Gain More Readers: 4 Things You Must Do

When I started this journey of blogging 7 years ago, I didn’t realize how much fun this will be. But, most begin their blogging with no focus or idea of where they want to take their message.

flickr.com / Kris Olin

flickr.com / Kris Olin

I used to think blogging was about writing about what ever I wanted, how often I wanted with no focus and no idea on my audience or the audience I wanted to build.

To Comment or Not to Comment: Why I May Bring Back Comments.

Everyone likes to connect. Everyone likes communication. But for a blogger, connection and communication are essential to building a platform. This is where I need you.

Image courtesy Getty Images/Ezra Bailey

Image courtesy Getty Images/Ezra Bailey

A couple months ago I wrote a post that I was terminating all comments on my blog. The reasoning at the time seemed the right thing to do. Now, a few months later, I’m not sure if that decision was the best for my platform and for you the reader.

7 Ways to Use Social Media to Promote your Church!

Nothing is more frustrating than not knowing what’s happening. In our churches, we’re good at putting events in our online calendar or in our weekly bulletin, but we are not so great at utilizing one media source that is better than the previous two. That area is Social Media.

Flickr / Carlos Veira Lorenzo

Flickr / Carlos Veira Lorenzo

As the media pastor at Life Church, I used to think that our online calendar and bulletin insert were the first things people went to for information regarding upcoming events. Boy have things changed in recent years.

Take 2-Minutes to fill out my 2015 Blog Survey!

 I want to make sure I’m communicating the best that I can. I want to make sure my platform does what you are needing it to do. This means that I need some information about you! So, I’ve taken it upon myself to create a survey to help me better serve you!

Courtesy of Getty Images/Nicola Pavone

Courtesy of Getty Images/Nicola Pavone

Your input is very important for me. And ultimately it benefits you. The more I know about you, the more I can taylor the content on this blog. Will be help me out by filling out my survey?

It will only take about 2-minutes to complete. Thank you for your input into this website.

I’d Love to Help!

I Have Removed Comments from my Blog!

Image courtesy Getty Images/Ezra Bailey

Image courtesy Getty Images/Ezra Bailey

It seems odd, doesn’t it? Isn’t the whole reason for a blog is to generate conversation? It is. However, comments on this blog have become more SPAM than anything else. I have to sift every day through a lot of spam. It is gotten rough; so do deal with the ever growing spam on comments, I have pulled them from the site.