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Old School Media: A Simpler, Better Time?

Merriam Webster defines the word medium as “a particular form or system of communication (such as newspapers, radio or television).” Notice how they still list the old school media in the parentheses? Radio, newspapers and television: the beginning of mass media. These ways of communication are still relevant today, but thanks to social media and new technology it’s now at our fingertips. However, that doesn’t seem to matter. According to some statistics, we still prefer the old school methods.    Although lots of newspaper companies had a big fallout in readership and […]

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5 Social Media Mistakes in Ministry

Social media has allowed millions of churches and ministries the opportunity to connect with people on a more personal level and use the platforms to amplify the Word of God.  For a church or ministry, that means the opportunity to spread the good news to millions of people who have yet to know or have a relationship with Jesus.   But, just because you’re on social media doesn’t mean you fully understand how best to utilize it.  Here are five common mistakes churches or ministries make:   All Business, No […]

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Blogging for the Christian Business

Blogging is a relatively inexpensive and fun way to promote your business/organization while engaging with your social audience in a more personal way. We think blogging is so great that we write blogs about blogging, so get your pen and paper and pick up some blogging tips for your Christian business. Let’s face it, not many people have the time to reach out to each individual who supports their business/organization personally. Blogging opens up a door for you to share about your products and services, share your expertise, engage people […]

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Are Your Friends and Family OK? Facebook’s “Safety Check” Can Tell You

It has become common in times of disaster or crisis for people to go to Facebook and check on loved ones and receive updates.   This past week Facebook announced a new tool called Safety Check that will notify your friends and family so that they know you’re ok after a major disaster.  Facebook said the “2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan, which affected more than 12.5 million people, showed the need for such a feature….in times of disaster or crisis, people turn to Facebook to check on loved ones and […]

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MCP Takes on #AWXI

In the spring, New York City is filled with tourists. In the summer we fill up on food festivals. Fall in New York City is conference season – there’s no other way to describe it. We’re fortunate to be able to participate in these knowledge transfer sessions from some of the United States’ biggest executives representing Fortune 500 companies and tech companies alike. Advertising Week 2014 was exactly that; an event where Johnson & Johnson met Tumblr, Yellow Pages met Yahoo!, and Buzzfeed met Purina. As a social media agency, […]

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Why Every Christian Publishing Company Should Be Using Social Media

Are you a Christian publishing company that’s debating on whether or not to invest time, money, and resources into social media for recently published books? Well your answer should simply be, yes!  Below are a few reasons why every Christian publishing company should be using social media:   Generate Awareness: Social media can play a key factor in generating awareness for newly published books. One way to generate awareness is to create shareable content. For example, a strong quote with a shareable image is a great way to build shareable […]

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Guide to Social Media for Non-profits

As of January 2014, 74% of adults online use a social network. There are billions of people using social media every single day. These people are looking for entertainment, information, and many of them want to make a difference. They want to find non-profit organizations they can volunteer their time or donate their money. That’s the reason why Media Connect Partners offers social media to promote non-profit organizations. Social media for non-profits isn’t always easy to navigate though. It can feel like we are in a room full of people […]

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What to look for when selecting a Christian Online Advertising Agency

If you are searching to expand the presence of your business or church online, then hiring a Christian online advertising agency may be the perfect solution. By hiring a Christian online advertising agency, you are hiring a team that has a firm understanding of your brand.   The primary goal, when hiring a Christian online advertising agency is to find someone who has the ability to portray your business or church in the best way possible. Some questions you may want to consider during the selection process would be:   […]

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Connecting Christians Through Pinterest

One of my church’s values is, “We do life together.” This means that as growing Christians, we believe that by connecting together in ministry and through small groups, we are helping each other in our walk with Christ. Each semester there is an opportunity to sign up for a connect group or Bible study, only these groups can have any theme, any leader, any person, any interest—basically anything you want it to be. If you want to lead a group where you meet weekly to play golf, go for it! […]

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Help with Social Media Strategy

Businesses often need professionals to help with social media strategy. At Media Connect Partners, we live and breathe social media and are experts in social media strategy and execution. We will help you craft the perfect social media message to connect with people who might be interested in your products and services. With Social Media outlets such as LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest, your business message is always visible to new and current clients alike. If your business isn’t currently receiving help with social media strategy, you are probably missing […]

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