Local SEO: The Secret to Boosting Your Church’s Online Presence and Being Found by Google

In today’s digital age, it’s crucial for your church to be easily found online, especially in Local Google searches. If you’ve faced challenges like not showing up when people search for a “church near me” or a lack of online visibility, then implementing Local SEO can be a game-changer. Here’s how you can enhance your church’s online presence and attract more visitors.

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.

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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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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10 Tips to Maximize Your Church Website Like a Pro

In a recent webinar hosted by XPastor.org, Jason Hamrock, CEO of Missional Marketing, shared valuable insights on how churches can effectively utilize their websites. During the webinar, several thought-provoking questions were posed by David Fletcher, the founder of XPastor, uncovering key considerations for optimizing church websites. If you’ve been wondering how to optimize your church website,

Top 5 Summer Objectives for Church Communications Pastors

Like the rest of us, churches experience different seasons and levels of activity throughout the year. Summer is when schedules slow down, attendance fluctuates, events pause, and you switch up your daily routine in favor of more fun in the sun. Apart from VBS, summer is historically a time when ministry slows down as well.

10 Signs You Need a New Church Website

As the world shifts to a more digital age, having an engaging, user-friendly website is increasingly important for businesses, and that includes churches as well. This article outlines ten signs that suggest a church may need a new website. From slow loading times and outdated designs to inaccurate information and a lack of mobile-friendliness,

Why a ‘Call to Action’ Is the Missing Ingredient on Your Church Website

Most churches use their websites as a brochure or business card filled with information about their services and locations. However, if you want to leverage your church website to foster new relationships, you’ve got to adopt a new digital marketing strategy. With the right call to action, or CTA, your digital marketing team can connect with the unchurched and de-churched and share Jesus throughout your community. 

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4 Reasons Why Your Church Should Be Posting Sermon Videos

Posting sermon videos online is important in today’s internet culture. Let’s face it. The internet is part of our daily lives, but, for many, church is not. As technology changes the way we listen and view the world around us, it also affects the ways we learn about God. Those churches willing to embrace technology by taking steps like posting their sermon videos online will position themselves for church growth for years to come.

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Make your Church Website Work Harder with Church Landing Pages

Church landing pages are one secret behind effective church websites. But, why do church websites even matter? Your church website is more than just a glorified brochure for your church. Your website is a vibrant, living, front door to your church. It’s the safe place first time attenders will check before visiting for the first time.

Can Jesus Be Found On Your Church Website?

Though it may seem extremely counter-intuitive, the reality is that keyword rich content related to Jesus is frequently very sparse or even missing altogether from church websites. This is typically caused by these websites being focused on meeting the needs of those who already attend the church, leaving those seeking information about Christ left wanting.

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Church Sermon Videos: Church Communications Directors Secret Weapon

In today’s media-saturated world, sharing is caring. People create connection and community through sharing on social media. We share pictures, articles, personal stories and funny videos of cats. Social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitterhelp individuals share their story with the world.
But, social media also has the power to be an evangelistic tool for the church.