What Are Your Most Pressing Social Media Questions/Issues?

social mediaOurChurch.Com’s focus in August is going to be social media.  We want to help you and your and organization take several steps forward in both your understanding and use of social media regardless of your experience level.

We’re looking for your input so we know how we can help you best…

  • If you’re church/ministry/business is not using social media well or not using it at all, why not?
  • What questions do you have about social media?
  • Do you have any specific questions about how to do specific things with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or any other social platform?
  • What individuals and organizations are using media most effectively? If we interviewed them, what would you want us to ask?
  • What is the most important thing you’ve learned about social media?  Would like to help other CWT readers by writing a guest post about it?

What are your most pressing social media questions/issues?

Paul Steinbrueck is co-founder and CEO of OurChurch.Com, elder of CypressMeadows.org, husband, father of 3, blogger. You can follow him on Twitter at @PaulSteinbrueck and add him to your circles at Google+ as +Paul Steinbrueck.

6 Responses to “What Are Your Most Pressing Social Media Questions/Issues?”

  1. With the emergence of geolocation software/games like Foursquare, Gowalla, etc., I am wondering what benefits you might see for use for churches who already have heavy users of social media. What practical applications do you see for the church? I'm not sure about the whole idea of knocking someone off as mayor of the church or even aspiring to even be the mayor. Help me widen my gaze here.

  2. i see different churches using different types of pages on Facebook — some legacy pages from before the last big FB changeover. Local Business seems too restrctive and I see some suggest you use the Products /Product/Organization category. I would be inclined in that direction. Which do you think is the best type of page for a church, that will yield the most interactivity AND

    • Interesting question Cynthia. I know Facebook asks you to categorize your organization when you build a page, but I didn't realize Pages were different for each category.

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