This post originally appeared on kevinlee.church. Kevin is on the Online Campus team at Saddleback.
This post originally appeared on jaykranda.com. Jay is the Online Campus Pastor at Saddleback, and helps churches leverage online strategies to expand their ministry's vision.
We are terrible at planning for the future. I’ll get back to this in a moment, but first Amazon Go. Amazon just opened a cashier-less store in Seattle. Crazy right? Will the store work? What does this mean for working jobs? So many questions, and Amazon doesn’t have all the answers yet, but they do have this store. Amazon is jumping into the storefront space not as an expert, but as a company with an idea.
Two weeks ago, at Social Media Marketing World 2018 (SMMW18), social media experts from all backgrounds came together to talk about social media – where it’s going, how to best utilize it, and what it will take to “make it” in 2018. This conference was packed full of experts in the field of social media and marketing. Including experts like Guy Kawasaki (Apple’s former chief evangelist), Michael Stelzner (Social Media Examiner’s founder), Mark Schaefer (social futurist), Mari Smith (leading Facebook expert), and 165+ other speakers across all different types of fields.
The Power of Niche Content in the Facebook Newsfeed Algorithm
At CES last year I attended a workshop with Facebook’s Andrew Bosworth. Who is the "Boz"? He was Zuck's TA at Harvard who was brought on in the early days of Facebook, and through the years has held a variety of high profile positions. He is currently the VP of AR/VR, but many people are familiar with him because of how instrumental he was in building the Newsfeed as we know it.
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Did you know people are going to Google every day searching for purpose, love, and advice?
Our Ad Grant Partnership is designed to help interested churches reach these people while they are searching for answers to profound life questions.
You’ve heard of Google, right?
- There are over 4.4 BILLION google searches made each day (source)
- There are over 60k searches made each second (visualize that here)
- Google has indexed over 130 TRILLION pages (source)
The heart is a mystery. The line between belief and non-belief is marked by the fruit of one's life. Fruit requires time to cultivate and blossom, but we measure time in seconds online.
Digital evangelism offers the opportunity to reach the world. However, how can we be sure if the person visiting your church's website or responding to your ad is the non-believer that your ministry is trying to reach. What if the people you are reaching are believing Christians, happy about your message?
Chances are you’ve already heard about this “virtual reality” thing, but aren’t too sure on how to implement it into your ministry. Let alone why!
Perhaps some of the tech guys on your AV team have been raving about this new medium but you’ve never even worn a headset.
A new storytelling medium can bring about a lot of positive change, as well as some deserved skepticism.
However, expect to see more of this content. Just as cinema brought story to viewers, 360 is inviting viewers into the story and it’s not going away anytime soon.
What I want to do now is layout 3 benefits for why utilizing 360 video can be great for your ministry.
If Online Advertising isn’t your forte, here’s a list that can hopefully help you understand what’s going on in the world of online advertising.
This is a list of some of the basic concepts, terms, and unique acronyms that are commonly mentioned when talking about digital marketing.
We hope it helps provide some clairification for you and your team.