Church Marketing

How to Set Up Church Meetings with Zoom

In a world where team meetings are a vital aspect of every organization, ensuring that you get the most out of your church team meetings is crucial. In the church world, multi-site ministry, outsourcing for resources, and issues that may…

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How to Post a Church Service Video on YouTube

Using videos to promote an event or share encouragement with a church congregation has become a huge part of ministry. Perhaps you would like to share your sermons so that people can view them after you preach on Sunday.  As…

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How to Post a Church Service Video on Vimeo

Vimeo is a service that has proven to be quite effective when it comes to church video and church media. This platform allows you to upload your church videos on a safe and simple platform so that you can share…

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How to Post a Church Service Video on Facebook

The world of social media has collided with church ministry and the connection between the two is only getting stronger. Churches are utilizing social media for all types of things. With that said, Facebook is one of the leading social…

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5 Things to Add to Your Photographers’ Weekly Shot List

Church photography has proven to be an effective strategy that helps you reach more people. This blog covers the details on how you should manage your photography team in a way that allows for maximum potential because your goal is…

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Top 8 Areas of Ministry to Improve

Ever wondered what it takes to move your church to the next level — how to improve your church — to make it better and more effective to mission? It happens only when you are willing to take the specific…

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How Hobbies Will Make You A Better Pastor

  “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” This is an idiom that needs not be the description of any pastor or church leader anywhere in the world! Pastors are notorious for doing nothing but the ministry….

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How to Avoid the Summer Slump for Your Church

NOTE:  It may or may not be summer when you read this blog.  But you get the drift.  Any time of year, you could have a slump. So read this “Summer Slump” blog as an “Anytime Slump” blog and you’ll…

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6 Steps to Get Guests Back After Your Big Event

(NOTE:  I’m using Easter as the illustration big event.  Put yours in and your good to go!) Ever said to yourself after Easter, “Where did everybody go?” I remember talking to a pastor/friend of mine after he had asked that…

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Top 8 Steps to Prepare Your Church for Easter

[NOTE: This blog is focused on the major event on the church calendar – Easter.  It’s principles articulated herein are applicable across the spectrum of church events and seasons.] Easter is just around the corner! Pastors are in full swing…

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Rethinking Easter: From Big Event to Big Impact

[NOTE: This blog is focused on the major event on the church calendar – Easter.  It’s principles articulated herein are applicable across the spectrum of church events and seasons.] Ever wonder where all those guests from Easter went the next…

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How Rethinking Easter Will Grow Your Church

[NOTE: This blog is focused on the major event on the church calendar – Easter.  It’s principles articulated herein are applicable across the spectrum of church events and seasons.] Here’s a question for you: What is going to make this…

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Blunder #1 in Assimilating New People

Suppose I come to visit you and you’re going to show me the town. Included in that is a visit to a new restaurant that just opened up last month. Let’s do this, wild and crazy guy (generically speaking) that…

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12 Marketing Mistakes Churches Make

When churches work hard and try new things to get the word out, I love it! But sometimes things don’t pan out the way pastors think. Many times that’s simply because the approach could have been different. This is not…

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8 Breakthrough Findings From More Than 2,000 Churches

After 2,014 churches took the Church Marketing Strength Assessment, we discovered 8 specific breakthrough findings that will help you see the growth you desire. What are growing churches doing? And what are flat or declining churches not doing? That’s what…

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10 Ways Church Photography Helps You Reach People

You’ve likely spent a number of hours this year praying about ways your church can reach more people. You’ve probably already read a few books, blogs, and maybe even attended a church conference. You may have a few new outreach…

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What Does Having 5 Google Reviews Mean for Your Church?

Over the last few months The Hardy Group offered the Church Marketing Strength Assessment for pastors and church leaders. 2,014 churches responded giving us the most comprehensive analysis on that subject out there today. In the Assessment we asked 20…

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The New Rules of Church Real Estate

You know how important location is for any organization. We hear it all the time — location, location, location. In fact, you’ve probably seen good businesses in your community go out of business simply because of crummy locations. Now what…

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What if God does ______? How Dreaming Yields Bigger Results

  Dreams vs. reality … Have you felt this tension when leading in ministry? More than likely you have experienced it … … but the question is, which of these consumes your thoughts? The fact is — we live in…

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