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Technology should not transform ministry, but rather do the things that people don’t have to do so they can do what they do best.

6 Tips to Optimize Your Church Website's URL

By Peter Frank | Sep 14, 2015 9:00:00 AM

When I’m traveling and need to find the nearest Cracker Barrel, I go to crackerbarrel.com because I know that’s their website. When I need to search for something, I often go to google.com, even though I know I can just type my query in the URL bar. I instinctively associate a company or organization’s URL with its brand.

As you consider your church website’s URL, remember that it’s an extension of your "brand." We recently changed  Concordia Technology Solutions’ URL from cts.cph.org to concordiatechnology.org because it more clearly stated our brand (there were also some SEO benefits, more on that in another blog post soon!).

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Making Their First Visit to Your Church Less Awkward

By Peter Frank | Aug 3, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Awkward situations are... well... awkward. Nobody likes these moments, whether it's watching someone show up late or hearing a person call someone else by the wrong name. These situations become even more awkward when you're directly involved and become almost unbearable when you're experiencing them alone.

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5 Ways to Engage Members with Your Website

By Hannah Osborne | Jul 23, 2015 5:15:25 PM

Today, we hosted a webinar on engaging members with your church website. In thirty minutes, Peter Frank, manager of Concordia Technology Services, taught nearly 90 attendees how to make their website more than just an online bulletin board. He offered tips on how to use your website to encourage interaction, update calendars, post timely content, and send mass emails—all from your church website!
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