What Do You Need to Redesign Your Parish Website?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on July 22, 2014

in parish, website

Over the next few months, I will be working on a resource to help parishes redesign or design their websites for mission. Just having a website is not the ultimate goal of our online presence. We need to have a mission-focused website. In my research on parish websites, I have discovered that there is very […]

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14 Tips for An Evangelizing Parish Home Page

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on July 15, 2014

in parish, website

There are many, many details that go into the design of a website.  The home page is the digital showcase, display window, or front lobby, not just for the website, but for the parish community and it needs special treatment.  An evangelizing home page addresses the needs and answers the questions of visitors first. Below […]

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Catholic Web Solutions Makes Top 30 List!

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on July 8, 2014

in blog, technology

ChurchMag, a blog that tags itself as “The #1 Resource for Church Technology + Creativity,” released its 2014 list of the Top 30 Church Tech Blogs according to their proprietary rating system. The system is briefly described on their website. To my surprise and delight, Catholic Web Solutions came in at #13! I was informed […]

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Use YouTube Videos to Enhance Your Online Presence

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on July 1, 2014

in Online Presence, Video

YouTube is the second largest search engine behind Google. It processes 3 billion searches a month. Videos make information visual and engaging.

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Where are the Young Adults on our Parish Websites?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on June 24, 2014

in parish, website

There have been a number of articles written on the “graying of the Church in America.” We only need to look around many Catholic Churches to see it for ourselves. That’s not to say that we do not have young families and young adults in the Church, but it is saying that they are not […]

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Just Ten Seconds

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on June 17, 2014

in parish, website

#138199706 / gettyimages.com The general consensus among people who study web traffic is that we have 4 to 10 seconds to connect with visitors to our websites. Longer than that and they are gone to the next site.

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