Why Bother with Facebook?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on May 26, 2015

in Catholic, Facebook, ministry

If you manage a Facebook Page for your ministry or organization, you may consider it a tedious task, an annoying responsibility you wish you could pass on to someone else, or just a waste of time. But someone expects you to do it, so you do. It could be your pastor or boss, your co-workers, […]

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How to Get More Page Likes

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on May 19, 2015

in Facebook, social media

Page Likes is one of the key indicators of performance for a Facebook Page. If our Facebook Page continues to get more Likes, it is a positive sign. If our Likes are stagnate or declining, the opposite is true.

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How Does Your Facebook Page Measure Up?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on May 12, 2015

in Facebook

Most of us evaluate our success on a ministry Facebook Page based on the number of Likes we have. Some of us include in that evaluation the number of people we Reach with our posts and the Engagement they generate with our followers.  We can see how we are doing in these areas by checking […]

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How Engaging is Your Facebook Page?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on May 5, 2015

in Facebook

In the survey conducted by Catholic Web Solutions in November, many respondents wanted to know how to measure their Facebook efforts. Facebook provides real-time statistics about Facebook Pages through a tab on your Page titled “Insights” that can help you answer that question. Insights are available to Administrators of Facebook Pages. If you are using […]

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Why a Welcoming Parish Homepage is Important

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on April 28, 2015

in parish, website

Pope Francis is constantly urging us to reach out beyond the sanctuary, beyond church walls to bring the Gospel of Jesus to those not celebrating with us. He is calling us to witness to the mercy and tenderness of God in our daily lives and in the public square. He and his predecessors have pointed […]

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Four Areas of Parish Website Development

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on April 21, 2015

in parish, website

In last week’s blog, I observed that while many parishes are updating their websites to more attractive designs, they are not upgrading their websites to be channels of pastoral ministry or hospitality to visitors. A number of readers commented on the blog and I have grouped my reflection on their comments into four areas. 1. […]

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