Who doesn’t want more visitors to their website or followers on Facebook?  How many visitors or followers do you have is a question others ask us and we ask ourselves.

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Who is a parish social media evangelization specialist? This question came to me as I read a comment by Caroline Cerveny, SSJ-TOSF, D. Min., on my January 12th post entitled How Many Hours Are You Spending in Online Ministry Each Week? In the comment, Sister Caroline,  President of the Digital Disciple Network and a pioneer […]

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Are Web and Social Media Sites Viable Ministry Tools?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on January 19, 2016

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Many people in ministry have come to accept that having a website and possibly even a Facebook Page are “necessary,” to be credible or relevant today. The number who see them as important and valuable ministry tools are fewer. How do I know that? I frequently see ministry websites that are poorly designed and have […]

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Last week, I ask readers of Catholic Web Solutions to answer a four-question survey. The first three questions identified their areas of involvement in online ministry. Forty-six readers answered the survey which is a more than 10% of my readership. It is also the same number of respondents to a similar survey done October 27, […]

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A new year needs new ideas. I started to blog at Catholic Web Solutions in August 2010 to help people in ministry create websites and use social media to carry out their ministries more effectively. The expectations of people who come to our websites and read our social media posts have grown over the past […]

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There are 46 days between Christmas and Ash Wednesday this year-a little more than 6 weeks. The liturgists and the adult faith formation directors among us have undoubtedly started and even finalized their preparations for Lent. But what about those of us responsible for websites and social media? Have we finalized our plans for Lent?

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