CWS Podcast – Ep. 8: Why Even Have a Website?

cws_podcastWe consider many things in life necessary to survival. In our culture, a car is often considered essential to living life. Yet if you live in a city such as New York where there is a significant infrastructure of subways and busses, cars are almost seen as a burden. So with the availability of web properties in social media; why even have a website?
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CWS Podcast – Ep. 7: A Few More Tips on Photography

cws_podcastLast week’s episode originally had many more ideas and topics; but time constraints kept me to just the area of stock and custom photography. This week I will talk about some mechanics of photographs as well as a few tips and ideas for making photographs work with your website design. They need to compliment and serve your site, not just sit on top of it.
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CWS Podcast – Ep. 6: Stock Vs Custom Photography

cws_podcastWhen you think about what makes a website look good, fonts, text, and colors are probably not the first things that come to mind. Photographs and images are extremely important and require careful attention. In this episode I will delve into the differences of stock vs custom photography, and some tips on when to use each.
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CWS Podcast – Ep. 5: Creating User-Centered Content

cws-podcast-logoWelcome to Episode 5, focusing on creating user-centered content. Simply put, this means writing from your visitor’s perspective. It is not always easy to do; hence the need to post this podcast!
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CWS Podcast – Ep. 4: Leading Churches and Websites

cws_podcastThis next episode of the podcast references the sentiments of my third article; “Lead Your Church and Your Website“. The main point of this article is to encourage pastors to lead the charge of making a better and more effective website.This might include adding more Items to their growing lists of responsibilities; but I think it is one they definitely need to champion as the church moves into a digital space.
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CWS Podcast – Ep. 3: Sales and Marketing

cws-podcast-logoThis second full podcast episode is based on my second article, “Yes You Are Selling Something“. It introduces the idea that churches are both a service and sales organization. We offer many great services to our community; which is a demonstration of the item we “sell”. That item is eternal life through faith in our savior Jesus Christ.
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CWS Podcast – Ep. 2: Websites and Conversations

cws_podcastI found it fitting to base this episode on the first article I wrote, “Your Website Is A Conversation“. This article introduces the idea that when someone visits your church, they hopefully have a conversation. Also, when someone visits your website, they are engaging in a conversation very similar to those physical visits to a church.
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CWS Podcast – Ep. 1: Teaser

cws-podcast-logoI want to introduce the new Church Web Strategies Podcast with this teaser episode. Note that content will be remixes of existing “evergreen” posts. I will pick topics that remain relevant for long periods of time, and for those that I think are still very important, I will refresh with either newer technology, or any knowledge I may have gained in the two years between writing and podcasting.
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