356 – Policies R Us

WELSTech is back with the continuation of the summer WELSTech Wiki migration series. Listen for examples of policies for church and school, helpful mobile apps, and Martin’s how-to on Facebook, of all places.

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planningPolicy145x125No Pillows Allowed – Planning and policy may not be the most exciting topics, but you won’t want to sleep through Martin and Sallie’s discussion of the various WELSTech Wiki Planning and Policy resources including …

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Did you know … Presenters at WELSTech Conference 2015 (wels.net/welstechconf), July 9-11, 2015 at Country Springs Hotel and Conference Center in Pewaukee, WI attend for FREE?!! We’re currently looking for presenters and tech topics of interest for our breakout sessions. Give it some thought and submit your ideas!

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Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 357 – We wrap up the WELSTech Wiki migration summer series and put a big bow on top next week with the discussion of school technology. (Broadcast date – 09/02/14)

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In honor of the new school year we share an addition to the WELSTech Presentation/Teaching YouTube playlist, Kid President’s Pep Talk toTeachers and Students!

 

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355 – eGiving

This week’s WELSTech topic, electronic giving, is a popular one as more congregations and schools consider this giving option for members. Besides the main event, there’s news and links of all flavors including Gmail tips, photo sharing platforms, free educator accounts, Android apps and the “Teacher Chart of Doom.”

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The discussion:

churchCC1 145x125Office Resources II – Martin and Sallie wrap up review of the WELSTech Wiki Office resources with a look at the topics of productivity, hardware and software. Lastly they spend some time discussing a variety of methods and examples of electronic giving, from online giving to text-to-give to mobile giving to card reading equipment. Please request a wiki account and add your experience!

Tech tips:

  • Filters and “Folders” in Gmail
  • Control + Shift + L to select the browser URL

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Of interest:

Did you know … Presenters at WELSTech Conference 2015 (wels.net/welstechconf), July 9-11, 2015 at Country Springs Hotel and Conference Center in Pewaukee, WI attend for FREE?!! We’re currently looking for presenters and tech topics of interest for our breakout sessions. Give it some thought and submit your ideas!

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Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 355 – On next week’s WELSTech we do a bit of housekeeping as we focus on the always important planning and policies resources for churches and school. (Broadcast date – 08/26/14)

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This week we have an addition to the WELSTech Presentation/Teaching YouTube playlist from this summer’s WELS International Youth Rally, Rev. Jon Enter’s Keynote Presentation.

 

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354 – A Smarter Office

Join WELSTech this week for a conversation about data management software for the church and school office. Martin shares his experience with remote control software, and listeners share comments and questions.

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box 145x125Managing Church and School Data – In the dog days of Summer 2014, the WELSTech Wiki Migration series continues as Martin and Sallie discuss church, school and childcare management software.

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Of interest:

Did you know … Presenters at WELSTech Conference 2015 (wels.net/welstechconf), July 9-11, 2015 at Country Springs Hotel and Conference Center in Pewaukee, WI attend for FREE?!! We’re currently looking for presenters and tech topics of interest for our breakout sessions. Give it some thought and submit your ideas!

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Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 355 – We continue our tour of the church and school office with a look at hardware and software, productivity techniques and electronic giving on our next summer wiki migration special episode. (Broadcast date – 08/19/14)

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This week we introduce the new WELSTech Product Demos YouTube playlist, and we’re seeding it with not one, but two, useful demo videos:

 

 

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353 – Baseball, Spam and Tech

WELSTech is back to “normal” this week with Martin and Sallie in their normal locations after many vacation and training travels.  And the WELSTech Wiki migration continues, this week with a look at streaming and podcasting resources. Find out why Sallie is grinning big monkey grins AND pinning away!

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The discussion:

onAir145x125Broadcasting 101 – Martin and Sallie complete work on the infrastructure category on the WELSTech Wiki with a discussion of the nuts and bolts of podcasting and live streaming. Learn more and share your experience with these important communication channels.

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  • SSD vs. SD
  • Control + Enter URL shortcut

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Of interest:

Did you know … Presenters at WELSTech Conference 2015 (wels.net/welstechconf), July 9-11, 2015 at Country Springs Hotel and Conference Center in Pewaukee, WI attend for FREE?!! We’re currently looking for presenters and tech topics of interest for our breakout sessions. Give it some thought and submit your ideas!

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

Episode 354 – Our focus shifts to the church and school office next week as we migrate the WELSTech Wiki content on the topics of childcare management and church management software. (Broadcast date – 08/12/14)

Featured video:

This week we’ve added to the WELSTech Instructional YouTube playlist with one episode of the Broadcast Now video podcast, Communicating While Broadcasting. The podcast was recommended by listener Jason Winget, and you can check out the Broadcast Now playlist to access past episodes.

 

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