Leveraging Technology to Work for You


Infographic: Church Websites

Posted on May 25, 2012 in Consulting, Technology | 0 comments

Good post on Churcm.ag.  iMinistries crunched the numbers on the sites they build and manage for churches and ministries and found some really interesting data. Read the full article...

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Let’s get to work!

Posted on Apr 26, 2012 in Consulting | 0 comments

Ok, now you have an idea of what you need help with, but what’s the next step? Who do you reach out to and how to arrange an agreement with a consultant. My goal is to meet your needs, so I’m not going to force you into my box. Let’s make it work for both of us. Typically, here are the most common ways I engage with my clients: Project Basis Client has a specific project or need. We discuss what the desired outcome is and we agree on a fee for what it’s worth. I get to...

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Social Media Tools

Posted on Feb 23, 2012 in Consulting | 0 comments

Getting the Most Out of Social Media Here are some of the tools and resources I use to get the most out of social media. Social Media Cheat Sheet (Infographic) Facebook for sharing info, photos, events, videos Twitter for micro-blogging LinkedIn for business networking google+ another flavor of Facebook HootSuite as an overall social media management dashboard Pluggio for managing Twitter and other social media Buffer for controlling when you send out your message Flipboard for consuming...

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Great Conference for Non-Profits

Posted on Dec 8, 2011 in Consulting, Thoughts & Ideas | 0 comments

In February of 2012, I will be sharing at this conference about how to best use social media in a non-profit organization. The social web is powerful and continues to dynamically evolve and impact our lives. But, how do we leverage technology to work for us rather than we work for it? Pathways to Growth for Faith-Based Organizations Thursday, February 23, 2012 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (lunch included) The Centre Club 123 South Westshore Blvd, 8th Floor Tampa, FL Luncheon Speaker: Mark Merrill,...

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The Answer is “YES!”

Posted on May 1, 2011 in Consulting | 0 comments

You have questions, my answer is….”yes!” to these questions: Can I help you with strategic planning? Can I help you hire the next staff person? Can I help you reorganize your team to operate more efficiently? Can I help you do a profile analysis on your team players and suggest where they fit best on your bus? Can I help you create and cast a fresh new vision? Can I help you start a new ministry? Can I help you evaluate your current ministries and determine which ones need...

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What Dots Do You Want Connected?

Posted on Apr 3, 2011 in Consulting | 0 comments

Communicate Your Message It starts here. A compelling, communicated message is critical to your success as a leader and as an organization. Your brand message must first be clear before it can be shared internally and externally. Wouldn’t it be great if everyone was on the same page and had access to all the information they needed? Utilize Your Tools Everyday more and more tools are created to help you do what you do better, easier, quicker, and less costly. Tools are only helpful if you...

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