Local SEO Case Study: The Ark Church Gulf Coast

The Ark Church Gulf Coast is led by Brandon and Brittany Johnson and serves the Galveston County area in Texas. The church has a passion for serving children in the community through kids programs, school participation, and community sports programs. As the church grew, they realized they needed to do more online to let people in their community know about their church and ministries.

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How to Attract Newcomers to Church During Football Season

As football season kicks off, many churches face the challenge of attracting newcomers to their services, especially when Sundays compete with highly anticipated sports events like NFL games. The reality is that individuals who are unchurched or pre-Christian are unlikely to choose church over their favorite teams. So, the key question we explored in a recent podcast episode is: how can churches create alternative opportunities to engage with potential newcomers and open doors to their community beyond Sunday services?

The Ultimate Christmas Church Communications Checklist: 7 Steps to Prepare for the Busiest Time of the Christian Year

Christmas can understandably be one of the most stressful times of year for pastors, ministry leaders, and church staff. For church communications teams, the challenge of keeping all the plates spinning can turn a joyful season into one you just hope to survive. At Missional Marketing, we specialize in simplifying and optimizing the stressful tasks of church communications and digital marketing,

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Unlocking Church Marketing Success: Answers to Your Burning Questions

In the realm of church marketing, adapting to the ever-evolving digital landscape is more critical than ever. To guide churches on this journey, we turn to a recent Missional Marketing podcast episode hosted by Bart Blair, which answers your most “burning questions” about church marketing  Featuring insights from Jason Hamrock, CEO of Missional Marketing,

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How to Grow Your Church Through Your Google Business Profile

Do you remember when your church’s website was considered the new front door? Today, that’s no longer the case. Now, your Google Business Profile has become the window into which people peer before they consider approaching your physical location. In this post, we’ll delve into strategies you can use with your Google Business Profile to more effectively promote church growth.

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Digital Outreach Is Crucial for Churches to Help People Grow from Awareness to Attendance

Churches have come a long way in utilizing digital marketing and effective communication strategies to reach more people in their communities. However, many church websites still function as mere brochures, lacking true interoperability to engage and help potential visitors beyond providing basic information. In a recent episode of the Missional Marketing Podcast,

How Churches Can Reach More People Using Google Performance Max Ads

In today’s digital age, churches are constantly seeking innovative ways to connect with local individuals and invite them to visit their church community. One powerful new tool that churches can leverage is Google Performance Max. Utilizing the power of machine learning and AI technology, Performance Max is a cutting-edge Google campaign tool that expands your reach across all Google channels,

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7 Tried and True Communications Tips from Saddleback Church

Many people in Christian circles have been wowed by the success of Saddleback Church. From former pastor Rick Warren’s bestselling book, The Purpose Driven Church, to becoming one of the largest churches in America, many people wonder what it takes to make that kind of magic happen behind the scenes. On a recent episode of the Missional Marketing Podcast,

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Unlocking the Power of Volunteers: Building Healthy Ministry Teams for Church Growth

Volunteers play a crucial role in the growth and success of church ministries. In a recent episode of the Missional Marketing Podcast, Bart Blair welcomed Nick Blevins, a pastor at Community Christian Church in Baltimore, to discuss the untapped potential that exists when volunteers are utilized effectively. Nick shared his insights and experiences,

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The Power of Digital Lead Generation: Strategies and Results

In today’s digital age, lead generation is an essential aspect of any effective marketing strategy. Colt Straub, a visionary leader from Cornerstone Church in Midwest City, Oklahoma, has embraced the concept of lead generation and witnessed remarkable results. In this article, we delve into Colt’s philosophy behind investing in lead generation campaigns,