Let’s get together!

Let's get together, yeah yeah yeah. Think of all that we could share. Let's get together, everyday Every way and everywhere. This song from the movie Parent Trap popped into my head as I was thinking about you all. I love the original and the remake! (affiliate links) Oh, how I wish we could all “get together” in person! I’d love to have you over to our house! I’d fix some coffee – even though I don’t drink it. I’d bake some … [Read more...]

Does your ministry need a Facebook Group?

As I mentioned in Why Facebook is No Longer Your Friend, having a Facebook Page for your Women’s Ministry is no longer a reliable form of Publicity. Another option to Facebook Pages are Facebook Groups. Facebook Groups can be: Secret - Only members see the group, who's in it, and what members post. Closed - Anyone can see the group and who's in it. Only members see posts. Open (public) - Anyone can see the group, who's in it, … [Read more...]

Why Facebook Is No Longer Your Friend

In September 2012 we set up a Facebook ministry page for the women in our church and community to get the latest Women’s Ministry information. It worked really well for about a year. Women were engaged. They were commenting and sharing our posts. Without warning our stats plummeted. Posts were rarely viewed. We had to face the fact that we could no longer rely on our Facebook ministry page posts to reach our women. You may have … [Read more...]

Publicity Idea: Create a Page on Facebook

Setting up a Facebook Page for your Women’s Ministry adds another layer to your publicity efforts. Before setting up your page consider: What is the purpose of your page? Will you use it to set up event invitations? Will you link to newsletters and/or registration pages? Will you create photo albums for events? Are you going to post inspiration photos/Bible verses? How often will you post? Relevance is more important than frequency. Post … [Read more...]