5 Tips for Stress Free Video Meetings

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Video conferencing is quickly becoming one of the most convenient and cutting edge ways to connect with employees for business collaborations, essential meetings, and training sessions. However, it’s not without its occasional difficulties. Here are some tips to help keep your video meetings as successful and productive as possible in the face of some common sources of stress. ... Continue Reading

How to Preserve Your SEO When Rebranding

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Perhaps you are aware that rebranding is not an easy task. Apart from all the legal, creative and repositioning headaches you will no doubt have to deal with, you must also ensure Google is OK with all of this. A lot of what marketers do is connected with building online visibility and brand recognition, and if this is not done the right way, a transition to a new domain and name may put all of this at risk. If you wish to change the name and logo of your company as well as your website, keep ... Continue Reading

Social Media Fails: United Breaks Guitars

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The whole idea behind studying history is to learn from mistakes from the past and not repeat that. With that in mind, we'll discuss some famous social media fails in a short series to see what we can learn from companies, organizations, and people who got it spectacularly wrong. Our first example is almost ancient considering how long social media have been around: it's the infamous 2009 case commonly known as United Breaks Guitars. Here's what happened: country singer Dave Carroll's guitar ... Continue Reading

Minecraft: Let’s Play #4 – Prank Wars Begin

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I will admit that in three months of being on a Minecraft server, I (Jeremy) expected at least one prank to have been pulled. So I take it upon myself not to prank one person on the server, but everyone. Expect more to come from this, this is only the beginning. What prank should I pull next and on whom? ... Continue Reading

FACT: Men Are Retweeted More. Why?

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Men are retweeted more than women on Twitter. Almost twice as much actually. As a woman, that fact intrigued me. I'm not the type to start screaming discrimination right away and take to the streets with banners demanding equality. Instead, I was curious as to the why. Turns out, there's a reason. ... Continue Reading

The Optimal Length for Social Media Updates [Infographic]

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Sure, you can post whatever your heart desires on social media, but if you're serious about getting engagement, you may want to study this infographic. It shows you exactly what the optimal length is for social media updates. And not just that, it also shows you the optimal length for domain names, hashtags, blog posts, blog titles, and even subject lines for emails.  ... Continue Reading

How to Increase Volunteer Sign-Ups [Infographic]

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I don't believe in a lot of life hacks for people because many people are simply using cognitive behavioral tricks that temporarily change their thought patterns which do not generalize into a "it will work for you too" mentality. But the infographic below is not just a life hack, but something that has been scientifically provide which companies like Starbucks and Apple have done to make a fortune. So even the doubter in me is taking note. Churches, apply this to your website and bulletins. ... Continue Reading

Evernote Is My Favorite Long Form Writing App

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For all things simple, including my ChurchMag​ infographic articles, quick opinion pieces, and inspirational video posts, I simply use the WordPress​ native app. Easy, and so distraction free, that anything else would be silly. But I have been getting into longer form articles (read 700+ words) as well as ebooks (9,000+ words) which require something more. Microsoft Word is not cloud-oriented (I don't have Office 365) and WordPress has been known to lose too many documents if you take too long ... Continue Reading

Dear Christian, Stop Sharing Fake News [Podcast #64]

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More and more people are using their social media feeds to curate their news. The problem with this, however, is that more and more false news stories are spreading like wildfire. As Christians, it's important for us to hold fast to truth and not take part in spreading rumors. Whether this is something that happens with Christians more than non-Christians is irrelevant, as we need to hold ourselves to a higher standard. There's a lot more to this conversation, please join in: ... Continue Reading