Info

Social Media Church Podcast

Social Media Church is a podcast for conversations with church leaders about social media, website strategy, and online trends.
RSS Feed Subscribe in Apple Podcasts
Social Media Church Podcast
2020
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2019
December
November
October
September
August
July
May
April
March
February


2018
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2017
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2016
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2015
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2014
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2013
December
November
October
September
August
July
June
May
April
March
February
January


2012
December
November
October
September
August
July
June


Categories

All Episodes
Archives
Categories
Now displaying: 2017
Apr 5, 2017

How can church leaders use Facebook for their ministries?

Integrating Facebook as an advertising tool in our church or ministry can create a big impact in connecting and engaging with people and bringing them closer to God.  In this week’s podcast, Jay and Nils talk about Facebook’s two advertising options: Facebook Boost and Facebook Ads. These tools can help church leaders advertise their church’s content or ministries. They also share each other’s insights about the differences between the two strategic marketing options in Facebook. Hear Jay’s and Nil’s strategic advice on leveraging Facebook ads.

What do you think about Facebook ads/boost? Share it to us by using the hashtag #SMCPodcast!

Show Notes:

Facebook

Facebook Boost

Facebook Ads

Facebook Messenger

Mar 29, 2017

How do you tell your church ministry stories on social media?

In this episode, Nils Smith is with Brady Shearer from Pro Church Tools. Pro Church Tools is an online platform company that helps churches maximize time beyond Sunday service. They discuss about the questions that are often asked when it comes to accomplishing your church's mission statement not only in the real world perspective but also in the digital world. Nils then throws in a quick question about what social media platform where church leaders can ideally focus on to improve their ministry. Brady also shares his encouraging words for churches to begin sharing their stories.

What stories do you share about your ministry through social media? Share it with us by using the hashtag #SMCPodcast.

 

Show Notes:

Pro Church Tools

Nucleus Platform

Facebook Ads Guide

Brady on Instagram

Mar 22, 2017

Do you believe that social media can boost your ministry?

Nils Smith is joined by Warren Bird from Leadership Network for this week’s episode. They talk about the core trends in social media that are essential for churches and how church leaders can utilize those features. They also talk about the ideas and widely asked questions about online campuses. Lastly, take note of their predictions about the latest trends of social media for churches in the next five years.

What are your Social Media ideas for your church? Share it with us by using the hashtag #SMCPodcast.

 

Show Notes:

 

Leadership Network

Leadership Network Advanced - for newsletters and regular promotions for SMC podcasts

Warren Bird’s Twitter

How to Break Growth Barriers by Warren Bird - for churches of all sizes

Mar 15, 2017

Virtual/Augmented Reality and Facebook Messenger are now a trend with their latest updates that are also essential in interacting and connecting people together.

Nils and Jay have been talking about VR for about a year now. But, in this week’s Social Media Church podcast episode, they discuss about the advantages of integrating VR and Facebook Messenger to  your ministry. They also discuss about how the interface of each platform is useful for handling your church ministry.

What d’you think of Virtual/Augmented Reality and Facebook Messenger’s latest updates? Share it with us by using the hashtag #SMCPodcast.

 

Show Notes:

Matt McKee of Circle

CV Outreach

Facebook Messenger

Insta360

Vimeo 360

Mar 8, 2017

How can we integrate technology and social media to our churches?

 

Jeremy Smith of Churchmag joins Nils Smith in this week’s SMC podcast. Churchmag, formerly Churchcrunch, is a place that offers great resources that help churches become more tech-savvy and connect with even more people. Let’s hear their discussion about how churches are progressing with technology and what should be improved with technology and social media for the sole purpose of spreading the gospel.

 

How’s your church doing with technology? Share it with us by using the hashtag #SMCPodcast.

 

Show Notes:

Churchmag - The #1 Resource for Church Technology and Creativity.

Jeremy Smith’s Twitter

Churchmag’s Twitter

Mar 1, 2017

Social media is a great way to build an online community where people can connect with each other.

 

In this week’s Social Media Church podcast episode, Nils Smith and Jay Kranda talk about Online Church Models and how you can promote your Online Church through social media. They also discuss about strategies that are used or can be used by online churches. Jay also shares his insights about his social media prediction!

 

What strategy are you using for your online church? Share it with us by using our hashtag #SMCPodcast.

 

Show Notes:

 

Facebook Live - a powerful tool for broadcasting your ministry

CV Outreach - awesome partnership for online churches

Feb 22, 2017

What’s the next big thing in social media over the next few years?

Kenny Jahng, the Pastor of Media and Innovation at Liquid Church,  joins Nils in this week’s podcast as they talk about their predictions on social media. They also discuss how social media was introduced to people, how it was developed throughout the years, and how it could be improved. Moreover, they also identify the differences between social media platforms offering almost the same features as the others.

Do you have your own social media predictions too? We’d love to hear it! Engage with us through #SMCPodcast.

 

Show Links:

 

Kenny's Website

Kenny's Twitter

TVApp Church

Church Butler

Check out Kenny Jahng’s insights HERE!

Check out Nils Smith’s insights HERE!

Feb 16, 2017

It seems like Social Media has gone to the next level in terms of communicating and connecting people together. In today’s episode, Halie Powell joins the conversation as they talk about how Social Media platforms are used by different clients and the process of building a response system that suits their brand, target audience, and etc. Nils shares the importance of having that ‘wow factor’ when responding for each platform so that the audience can really feel that they are heard. Tune in to the podcast and share what you think!

 

How do you respond to social media comments? We would like to hear from you! Share it to us by using the #SMCPodcast.

 

Show Notes:

Ideal Social Media platforms for your response system:

Sprout Social a superb platform if you have unlimited budget

Agorapulse is a great option for a more affordable solution

Other alternatives: Buffer, Social Report

Feb 8, 2017

Jay has been interviewing different church online pastors for a series he has been doing on jaykranda.com/blog. In this podcast Jay turns the tables and interviews Nils and asks how he would set up a church online today! Make sure you like us on Facebook so you can join in for our Facebook Live streams!

Feb 2, 2017

Nils and Jay use Zoom.us Webinar Facebook Live feature for the first time to capture their podcast. Check out the playback of the event on their Facebook Page! During the Facebook Live event Instagram is taking viewership from SnapChat, Nils shares about his recent purchase of SnapChat Spectacles, also discuss how to fit Facebook Live events into your current social media posting calendar, and update on Tvapp.church.

 

Show Links:

https://zoom.us/webinar

https://www.facebook.com/socmediachurch/

https://www.spectacles.com/

https://techcrunch.com/2017/01/30/attack-of-the-clone/

http://tvapp.church/

https://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/33415/The-Social-Media-Publishing-Schedule-Every-Marketer-Needs-Template.aspx

Jan 13, 2017

In today’s episode, Nils interviews Beth Debayle, a Digital Strategist at Dunham+Company.  They talked about how to reach the millennials and how can it be of help to online ministry. Beth also enumerated the materials that she used in making her video along with the process in uploading it on Youtube. Tune in to the podcast and discover strategies that you can use in social marketing!

 

We would like to hear your feedback! Share us by using the #SMCPodcast.

 

Show Links

 

Follow Beth Debayle on Facebook , Youtube , Twitter

Canon 70D DSLR Camera 

Boom Microphone 

Final Cut Pro

Adobe Premiere Pro 

TVApp.church

Jan 7, 2017

Innovation has become a massive adaptation for online church. It became the bread and butter of social media church to be known to the world. In the first episode of podcast for 2017, Nils and Jay identified social networks that would extend massive awareness of churches all over the world. They also discussed how some of the predictions they mentioned in the last episode were realized. Tune in to podcast and see what are the things that you might learn this year!

 

We would like to hear your ideas and experiments! Share us by using the #SMCPodcast.

 

Show Notes:

 

Instagram stories, stickers, time and location

Go live on Instagram stories

Snapchat is the new VLOG

Facebook Messenger is innovating, has integrations

Snapchat Spectacles - Spectacles by Snap Inc.

Wearables Technology - core people are high users, market-wise

TVApp.church - created awesome solution for churches

3 social networks that church should focused on : Instagram, Facebook and Youtube

Offshore Outsourcing has a great impact in social media church

Twitter will be the next adaption of churches to invest

« Previous 1 2