Most churches are just starting to get their presence built on Facebook. Getting your Facebook fan page is the first step. This short tutorial will help you get your static page setup. We will be using FBML, which is the easiest to setup and use for our simple church page.
Facebook is where you church is at. Most people at your church use their Facebook account just about as much as they use email. So it is important that you build your church’s online presence on Facebook. The best way to do that is by creating a Facebook fanpage. After Facebook re-launched Facebook Pages as Facebook Public Profiles, the possibilities for increased user, follower, and fan engagement now allows churches to directly reach their audience. Here are a few simple things you can do to help increase your Facebook fans.
Once again the Internet is at a turning point, with HTML 5 moving to web standards, everyone is on Facebook, and for the first time web designers need to be concerned with how their website is formatted for mobile devices. I am excited to be a web designer at this amazing time in our industry! This is a pivotal time for churches to build their online presence, connect to their congregation, and share the gospel in a new way.
The future of the web is going mobile and churches have a chance to be innovative and connect to their congregation in a completely different way. I have always believed that mobile websites are going to challenge standard websites for how we consume content. Today I wanted to share with you my vision of the future of the church online.
Yesterday we shared with you 45 Twitter App For Your Church, today we are going to share with you 21 Facebook Apps for Your Church! Facebook has overtaken MySpace as the major Social Network, with the majority of users over 18 years old. Just like MySpace, Facebook is a great way to connect to members of your community, help get your church name out there, and give your members another easy way to connect to each other. We hope that you find these apps of value and that they will help your ministry!
This was a post I originally made on my business website simplechurchmarketing.com. The idea was to get some basic information to pastors to help them with the no-duh type stuff most web designers are familiar with. Over the next five days I will be expanding this original article, exploring each aspect in more detail.