One of the most exciting and also frustrating things about the Internet and social media is that it is constantly changing. New platforms keep emerging, new devices are challenging our intelligence, and there seems to be some new application to learn everyday. If we want to be or become effective ministers on the “digital continent,” […]

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Mobile App, Mobile Web, and Responsive Design

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on October 21, 2014

in technology, website

The data is clear. More and more people are accessing the Internet via mobile devices. Total mobile access of the Internet exceeds that on desktops. Therefore, it is important for all Church communicators to be sure that when mobile users access their website, it is a user-friendly experience.

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Does the Sunday Bulletin Have a Future?

by Thomas Miner on October 14, 2014

in parish

As the publisher of Catholic Church bulletins the question that I am most often asked by pastors is…Where do you see the Sunday bulletin going in the future? My first reaction is don’t you mean to ask. What do you see in the future for parish communication?

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Does Your Ministry Need a Mobile App Now?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on October 7, 2014

in technology

While most parishes, dioceses, religious communities and catholic organizations are addressing their use of websites and social media for mission, there is a small but growing number of ministries offering mobile apps to increase engagement with their constituencies. Does your ministry need a mobile app?

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Planning Social Media Posts for the Fourth Quarter

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on September 30, 2014

in social media

We can be more effective with social media ministry if we take the time to plan our posts. Now is a good time to consider all of the opportunities that we will have to educate, inspire, and encourage the readers of our social media sites during the next three months.

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Is Video Part of Your Online Ministry?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on September 23, 2014

in Video

In case you haven’t noticed: video is big in the online world. Is it part of your ministry web presence? It needs to be. In July, I wrote wrote a post entitled “Use YouTube Videos to Enhance Online Presence” Consider this post a follow-up.

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