Having read many ‘too good to be true’ tips and trick on monetizing anything via social media, I’m a little weary when something is presented as ‘the next big opportunity’.
This infographic shows the opportunities YouTube offers. One little sentence struck me:
“20% of respondents are making a full-time living from YouTube activities”
Now we all know how popular YouTube is and not just within one age group (though young people certainly favor this social medium). But 20% out of a little over a 100 respondents making a living off their YouTube income, that’s a lot.
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.
I saw this video, made for the UN ‘GIFT’ (Global Initiative to Fight Human Trafficking) on my news channel of choice (Al Jazerra – it’s actually the most informative and political neutral news station out there…). It’s been around for a couple of years but still has a real impact.
However, when I went to find the video on YouTube – so I could post it on ChurchMag – I ended up wanting to post about what I found on YouTube. Not because of the video, but because of this amazing Google Ads #FAIL: Continue Reading…
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. To do this well, we’ve been having hangouts every other Saturday (or so) at 10AM EST that are On Air for all to see live and then we post the YouTube video on ChurchMag.
Regardless of how you feel about Google+ and it’s impact (or lack thereof) on social media, there is one major feature that has captured the attention of Google+ fanatics and everyone else, that feature is Google Hangouts on Air. Google hangouts are an enhanced version of video chat with up to 10 people simultaneously participating in a video chat.
The add on features such as integrating YouTube videos, Google docs or screen sharing have only made Google hangouts even more attractive to people.
We've been insanely-interested in exploring how the Church, ministries, and non-profits use technology to effectively fulfill their mission to the world.
With a small blog that started in September of 2008 we grew faster than we had ever dared to dream expanding into a network of blogs that reached more than a quarter million people every single month.
In May of 2011 we re-focused our efforts bringing all of the content back into one solidified brand - a "digital magazine" of resources that still serve the same industries and that still has the same curious heartbeat that started this movement.