As promised, here is the presentation and notes from the “Building an Effective Website” workshop at the 2013 Denominational Conference in Orlando, Florida. Building an Effective Website PowerPoint Building an Effective Website PDF
As promised, here is the presentation and notes from the “Technology Q&A” workshop at the 2013 Denominational Conference in Orlando, Florida. Technology Q&A PowerPoint Technology Q&A PDF
It’s been a while since I last wrote for this websites series, partly due to the lack of promotion on it, and partly due to other interruptions. But I’m back. Last time, we discussed evaluating how people will find your website, and gave some pointers on how to go about writing text to support that.
For those running on our WordPress-based easy web site service, we’re in the process of upgrading you all to WordPress 3.1. I’m also looking at your plugin list and replacing WP-SpamFree with WP-HashCash for performance reasons. And for those hosted on DreamHost (the majority of you), we’re upgrading to PHP 5.3 and adding the page
In the last article we started thinking about the web site’s mission, and just asked the question, “how will they find your website?” It’s not like I didn’t think about the purpose of the websites I previously worked on. I just thought it was rather obvious. We wanted it to be a resource for members
It seems that everyone wants a website these days, but to what end? What is it that you want your website to do for you? What steps can you take to make it an effective tool for your church? I’ve wanted for some time to write a series on websites–design tips, content and marketing. While
Richard Kissel is a GCI pastor who works for the government at National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in the Computer Security Division for the Small Business Community. The NIST offers a small (20 page) PDF on information security for small businesses, which he and the IT department feel could also be very helpful
www.gci.org is now alive and well! Check it out, then compare it to the venerable www.wcg.org. Finally, take our simple 1 question poll!
A few pastors have expressed interest in Windows 7. In our opinion, Windows 7 is a good product, and if you are getting a new computer, you should get Windows 7 on it instead of Windows Vista or XP. Windows 7 seems more stable and faster than Vista, but it’s still new, so less is
The way it looks now, gcichurches.org has won the survey, so we’ll plan to go with that. If you’re in a hurry to get rid of the “wcg” part of your URL, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and request to move to gcichurches.org. It would help to have the current URL since it’s sometimes difficult