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What is a GIF?

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on February 14, 2017

in Facebook, social media, Twitter, website

If you want to add a little more life to your Facebook Pages and Tweets, you may want to look at GIFS.  What is a GIF (pronounced either with a soft g as in “jif” or with a hard g as in gift)?  GIF is an acronym for Graphics Interchange Format.  It is a file […]

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How to Embed a Video on Your Website

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on January 24, 2017

in website

There are two very good reasons to embed videos on your website (instead of just providing a link): Embedded videos keep the viewers on your website—not clicking away to another site An embedded video is a design element that makes your web page more visual and engaging

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Joy in Heaven

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on November 29, 2016

in Online Presence, parish, social media, website

Advent has just begun and while we are praying, watching and waiting to celebrate the coming of Christ, we are making and finalizing plans for Christmas. It is a busy time of year at work and at home. Even though the liturgical celebration extends through the Christmas season, Christmas Day is the main event.

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November and December are full of opportunities to use websites and social media to evangelize and catechize, to uplift and inspire our viewers and followers. If we plan our website and social media content for the events that are coming, we will have done our visitors and followers a service and raised the quality of […]

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Ministry Video Scripts

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on September 20, 2016

in social media, Video, website

One of the most important parts of a ministry video is the script. A good script addresses the audience, anticipates their questions and invites them to take action. Depending on the type of video and its purpose, scripts will vary greatly.  But in every case, we want to avoid religious jargon as much as possible.  […]

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Videos with a Purpose

by Sr. Susan Wolf, SND on September 13, 2016

in Facebook, Twitter, Uncategorized, Video, website

Videos are becoming more popular on websites and social media every day. What about ministry sites?  How can we use videos to inspire, educate, invite our followers to grow in their faith, participate in activities, or share the story of our parish, diocese, religious community or organization? These are videos with a purpose and they […]

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