Catholic Tech Talk

Should Your Parish Use Facebook Live?

When Facebook Live launched in 2016, it offered users a way to more immediately connect with their audiences. As years progress, it’s only natural that churches have now started using this feature to connect with members and nonmembers alike.

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Declutter Your Digital Workspace

It’s easy for your inbox to be overloaded with emails, meeting requests, and documents to review. Not only can it clutter up your digital workspace, but important items on your to-do list can fall through the cracks. Thankfully, there are many tools available that allow for easier communication.

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How to Move from 1950s Giving to 21st Century Giving

Parishes are busy, and the job of analyzing results from parish campaigns and parishioner giving patterns are often an afterthought. Just because it’s worked in the past, doesn’t always mean it will work in the future. This includes parish tithing.

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Engaging Millennial Givers

Oftentimes thought of as a self-seeking group always plugged into their iPhones, Millennials are a misunderstood group. In order to find out how best to engage millennial givers, it’s imperative to learn who they are and what they value most.

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Enhance Your Annual Church Appeal Using Everyday Technology

In today’s ever-growing technological society, we have a plethora of options to choose from when it comes to our parish appeals. In this latest blog, we cover four growing trends in the fundraising field and how to customize them for your next parish appeal.

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Why Your Parish Needs to Embrace Technology

While churches today continue to have the same tasks as years before, ways in which to do them have greatly changed. Aside from well-known aspects of church life, there are multiple ways technology can help manage your parish and evangelize a whole new generation of intentional disciples.

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How to Create an Advent-Themed Online Giving Campaign

The holidays are now upon us, and the time is right to tie-in the theme of Advent with your giving efforts. Read on for tips and best practices on how to create your own Advent-themed giving campaign for your parish.

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Make the Most of Facebook Events

The Facebook events feature is a great way to promote your upcoming parish events, and it’s great way for the parish to see how many people plan to attend or are interested. Check out a few tips to use this tool to your greatest benefit.

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4 Ways to Prevent Fraud at Your Parish

With the increase of online scams and fraudulent schemes running rampant these days, parishes are discovering that they are not immune, and need to be just as vigilant when it comes to protecting parish and parishioner data.

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Does Your Parish Know About Google for Nonprofits Ad Grant?

What would you share with your community if you had the money to advertise online? Would you tell them about your beautiful Sunday Masses or the monthly pancake breakfast? Whatever message you’d like to spread, an in-kind grant from Google for Nonprofits is a great way to start.

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Does Your Church Facebook Have a Social Media Etiquette Guide?

Social media can often be equated to the Wild West. It’s vast, oftentimes lawless, and even with the best of intentions, anything can happen. That’s why it’s important to prepare for the unexpected with a social media etiquette guide on your social media platform pages.

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Are Your Church Communications Working?

Parishes have so many things to invite people to, such as festivals and hospitality events. Communication is going out all the time, but how well is it working? Following are some ideas to consider when evaluating your parish communication strategies.

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