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297 – eBook Ch 4: Events and Announcements

This week’s WELSTech features a discussion of sharing events and announcements on your web site plus photography picks, news on upcoming events (and an iPad giveaway) and some great listener contributions.

The discussion:

Share the news – Martin and Sallie continue the WELSTech 2013 Summer series, Church & School Website Content, with some helpful tips on sharing news on you web site. More and more members and school parents are consuming small bits of news in a more immediate time frame than in the past. Listen for ideas on breaking up your print newsletter into smaller stories throughout the month and establishing a Communication Committee to coordinate and facilitate news reporting.

Picks of the week:

Of interest:

  • (23:04) WELSTech turns 300 in just 3 weeks! Join us live at 5 p.m. Central on July 30 from the floor of Synod Convention at Martin Luther College – Live streamed via Hangouts on Air
  • WELSTech Camp is coming up on September 14 at Martin Luther College in New Ulm, MN. Register and attend the free event to be in the drawings for a Mimio Teach Bar and 16GB iPad!!

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(34:04) Episode 298 – Live streaming video is the topic of next week’s chapter in the continuing summer WELSTech eBook. (Release date – 07/16/13)

The featured artist:

(34:50) We close with the music of WELS musician and staff minister Benhur Khamrang (Reverbnation) – Our Creed

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293 – eBook Ch 2: God’s Word

Today on the WELSTech Podcast Martin and Sallie share ideas for incorporating the greatest content of all, God’s Word, into your website in chapter 2 of their summer eBook series. Martin talks “travel time” on his keyboard, of all places, and Pinterest is the grand finale.

The discussion:

God’s Word – The WELSTech 2013 Summer series – Church & School Website Content – continues as Martin and Sallie explore many great ways to incorporate God’s Word into your web site. If “Content is King” on websites, then God’s Word is truly the “King of Content” which can be featured there. This chapter of the eBook features a multitude of ideas to do just that – incorporating ready-to-use content from a variety of sources as well as re-purposing and creating your own Bible study materials.

Picks of the week:

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(35:03) Episode 294 – WELSTech is twice as nice this week as Martin and Sallie bring you an extra podcast. Tune in Thursday for “Live from Google Summit”. (Release date – 06/20/13)

The featured artist:

(36:13) We share the music of Michael Armstrong (pinemountainmusic.com) – The Days Of Old

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292 – eBook Ch 1: The Home Page

Today on WELSTech Martin and Sallie begin their lite summer schedule focusing on website content. Even though the show is abbreviated, they’ll still share picks of the week and some helpful community feedback.

The discussion:

Home Sweet Home – Summer has officially arrived on the WELSTech Podcast as we kick off our 2013 Summer series – Church & School Website Content. Knowing that “Content is King” when it comes to websites, Martin and Sallie are dedicating the summer to sharing ideas for content to put on your site. Today we start at the very beginning with a look at your Home Page. We invite listener additions to the content we’ve come up with as critical for inclusion on your home page.

Picks of the week:

Community feedback:

Coming up on WELSTech:

(28:55) Episode 293 – Next week we tackle installment 2 of our summer series, Church and School Website Content: God’s Word. (Release date – 06/18/13)

The featured artist:

(29:37) We close the podcast with the music of pianist Kirk Meyer (www.kirkmeyer.com) – The King Of Love My Shepherd Is

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