Do you ever wonder how some websites get to be at the top of the page in Google search results? The experts know that success with search engines comes from diligently measuring performance and interpreting the data to drive actionable steps for improvement – and church websites should be no different.
Beginning a blog ministry in your church is an amazing way to share information and interact with the people of your church. A blog acts like a website, but is a more casual way to share new information. Information on your church website may seldom change, where blogs can be updated often- even daily.
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.
Churches around the country are trying desperately to reach millennials, many of whom grew up attending church and ultimately decided it wasn’t for them. In efforts to make church activities appear “trendy” and to attract this younger generation, churches have employed a wide variety of strategies in recent years. The music,
Church videos, like sermon videos, have the power to impact your website SEO. In today’s digital world, technology matters more than ever for churches. Unfortunately, church attendance is dwindling, especially with millennials. However, this generation is extremely active online. This new digital culture means churches have the unique ability to reach people outside of their four walls – through the internet.
There’s no question that the future of the church depends on its ability to reach millennials – today’s largest living generation. Many churches struggle to engage this enormous population thanks to a cultural shift reflecting varied interests and attitudes which are heavily shaped by a digital age upbringing. With church attendance numbers in a major decline,
Effective advertisements are the key to your church connecting with searching souls online. But, before you commit any money to online ads, it’s important to think through your strategy to optimize the effectiveness of your advertisements. Basically, the better your ads connect with individuals potentially interested in your ministry or church,
Most people search online because they are looking for an answer to a question, or solve a specific problem they have. There isn’t a “one-size-fits-all” answer to most questions, therefore a single home page cannot deliver to all just what they need. This is where church landing pages come into play and how they can make your online presence count.
Few places on earth are as creative as churches. And that is especially true when it comes to ministry names. Choosing church ministry titles is not always easy. Some churches have picked quite original, and even graphic names. But is it always a good thing?
Like with everything else, the choice of words really matters if you want to have optimal online impact.
So you have your church website, but there doesn’t seem to be many visitors arriving. Is there something wrong with your website? Why isn’t it appearing in Google? Well, the answer is simple. While your web developers have probably done a great job in building your site, driving traffic to your site requires a completely different skill-set.
Church websites today tend to share a lot in common with Kevin Costner’s classic 1989 movie, Field of Dreams. As the movie begins Kevin’s character is wandering through vast fields of corn when an ominous voice whispers, “If you build it, he will come,” one of the most famous lines from a movie ever.
Jesus and New Ministry
Jesus asked his disciples to be the “light of the world.” This mandate, along with Jesus’ heart for the broken, has led many churches to passionately serve and love their local community. This is why every week churches make difficult decisions about what ministries to start or not start,
Church growth is like a great treasure and treasures are often found in strange places. A few years ago a man from New Jersey found an incredibly rare painting hidden in his aunt’s attic under an old sewing machine. The piece is possibly from Pablo Picasso and was appraised at $13 million!
Introduction to Church Google Search Console
Church Google Search Console (formerly known as Google Webmaster Tools) is an extremely useful tool provided by Google. It allows you to find out a lot of useful information about your church’s website. Examples of some of the data it shows you is how much traffic your site is getting,
Google can help grow your church. When it comes to church growth, gone are the days hoping new people will show up on your church’s front door merely because you exist. In fact, authors of Churchless found the number of those not attending a church anywhere has risen from 30% in 1990 to 43% in 2014 (info graphic).
Church Landing Page Subscriptions provide affordable access to relevant fast loading pages that are optimized to ministry related keywords. These are perfect for linking Google Church Search Campaigns, Google Church Display Campaigns, and Facebook Church Campaigns.
When one of our church landing page templates found in our Church Landing Page Library is used as a starting point,
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