People who are not “into” social media often seem puzzled by the #hashtag. Twitter made hashtags famous, but they are used in many other places today. Those of us in ministry could be using them more to advance our efforts on social platforms.
Recently Facebook changed the rules regarding what can be on the Cover Photo of Pages. Previously, Facebook Cover Photos could not include text promotions or calls to action. Now we can include them as long as the text is not more than 20% of the Cover. This gives us the opportunity to use the Cover […]
In February 2013, Provincial leadership and ministry directors of the Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament invited me to help them update their web-presence in order to better Support their mission and ministries Promote vocations Engage current and future collaborators and supporters Advance education and Eucharistic evangelization
Often parishes limit the audiences that they address on their websites to the active members of the parish community–the insiders. They forget that visitors, new comers and inactive Catholics also visit the site and may not get any further than the home page depending on what they find. There are two questions we need to […]
On January 24, the Feast of St. Francis de Sales, the Vatican released Pope Francis’ 2014 message for World Communications Day which occurs on June 1. This year’s message is entitled Communication at the Service of an Authentic Culture of Encounter. In this message Pope Francis applies one of his most common themes to the […]