Mobile Devices, Video and Millennials

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on October 25, 2016

in Digital Age, Uncategorized, Video

The recent announcement of the proposed merger of AT&T and Time Warner is generating conversations in the media about the growth of mobile usage, the growing amount of video content being produced and consumed, and the importance of addressing the preferences of the millennials (born from 1981 to 1997) who have now surpassed the Baby […]

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November and December are full of opportunities to use websites and social media to evangelize and catechize, to uplift and inspire our viewers and followers. If we plan our website and social media content for the events that are coming, we will have done our visitors and followers a service and raised the quality of […]

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Photos that You Post

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on October 11, 2016

in Facebook, parish, Photography, social media, Uncategorized

Photos, good photos, draw people into your website and your social media posts. They are essential to effective online ministry. I hesitate to say this, because it sounds like I am adding one more thing to an already long list of to-dos, but taking photos or finding someone to take photos is part of online […]

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Do You Have a Picture?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on September 27, 2016

in Uncategorized

The old saying that “A picture is worth a thousand words.” holds true in our social media and internet age. Perhaps even more so than in the past. If we are doing social media for our parish, diocese or religious community, we are the ones who somehow have to get the pictures, whether that means […]

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Ministry Video Scripts

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on September 20, 2016

in social media, Video, website

One of the most important parts of a ministry video is the script. A good script addresses the audience, anticipates their questions and invites them to take action. Depending on the type of video and its purpose, scripts will vary greatly.  But in every case, we want to avoid religious jargon as much as possible.  […]

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Videos with a Purpose

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on September 13, 2016

in Facebook, Twitter, Uncategorized, Video, website

Videos are becoming more popular on websites and social media every day. What about ministry sites?  How can we use videos to inspire, educate, invite our followers to grow in their faith, participate in activities, or share the story of our parish, diocese, religious community or organization? These are videos with a purpose and they […]

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