New Media, New Evangelization: An Introduction
Sparked by Pope Paul VI, fueled by Pope John Paul II, and continued by Pope Benedict XVI, the New Evangelization is a call to spread the Gospel with "new vigor, new methods, and a new expression." This talk introduces the New Evangelization and shows how new media technology fits in.
How to Create a Website that will Transform Your Ministry
Your website is the first -- and possibly only -- impression that people have of your parish, school, diocese, or ministry. What impression do visitors get when they visit your website? This talk covers the do's and don'ts of creating a dynamic website and includes the 3 keys to unlocking a website that will help transform your communication -- and ultimately your ministry.
Turning Your Web Presence into a Social Network
How to begin building your online community, engaging that community and making social media work for you. We'll also cover specific tips, tools and techniques to help you get started right away, including the use of email, Facebook, Twitter, blogging, video and more.
The 7 Deadly Sins of New Media...and How to Fix Them
What dangers should you avoid while using Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and blogs? What are the most common new media mistakes? This talk points them out and shows you how to fix them.
30-Minute Media Makeover (live demo)
An exciting 30 minute, real-time challenge where Josh, Matt and Brandon attempt to build an entire web and social media presence — with an affordable budget — right before your eyes in less than 30 minutes. We'll need your help, too! It will be fun, impressive and most of all it will demonstrate just how easy it can be for anyone to use these powerful tools. Don't worry, we'll also provide some free resources that will help anyone (yes, even the most technically challenged among us) replicate it all by themselves when they get home.
If you have a specific question, this time is for you. Maybe you need clarification on something said during the talks, or perhaps you'd like specific advice for your own project. Whether easy or advanced, practial or theoretical, no question is off limits.