When your planting a church, one of the biggest Elephants in the room is… no one knows you exist.
No matter how much you believe in your church, no how great you are, no matter how great your team is the truth is if they don’t know you are there what good is it?
Advertising is reminding. You need constant reminders to remind people you are there and you are doing well.
Here are some ideas to help you get the most of social media.
Which ones to utilize.:
- Facebook Page
- Google Plus
How to use them:
Create a Facebook Page
Create Events like crazy
Friend people from your local area so your posts show up on their feeds
Post something everyday if possible to keep yourself in the feed
Post something everyday if possible
Encourage people to tweet your message quotes DURING THE SUNDAY WORSHIP EXPERIENCE
Make every post link back to your website if possible to continue to drive people back there
Take video of everything: Worship Experience, Team Members, Growth Track sessions, events, etc, etc, etc.
As long as it’s in a positive light of your church video it.
Then you can use it for the other social media venues.
Do a weekly announcement commercial.
Same as YouTube
Check the stats. More than ever social media is how our world connects.
The more available and connectable you make yourself, the better.