Fundamental First Steps in the Church Website Building Process

There are few things more satisfying than finishing a big project, right? It requires a lot of momentum though. Sometimes the hardest part of a project is the beginning. Starting a project can be overwhelming and paralyzing. The key to gaining traction is starting with small steps. For example, knowing the “first steps” of the…

4 Examples of a Church Website Welcome Video

Automated video creators at Rocketium report that in 2019, 85% of people are using the internet to watch videos. The saturation of visual media on the web today is evidence of a cultural reality: people gravitate towards videos. Churches seeking to reach out to their community through their website should recognize this cultural reality, too….

5 Ways to Make Your Church Website Security Stronger

Your church website is valuable to you and it’s worth protecting. Church website security is an important element in your website health. However, it is often overlooked. The biggest website security mistake you can make is to not take security seriously in the first place. Five More Talents has valued website security since our beginning….

3 Church Website Essentials

It’s easy to get overwhelmed with a new church website project. There is so much about your church that you want to showcase on the website. However, you’ve also heard that sometimes less is more. You’ve been told that the key to success with your church website is regularly updating your content. How will you…

5 Uses for Web Forms on Your Church Website

Web forms connect you to your audience in a noteworthy way. They allow visitors to your website to communicate directly with you. They enable visitors to submit their contact information, questions, registrations, or payments. Publishing web forms on your church website can help you open these doors of communication. Here are five creative ways to…

3 Church Website SEO Tips to Improve Your Outreach

Church website SEO is an important element of website health. What is SEO and why is it important for churches? SEO stands for “search engine optimization”. Moz.com defines SEO as: “the practice of increasing both the quality and quantity of website traffic, as well as exposure to your brand, through non-paid (also known as ‘organic’)…

New Format for Monthly Website Traffic Reports

June 2019 marks the release of a new version of our monthly website traffic reports. The website traffic report is emailed to each of our customers at the beginning of each month. It summarizes the following data points: Number of Sessions Page Views per Session Average Session Length Percent New Sessions Top Locations of Website…

6 WordPress Mistakes Churches Make (And How to Avoid Making Them)

WordPress is known for its ease-of-use and flexibility. However, there are several common mistakes that many churches make with their WordPress websites that cost them in the long run. These are some of the common mistakes that churches make with their WordPress website and how you can avoid making them. #1-Lacking A Clear Purpose Why…