Saturday, March 12, 2011

10 Tips For Church Facebook Pages

By Diana Davis

Take this quiz:

If your church could make free public announcements to thousands of your own members' friends, would you do it?

If there was a simple way to help members and guests feel more connected to your church, would you use it?

Small and large churches across our nation are effectively using a Facebook organization page to enhance in-reach and outreach. Should your church have one?

Do the math. Ask for a show of hands to find out how many church members use Facebook. The average Facebook user has 130 registered "friends," so if just 20 church members use Facebook, that's potentially 2,600 people who could read posts about your church. One hundred members with Facebook could touch 13,000. This is multiplication at its best. Convinced? I interviewed several churches to compile these Facebook tips to help you get started.

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Until next time...share the journey and enjoy the ride!

Pat