Privacy Policies

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Especially for churches: bright ideas in web design Protecting privacy in an era of digital information is an area of ever-increasing importance. Churches are responsible under Canadian law for how they collect, use, and disclose personal information. Has your parish … Continued

Multi-Point Parishes

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Especially for churches: bright ideas in web design Stats Canada reports that by 2009 81% of Ontarians were online. That was six years ago! And within a matter of years, internet use among seniors expanded massively. And in rural parts … Continued

Google Analytics

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Especially for churches: bright ideas in web design Is Google Analytics installed on your website? Data captured through web analytics can help you discover where visitors to your website are coming from, what they are looking for, and whether they … Continued

Going Mobile-Friendly

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Especially for churches: bright ideas in web design Is your website mobile-friendly? An increasing amount of web traffic is coming from mobile devices like tablets and smartphones, so having a responsive site design that considers functionality for these users matters … Continued

Desktop Wallpaper

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Especially for churches: bright ideas in photo-based art Why not offer parishioners and community members alike free downloads of wallpaper that celebrates your church? When the people who are most invested with you place images on their mobile devices and … Continued

WordClouds

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Especially for churches: bright ideas in photo-based art Create a wordcloud for your church using online tools. Here’s how: visit Wordle.net and paste text from your site or other important materials into the textbox provided. A wordcloud that highlights keywords … Continued

Postcards

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Especially for churches: bright ideas in print design An attractive note of welcome sent to neighbours in the area can remind them that the church is there and that they would be welcome to attend services and/or upcoming events. Marketing … Continued

Online Surveys

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Especially for churches: bright ideas in web design Your website can be a tool, not just for giving information, but also for collecting it. Encourage feedback on your website – how and why did people arrive there, and what did … Continued

Welcome Materials

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Especially for churches: bright ideas in print design Does your church have up-to-date printed materials available to welcome newcomers, learn more about them (like how they discovered you!), and help orient them to the parish? It’s worth the investment to … Continued

A Strong Domain

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Especially for churches: bright ideas in web design (If you didn’t know, your domain is the address that users type into their browsers to access your website.) Is your domain descriptive but succinct and easy to remember? If not, consider … Continued