site there’s no shortage of options, going from absolutely free to custom platforms costing thousands of dollars. With so many choices available you could easy pick what seems to be a great offering, only to have it quickly become a huge regret. So let me help you narrow down all the clutter into a short list of good choices. There are Basically Three Categories for Building a Web Site Most platforms and options fall into one of these three: Free, Self-hosting and Paid Partners. Following are my 2014...
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One of the Best WordPress Theme Creators Just Got Better!

One of the Best WordPress Theme Creators Just Got Better!
So How Did Themify Just Get Better? Themify is definitely one of my favorite theme creators and now with the addition of their ‘drag-and-drop’ builder I love them even more! They released their Themify ‘drag-and-drop’ Builder a few months ago and included it in all their themes. Since then, I have been using and loving it enough to where I feel confident recommending this builder to you. It really makes building custom pages so easy! What Is the Themify Builder? It is best described by Themify: “The Themify drag & drop Builder for WordPress helps you build any page...
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The #1 Web Investment Key for Net Success

The #1 Web Investment Key for Net Success
When it comes to your investment of time on the web  (i.e. web site, social networks, etc.) you do so hoping for a return for your labor, right? You hope to be found by people and to influence them for Christ, right? Of course you do. The following keys to web investing are essential to earning a good ROI… Key #1: DIVERSIFY Think about the old adage, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” It is not enough to simply build a web site and think that they will come. A web site alone is not easily found. You must be diversified across the web to point people to your site. Consider...
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