The Five W's
Presenation resources from the 2009 Minnesota Distrct Church Ministry Worshop breakout session led by Sallie Draper (firstname.lastname@example.org), WELS Technology Trainer - March 7, 2009
The Five W's of Church and School Web Sites
View the presentation slides - www.screencast.com/t/vfpsOdopI1 - 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
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
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