Church Marketing Blog

Here, we publish useful information and ideas for all church leaders and communicators — mostly about church websites, but also about all other aspects of church communications and outreach. You’ll find information about best practices in website security, church email, social media, and much, much more.


Fast, Cheap Ways to Start Live Streaming Your Church Service

If your church is scrambling to set up live streaming because you’re not holding your usual Sunday services, here is the good news: Through videos, blog posts and offers of one-on-one help, people who have experience in live streaming church services offer pointers for getting started with live streaming. Steve…

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Is your church ready for a planned giving program?

By Beverley J McLain, MBA, CAP® Chartered Advisor in Philanthropy McLain Consulting LLC Get set up for success. There is a wealth of anecdotal evidence out there about reasons why planned giving programs don’t work as expected. Unrealistic expectations and a lack of commitment from leadership are two key ones.…

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How to Create PayPal Buttons

A popular free plugin that made it easy to add PayPal buttons to your website is now seriously outdated; the developer has stopped maintaining it and now charges $59 per year per website for his new version of a plugin that always has been free.  If you maintain your own…

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