Quietly powering many churches in America, Church Management Systems (ChMS) impose opportunities and limitations. Recent acquisitions and mergers between the largest industry players have led to an increasingly closed environment. As for-profit organizations, they are locking into profitable and even exclusive agreements with debit/credit card processing partners in the pursuit for increased revenues. This all comes with a price tag of higher costs and lower innovation. At the mercy of the quickly consolidating world of deep-pocket vendors and for-profit secular companies, churches are drowning under the industry’s bottom line. [Read more…] about Innovation or Profitability: Which Should Determine The Future of Church Technology?
One of the biggest difficulties for church’s to overcome when building a website is gathering content. The second flows right out of it: how to present and organize that content. So many websites die on the first count that it’s hard to criticize the survivors on the second.
Hard. Not impossible.
Some of these websites look like books printed out of order, and what’s so infuriating is that they don’t have to, especially if they’re WordPress sites.
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Many things make for a great website. Before saying more, I need to say this: websites exist for the visitors or guests. Despite your preferences, the guest needs must supersede everything else. Never get it twisted. Websites (should) exist to serve the needs of those you want to reach. This is key when it comes to thinking about features and the user experience. Here’s why the search feature is an underrated website feature and why it matters.
If you’re a regular blogger or responsible for scheduling blog posts for your personal, ministry, or church blog, I’m sure you’re familiar with the maze of clicks you’re required to follow to make it to the Scheduled Posts screen.
Scheduled Post Shortcut
This is their second plugin release, following Eaiser Excerpts, now let’s take a closer look at Scheduled Post Shortcut.