Pro Church Podcast with Brady Shearer
 http://prochurchtools.com/163 - It can be difficult to know how to transition marketing principles into the life of a church. Adrian breaks down how direct marketing can benefit us.  
Direct download: PCP-163-FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Experimentation is key to winning. But experimentation more often than not leads to failure. In this episode, Brady shares 5 times he massively failed, and how those failures eventually lead to the biggest win of his life.

Direct download: Podcast-Fever_mixdown.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm EDT

Watch the video version of this episode of The #AskBrady Show here: https://www.youtube.com/user/ProChurchTools

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#TIMESTAMPS:


1:53 - How do you get church members to not act shy or get them comfortable with post church interviews?

9:01 - What can I say to my pastor the help him understand the value of social media, website and videos, when he says I’m “neglecting” the important things.

15:24 - How do you keep your church brand consistent between all the different ministries?

18:33 - What is the standard time for a Facebook LIVE session?

 

 

For those that will be quick to say that they don't use technology much, how could we as the communications staff to get them into the central hub model?

 

Brady Shearer is the CEO of Pro Church Tools Inc., a company helping churches communicate better. Through weekly videos, podcasts, and articles, Pro Church Tools reaches more than 25,000 churches every month.

 

Brady is the host of The #AskBrady Show, a church communications focused Q&A video show and podcast, as well as the Pro Church Podcast, a weekly interview audio podcast.

 

Follow Me Online Here:

Instagram: http://instagram.com/bradyshearer
Facebook: http://facebook.com/prochurchtools
Website: http://prochurchtools.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/bradyshearer

Direct download: A-015_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:48pm EDT

Do you wish your church's website auto-updated itself? Don't. You can't skip the work and expect to build a vibrant online presence. Our churches deserve better than that.

Direct download: Auto_Update_Website.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:30am EDT

http://prochurchtools.com/162 - Eric joins us to discuss the role software plays in the church, and where it’s going in the future. 
Direct download: PCP-162-FINAL.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00am EDT

Watch the video version of this episode of The #AskBrady Show here: https://www.youtube.com/user/ProChurchTools

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#TIMESTAMPS:


1:45 - How important is it to encourage our church members to review us on Facebook?

8:45 - What are you thoughts on side navigation vs top of the site navigation?

15:49 - When, if ever, is it appropriate to “boost” a Facebook post rather than creating a Facebook ad?
24:05 - How would you go about including clips from movies/TV/music in videos and announcements?

 

 

For those that will be quick to say that they don't use technology much, how could we as the communications staff to get them into the central hub model?

 

Brady Shearer is the CEO of Pro Church Tools Inc., a company helping churches communicate better. Through weekly videos, podcasts, and articles, Pro Church Tools reaches more than 25,000 churches every month.

 

Brady is the host of The #AskBrady Show, a church communications focused Q&A video show and podcast, as well as the Pro Church Podcast, a weekly interview audio podcast.

 

Follow Me Online Here:

Instagram: http://instagram.com/bradyshearer
Facebook: http://facebook.com/prochurchtools
Website: http://prochurchtools.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/bradyshearer

Direct download: Audio-015_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:08pm EDT

Watch the video version of this episode of The #AskBrady Show here: https://www.youtube.com/user/ProChurchTools

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1. A Million Miles In A Thousand Years by Donald Miller
2. Story by Robert McKee
3. Wired For Story by Lisa Cron
4. TED Talks Storytelling by Akash Karia
5. The Storytelling Animal by Jonathan Gottschall

 

#TIMESTAMPS:


5:02 - What information should we keep on our website vs what we put on our central hub? And should there be a link from the Website to the central or hub?

13:51 - Should I be posting on Facebook AND Instagram daily? How often should I share the same posts on both?

19:03 - What do you think about announcement slides before the service?

22:51 - Do you recommend any good resources on how to tell good stories?

 

 

For those that will be quick to say that they don't use technology much, how could we as the communications staff to get them into the central hub model?

 

Brady Shearer is the CEO of Pro Church Tools Inc., a company helping churches communicate better. Through weekly videos, podcasts, and articles, Pro Church Tools reaches more than 25,000 churches every month.

 

Brady is the host of The #AskBrady Show, a church communications focused Q&A video show and podcast, as well as the Pro Church Podcast, a weekly interview audio podcast.

 

Follow Me Online Here:

Instagram: http://instagram.com/bradyshearer
Facebook: http://facebook.com/prochurchtools
Website: http://prochurchtools.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/bradyshearer

Direct download: Audio-014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:44pm EDT

We're heading into a new world of church websites...and we're looking for pioneers to join us in this new world. Is that you?

Direct download: The_Future_Of_Church_Websites.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:30pm EDT

Watch the video version of this episode of The #AskBrady Show here: https://www.youtube.com/user/ProChurchTools

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#TIMESTAMPS:


6:36 - State of the Plate says that giving goes up with a giving app, but in general church apps are bad and stats say aren’t used. Any clarity to those two opposing thoughts?

16:16 - What are the best practises for collecting the connection card?

20:44 - What should I do if the main leader doesn’t like the design work I do and wants to pay someone else to do it that’s not apart of our ministry at all?

 

For those that will be quick to say that they don't use technology much, how could we as the communications staff to get them into the central hub model?

 

Brady Shearer is the CEO of Pro Church Tools Inc., a company helping churches communicate better. Through weekly videos, podcasts, and articles, Pro Church Tools reaches more than 25,000 churches every month.

 

Brady is the host of The #AskBrady Show, a church communications focused Q&A video show and podcast, as well as the Pro Church Podcast, a weekly interview audio podcast.

 

Follow Me Online Here:

Instagram: http://instagram.com/bradyshearer
Facebook: http://facebook.com/prochurchtools
Website: http://prochurchtools.com
Twitter: http://twitter.com/bradyshearer

Direct download: Audio-013.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:33am EDT

Nucleus launches in 26 hours and Brady still has never seen the homepage. Why does every creative project come down to absolute last minute?

Direct download: Why_Does_Every_Project_Come.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:30am EDT