Choosing a Bulletin Service

The difference between a Bulletin Printing and Publishing Service

Bulletin Printing Service
There are 3 major bulletin companies that have been printing since the 1960s. Each print over 1500 bulletins from different offices located throughout the United States. They provide computer software and training to use templates in an assembly line approach to printing the bulletin.Bulletin-Publishing

The templates are pre-set and the bulletin editor must assemble and conform copy and art to fit on the page. Once the template is completed it is sent via the Internet to a print house where it is printed, folded and returned to the parish ready for distribution. Continue reading

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Digital Strategy includes having the right person as your Information Specialist.

Building a  website is not the end of your strategy…it is the beginning.
Your church community is active in fellowship and and so should your website. Not only should the website be informative and carry value it should engage the visitor to want to return and  that requires the ability to create great content. One of the necessary skills for your information specialist. Continue reading

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Involve your whole parish community!

The parish community is a great and wonderful thing. It has power to do good in the world and make great strides for communities. It is the strength of numbers and love that make the most difference. Bring that intensity and togetherness to the online world.

Using a services such as Websites by Bartleby a parish enables you to communicate and work together with professionals about the nature of the website and the delivery of its content. Furthermore, development with Websites by Bartleby allows for information updates, editing processes to enable full interaction with the needs of the parish community.

Websites by Bartleby uses WordPress to develop parish websites. WordPress is a straight forward, easy to use, made for consumer editing. We have put together a small tutorial manual which you can reference while making updates.

The key to a successful parish community website is the upkeep and constant delivery of content. What’s new? Events, stewardship, photo albums, religious content. These are the aspects of the parish and so they are aspects of a parish community website.

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3 Ideas to Improve your Bulletin!

1. Check In with your bulletin editor or pastor every month.
Besides the every week review of bulletin content, pastors/administrators take 15 minutes to visit with the person that actually edits the bulletin and ask her about your bulletin service. Bulletin editors; visit with your pastor about the bulletin. You both may be surprised at what you learn. Continue reading

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