According to UseIt.com, if the user can’t find the information they are seeking within 10-20 seconds, they will leave the site.
Depending on the size of your organization and the people you are serving, you need to be aware of what they need and want on the website. Here are some quick tips to meet the needs of the people on your site:
What can the Church learn from one of the most successful computer companies in the world? Church members should start wearing black turtlenecks and sermons should be presented like an Apple event.
I’m kidding of course.
If you take a look at the “stunning financials” presented in the infographic below, you’ll find three major areas the Church can learn from:
I love the idea of several Christian-oriented nerds discussing in a very informal setting tech of some sort that may be beneficial for churches, bloggers, missionaries, and any other kind of ministry out there.
You can find the link dump and details about the next hangout following our latest hangout video:
As great and awesome as it is to have your own custom website for your church, not everyone can afford a designer, design agency or have someone with web design chops in the congregation.
That’s when purchasing a premium WordPress theme is a viable option. Other than your regular web hosting costs, you’ll easily spend under $100 for a fully functional theme–usually with some sort of support offered.
Your church will have a rockin’ looking website, without all cost. As for keeping it ‘personal,’ you would be surprised with how personalized your church website will feel after adding your church logo and adding pictures and content that’s specific to your congregation.
These five premium WordPress themes are specifically designed with churches in mind:
Free is good, but free when something is awesome is even better!
This March 1st and 2nd, the Verge 2013 Conference is offering a live webcast on disciple making.
Here’s the speaker line-up:
No, I’m not complaining about churches or trying to buy and then sell churches for a
prophet profit. Actually I’m talking about a little development in education called the “Flipped Classroom” and why it might be relevant for churches today.
What Is The Flipped Classroom?
The “flipped classroom” is the idea that instead of learning about a topic in class and then practising the topic at home (for example, at school your teacher explains how to do long division and at home you answer problems on long division) students learn about a topic at home (via a cleaver and sometimes interactive video) and then practice the new learned technique in class.
This, in theory, means that a student can slow the video down or re watch a video clip to make sure that they have understood a lesson. The they have access to the teacher in class to help them out with any questions they still have.
Reading the Bible out loud from memory can be an ambitious challenge; that is if it’s just you.
But, what happens when you have thousands of people contributing to the same goal?
Wait for it … wait for it …