Providing Technical Training & Resources for Kingdom Building; while exploring the use of social media & technology in the ministry of the local church. Specifically in regards to it's application for worship, Christian education, effective communications, community awareness and evangelism.
At first glance, after two decades, the utopian dream of the World Wide Web and social media maybe seems to be over. Big Brother returns to haunt our memories, and threaten our digital identity. Information overload and the maelstrom of new technologies confront us with a form of ¨Content Shock¨ and ¨Digital Darwinism,¨ where everything is moving too fast for us.
However, looking as the other side of the coin, the new digital ecosystem is perhaps not so bad he looks. Beyond this ¨Orwellian Dystopia¨, new technologies and social media provide us with the means to better fulfill us and make us better as individuals and consumers.
Today, thanks to new technologies, we can exercise together and individually, an undeniable power over brands and organizations. Tremendous power of influence, we could not even suspect there is still a few years, and now extends to many aspects of our existence.
This is the great power of influence of ¨prosumers¨; connected consumers of what we call now the new Generation C, baby boomers generation Z....
Hello my name is church, I'm sure you've heard a lot about me. I have no shortage of critics. Perhaps you have heard that I am... boring, shallow, cheap, a waste of time...
Training For The Kingdom's insight:
This article doesn't have anything to do with Social Media or Technology but EVERYTHING to do with the Church! Wonderfully written, honest and compelling call to come back to church; come back to corporate worship.
Hebrews 10:25 not forsaking the assembling of ourselves together, as is the manner of some, but exhorting one another, and so much the more as ye see the Day approaching.
Discover what researchers have found about what makes videos go viral -- and get real tips for increasing your next video's shareability....
Unfortunately, virality is more of an art than a science. While there is no tried-and-true formula for virality, there are some elements that we consistently see -- and knowing what they are puts you one step closer to attaining that viral glory.
So let's take a look at some of the research that's been done on viral videos and identify some of the commonalities that can make them internet-famous....
Creating the perfect social media post maximizes your great content by reaching more people. Using graphics to tell the your story is the current trend in social media. This is what I call “visual marketing” and it was spurred in part because of the success of Pinterest and Instagram. On these services a photo is often the first, and sometimes only, interaction with readers, and this changes everything.
Pinterest and Instagram set the standard for content marketers and social media managers to create good — if not awesome — visual content that tells a story. You want to create posts that are eye-catching and shareworthy....
Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Have you ever thought about turning your passion into a profit? A side business or what I like to call,
Training For The Kingdom's insight:
Wonderful Quick read full of reminder insight! Whether you are trying to start a "side hustle", you want to increase in wisdom and influence in what you are already doing this is a good read. Pastors and Ministers especially, we get bogged down with doing so many "good" things but are they the "best" thing or more importantly the "God" thing we should be focusing our attention on at that time? Many have books in their bossom given by God, but allow the mundane tasks or the needs of others to wipe out their "quiet" time to begin! These are quick easy steps toward time management and prioritizing our focus which enable us to fulfill the different individual calls on our lives. It only takes a few minutes . . . take a look.
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