Being out in public is not enjoyable for everyone. There are many situations and reasons why. What we need to remember is not to punish anyone because of it. Nor should we deny them the Gospel. Solutions exist to allow for personal connection that is not face-to-face. Here are a few scenarios and some possible solutions for these anxieties.
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The primary objective of your church website is most likely to invite people to join your congregation. You give them times and locations; then hope they come walking through your door. If they show the interest in attending a service or function; have the courtesy to remove all their obstacles. Listen to this episode to get tips on how your website can help facilitate this.
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In this episode I will outline some basic guidelines for writing content on your church website. The first thing you need to understand is that you read a brochure, book, newspaper, or almost any other sort of printed medium. However we scan websites. Instead of hanging on every word you write, users are often searching for information or trying to accomplish a specific task. This episode examines why when writing for the web, you need to keep things short, use good document structures, and utilize lists to help focus users’ efforts.
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Your target audiences most likely include people with disabilities and impairments. Although visual and cognitive impairments may seem like the most obvious obstacles to using a website, two others to consider are hearing and technological.
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What good is a website if your audience cannot use it? A well designed website does not simply mean that it is aesthetically pleasing, easy to navigate, or can be viewed on a mobile device. It also means that your users can access the information despite any restrictions they may have. This article will delve into some of the common disabilities your users may have, and the barriers you can remove for them.
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