Driving Website Traffic IV: It is All About Content

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on December 16, 2014

in website

Content is a crucial factor when it comes to driving traffic to a website. Good content attracts visitors and keeps them coming back. Good content shared on social media and through links in emails will draw visitors to a website. Conversely, poor content drives them away. Here are fourteen questions to ask about the content […]

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Driving Website Traffic III: Photos and Videos

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on December 9, 2014

in website

Our ministry websites are important channels of communication and we want to provide our visitors with the best experience possible. We also want to make a positive impression as quickly as possible. We can do that through photos and short videos.

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Driving Website Traffic Part II: Audiences and Goals

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on December 2, 2014

in parish, website

When it comes to thinking about audiences, a parish needs to make a choice about the purpose of its website. Is this website mostly for members, that is, is it a communications vehicle that presents activity based information serving active members? Or is it a website for the larger community that is witnessing to your […]

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Driving Traffic to Your Website Part I: Expectations

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on November 25, 2014

in Uncategorized, website

Whether we manage a website for a parish, diocese, religious community or Catholic organization, one of our biggest concerns is how to get people to visit it. Just because we built it does not mean they will come. This comes as a surprise and disappointment to many website owners. It is good to remember that […]

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Internet Goals of Ministry Leaders 2014-2015

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on November 18, 2014

in Online Presence, social media, website

Results from the Catholic Web Solutions online survey, “What is Your Ministry’s Next Online Challenge?” which took place from October 28-November 14, revealed that CWS readers are engaged on multiple platforms and looking to improve service on them all. A number of respondents took time to answer the open ended question: In the next six […]

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One in Five Americans Share Their Faith Online

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on November 11, 2014

in Catholic, Online Presence, technology

One in five Americans share their faith online according to a PEW Research Center survey on “Religion and Electronic Media” that was conducted during May and June 2014. Forty-six percent of U.S. adults see someone share their faith online in a typical week. Those who see faith shared online are believers and non-believers.

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