Nils Smith and Jay Kranda give you a 40 minute preview of session 2 of their www.socialmediachurch.university basics course. The Social Media Church Basics is their Foundations course introducing church leaders to the core social networks and how they are most effectively used for ministry. Nils and Jay don't talk theory, but practical application showing you specific examples and easy to use tools to maximize your time investment when using social media for ministry. The course includes 6 video sessions that are approximately 20 minutes each. The best part of the course is not the video training sessions though, but the interactive comment section where you can engage with Nils and Jay along with the entire Social Media Church Basics community. Purchase the video course right now at www.socialmediachurch.university!
DJ Chuang, the founder and former host for of Social Media Church Podcast joins Nils Smith on this week’s episode. They discuss how they got started with podcasting and DJ's feedback on how Social Media Church has changed under Nils and Jay's leadership.
Nils talks with our special guest, Halie Powell, the Social Media Manager at Community Bible Church, in San Antonio, TX. They discuss different tools like Social Report for scheduling social media and social graphic mobile apps such as Studio and Phonto. Learn more about how you can maximize your church's influence through social media. We’d love to hear your thoughts and ideas! Use #SMCpodcast and let us know!
Nils and Jay talk about how the church can leverage Apple TV in creative ways. Every home has a TV which means every church has a device in everyone home to accomplish their vision. Listen to the show to spark your imagination to better use the TV for your church’s goals. Share your thoughts and ideas by using the #SMCpodcast hashtag. Tune in to the end of the show because the hosts have a special announcement regarding Apple TV and your church.
Nils and Jay talk about two learnings the church can take away from the NFL.
*Tune in on Wednesday show for a special announcement
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Nils and Jay do a 3 minute review of the new iPad Pro, Apple TV, iPhone, and more. This is a rapid fire thought review of what and how the church can leverage all the things that were announced. Share your thoughts on the event using #SMCpodcast.
Nils and Jay talk about the future of mobile and the church.
The Church App (Subsplash) - http://thechurchapp.org
Impact Factors - http://impactfactors.net
Mobile Roadie - http://mobileroadie.com
CBC App - http://apple.co/1ekJx1O
Saddleback App - http://apple.co/1Lh13zZ
Texting service - http://txtsignal.com/
Nils and Jay talk about the pros and cons of autoplay on social media. Autoplay became a social media story this past week with the shooting that happened in Virginia. Listen and share your thoughts using the #SMCpodcast on social media.
Mashable autoplay story on the shooting - http://on.mash.to/1JzufFR
Criag Gross episode - http://bit.ly/1hQUr4B
What is the stand of the Church when it comes to politics? Hear Nils and Jay share their own thoughts about church leaders, social media, and politics. They also discuss Facebook’s new Live Video Streaming and other new features.
Nils and Jay talk about volunteer guidelines for a social media in ministry. Nils talks about how to get volunteers, implement policies, and the goal of social media for ministries. They also introduce two new great resources for church leaders: Emotionally Healthy Leader by Pete Scazerro, and 7 Secrets to an Awesome Marriage by Dr. Kim Kimberling.
Nils and Jay discuss the benefits of Online Conferences and some best practices to make the most out of an online conference experience. They also debrief Amazon Prime Day and talk about the importance of not over promising and under delivering.