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Top Posts of 2014

Posted December 30, 2014 by Jerod Clark

From year to year, it’s always interesting to see which posts were the most read by the Church Juice community. The annual review provides insight into what you, our readers, cared about most in terms of church communications. Here are the top five posts, by traffic, of 2014:

 

5. Social Media Sizing Guide

Our training section is loaded with free resources for you to download and use. The most popular this year was the updated Social Media Sizing Guide, which shows all of the dimensions for graphics across Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and more.

 

4. Welcoming Visitors During a Church Service

Acknowledging new people in your church is a delicate balance between making them feel welcomed and not embarrassing or ambushing guests. This post lays out five suggestions for how your church can best welcome visitors.

 

3. Ways to Improve Your Church Bulletin

Love it or hate it, the church bulletin is a must for many congregations. So why not make it the best it can be? In this post we look at six ideas for making your church bulletin something that is read, not recycled.

 

2. What Makes a Good Church Website

Your website is your church’s front door. We’ve been saying that for years. That’s why it is so important to take the time and invest the resources to make it the best representation of who you are. Originally written in 2013, this post is still popular, giving you tips complete with screenshot examples of what other churches are doing.

 

1. The Juicys

Several of the top posts in 2014 included stories from the grant recipients of our annual Juicys program. While we want to reward churches that are doing awesome things in communications, our sincere hope is these churches can serve as an example and motivation for the work you’re doing.

Filed under: Branding, Visitor's Perspective, Communications, Worship Service, Social Media, Website

About the Author

Jerod Clark

Jerod joined ReFrame Media in 2007 and built Church Juice from scratch. He poured all his passion for branding, marketing, and messaging into the ministry, publishing e-books, blog posts, and speaking at conferences to help churches energize their communications. He also served as ReFrame’s in-house graphic designer. Before beginning his work at Church Juice, Jerod was a local TV news reporter. In 2016, Jerod stepped away from the ministry to pursue interests in marketing and communications on new horizons.

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