Bryan Allain, founder of Killer Tribes, had a brief and initially uneventful interaction with Chris Brogan, a big online business man on Twitter. After a friend praised Bryan for his work, the simple conversation sent Chris to Bryan’s website and sent a wave of emotions and actions to make Chris’s experience the best he could have.
Bryan has summed this up as the “Chris Brogan effect” into two parts for how we should look at our website with fresh eyes:
- Are there any messes I need to clean?
- What do I want to highlight?
Enjoy the video. It may change how you view your own website.
There’s a certain benefit to having ‘timely’ posts, or posts related to current events. You can often get a nice bump in your statistics if you manage to work in a hype, an issue that’s in the news or a trend.
But who will read that post a year from now?
Take Gangnam style. Personally, I don’t get what the fuzz is about, but no one can argue it’s not ‘hot’. So everyone who’s blogging is writing about doing something ‘Gangnam style’.
But do you really think that a year from now, anyone will even remember what that was about, let alone read posts about it? Continue Reading…
Odd as it may sound, one of the scariest places to go is church. When a visitor – especially one that hasn’t been in a church for years – takes that first step inside a church building, they often are filled with numerous anxieties and questions.
What door should I go in? Am I dressed appropriately? Will people be nice to me? Will they be “too nice” and try to push me into something I’m not ready for? What are the escape routes in case my experience goes horribly wrong?
These are just some of the questions many visitors have when they come to your church.
But Google has offered a way to calm many of those fears and provide a safe and easy way for people to get the answers. Last month, Google unveiled a new feature to Google Maps – interior photos for local businesses. It’s the perfect way to give a virtual tour to people wanting to check out your church or organization.
To promote the new feature, Google has created this snazzy advertisement going out in select areas. Check it out:
It may have been around for a while, but I somehow missed it.
Did you know you search for images with images on Google?
It’s incredibly easy.