Statistics show a large majority of people looking for a church will visit your website before they step foot in your church building. Marketing and communications executive Ryan Emenecker joins hosts and church planting leaders Lee Stephenson and Danny Parmelee to discuss how to create a website that will make people want to visit your church.
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01:50 Ryan introduces some of the first things a pastor needs to think through
03:21 Danny and Ryan discuss their perspectives on the importance of narrowing your target audience when building a church website, who that target audience should be and what that audience needs from your website
07:13 Ryan and Danny talk about what you need to think about when considering your church website’s URL address
10:42 Ryan discusses the “must-haves” of a church website and the most important thing to consider when building your website
12:05 Ryan talks about the importance of a solid, easy-to-use giving feature on your website
14:15 Ryan discusses the need to have useful, simple information on your website for regular attenders
16:02 Ryan and Danny talk about the importance of hosting sermons on your website and why people want to watch your sermons.
17:05 Ryan discusses sermon audio/video hosting options
18:34 Ryan talks about how much it costs to build a church website
21:52 Ryan talks about the importance of mobile integration
24:15 Ryan discusses the importance of thinking through your content before you build your site, and how to use it as a springboard to building in-person relationships
Unfiltered Conversations #10 // Building a better church website