Tuesday, July 22, 2014

#ChSocM (Church Social Media) Chat Transcript: Auditing Digital Communications

Tonight we're did a mini-audit of our #chsocm ministries! 

This week's chat moderated by Regina Heater (@reckshow)

T1 Have you ever done a social media audit?
T2 Spotcheck time. Google your brand. Are all of your expected profiles there?
T3 How often do you review your #chsocm profiles to ensure accuracy/completeness?
For T4, pls choose & share links to 1 or 2 of your #chsocm profiles. GO!
T4 Take a moment to browse the shared links. What catches your eye? (generically!)
T4a Which of your own profiles do you feel are really strong? Why?
T4b Which of your own profiles need some polishing? Why?
T4c Which ones need to be discontinued? Why?



Tuesday, July 15, 2014

#ChSocM (Church Social Media) Chat Transcript: Protecting Online Privacy

Online privacy is always an issue and we discussed
it in the particular context of church social media.

Tonight's chat moderated by Marty Davis (@SacredLC

Topics: 
T1: How do you view your role in defending privacy for your members? How does that role differ by social media platform?
T2: Who has access to your church social media accounts and what concerns does this raise regarding members' privacy?
T3: Hacking is a major concern, as every platform has proven vulnerable. How does your church prepare for this?



Tuesday, July 8, 2014

#ChSocM (Church Social Media) Chat Transcript: Looking Back and Moving Forward After 3 Years of Chatting

On 7/11/14 we'll mark 3 glorious years of chatting,
so tonight we celebrated by looking back 
and then looking forward while staying present.

This week's chat moderated by Meredith Gould (@meredithgould)

The topics:
T1: What do you now know about #chsocm that you didn’t know 3 years ago?
T1a: What do you think clergy, lay leadership & congregants know now that they didn’t?
T1b: To what do you attribute such a change of mind and heart about > #chsocm
T2: Since 2011, which social media tools have become less useful/disappeared completely from your #chsocm toolkit?
T2a: Which social media tools have become more valuable for #chsocm since 2011?
T3: How do we meet the needs/interest of those who are brand new to #chsocm?
T3a: How about the needs of those interested in advanced topics/applications?
T4: To date, which #chsocm contribution/achievement (in gen’l or this chat) are you most proud? And looking ahead:
T5: “It’s July 2015 and I'm doing [fill in blank] with #chsocm.”
For Fun: Which chat topic or comment from 2014 stays in your mind/heart?



Tuesday, July 1, 2014

#ChSocM (Church Social Media) Chat Transcript: Joy Shared and Lessons Learned on #SMSunday

We chatted about #SMSunday (Social Media Sunday), 
a nationwide event created by #chsocm chat regulars

This week's chat moderated by Meredith Gould (@meredithgould)

The topics:

T1: In addition to #Episcopal churches, which ones participated in #SMSunday on 6/29/14?
T2: What about #SMSunday worked?
T2a: What was your most unexpected outcome?
T3: What was your most effective tactic for promoting #SMSunday?
T3a Which 3rd party platforms proved the most helpful?
T4: What about #SMSunday could have worked better?
T5: What's your best advice for planning #SMSunday in the future?
T6: How are you following up #SMSunday?



Monday, June 30, 2014

#ChSocM Chat Preview: #SMSunday Lessons Learned


Well, wasn't Social Media Sunday (#SMSunday) a romp?!?

It's Monday and @Storify transcripts plus other goodies are being posted to Twitter and Facebook; the event is being discussed on blogs; analytics are being collected; and we'll be discussing lessons learned during our weekly #ChSocM chat tomorrow at 9PM ET.

My prayerful fantasy is that yesterday we saw, in real time, a tipping point for #ChSocM. Get ready to discuss yours and prep by taking a gander at these (probable)
topics:
T1: In addition to #Episcopal churches, which ones participated in #SMSunday on 6/29/14?
T2: What about #SMSunday worked?
T2a: What was your most unexpected outcome?
T3: What was your most effective tactic for promoting #SMSunday?
T4: What about #SMSunday could have worked better?
T5: What's your best advice for planning #SMSunday in the future?
T6: How are you following up #SMSunday?
Moderating tomorrow night's chat: Meredith Gould (@meredithgould)