The Five W's

Presenation resources from the 2009 Minnesota Distrct Church Ministry Worshop breakout session led by Sallie Draper (techtrainer@wels.net), WELS Technology Trainer - March 7, 2009

The Five W's of Church and School Web Sites

The Five W's View the presentation slides - www.screencast.com/t/vfpsOdopI

1 - Why - Why have a web site?

Some search for church by way of the web (USA Today, 10/16/2007) - www.usatoday.com/news/religion/2007-10-16-church-shopping_N.htm

2 - Who - Who should create and maintain the site?

Outreach in a Digital World and the Communication Technology Committee (Martin Spriggs, 2/18/2009) - wels.net/wpmu/blog/2009/02/18/outreach-in-a-digital-world-the-communications-technology-committee/

3 - What - What should be on the site?

Shiny Church Websites (Martin Spriggs, 3/4/2009) - wels.net/wpmu/blog/2009/03/04/shiny-church-websites/

Internet Evangelism Day - www.internetevangelismday.com

4 - Where - Where do we put the content?

FinalWeb - WELS/ELS church website package
Details & sign up for a 14-day free trial - www.finalweb.com/wels.asp
Online community - bit.ly/fwcommunity

WELSTech podcast - Episode 047 - Content Management Systems - http://welstech.wels.net/wpmu/2008/11/26/episode-047-nov-26-2008/ 

5 - When - When do we need to update the site?

Make use of RSS - www.wels.net/rss

Lagniappe

Mass E-mail - WELSTech Podcast - Episode 026 - http://welstech.wels.net/wpmu/2008/07/02/episode-026-jul-2-2008/

Twitter - www.twitter.com - Could be utilized by a congregation for SMS (text) messaging to members

This Wiki! - Browse all the pages of this wiki (use the menu on the left to find your way) for more great ideas for integrating technology into your ministry

The WELSTech Community - Become a podcast listener, join the listserve and facebook group, and SHARE YOUR IDEAS!!


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