How to: Become Valuable on Twitter (Top 10 ways)

How to: Become Valuable on Twitter (Top 10 ways)

This week I read the following 17 Twitter Tips from a social media specialist who attended a conference hosted by Mashable. TWITTER TIPS 1) @jeffpulver, Casting Director, #140conf: “The secret to Twitter is to listen, connect, share and engage. It’s the conversations that matter.” 2) @davepeck, Director of Community, Meshin: “Respond to everybody, positive or negative.” 3) @michiganflavor, COO, MIFlavor.com: “Retweet, retweet, retweet. People love to see their stuff retweeted, and they’ll... Read More

Your Action Steps, No. 8

At The Orange Conference 2011, participants were exhorted to make 10 moves. Over the course of the next few weeks, we’ll look at suggested action steps for each move. Click here for the suggested action steps for number seven. We’d love to hear your ideas too! Leave any of your suggested action steps in the comments section following the post. 8. Meet with your team strategically at least once a month. • Agree to work as one team to manage an overall strategy across all age groups. • Specify a... Read More

Your Action Steps, No. 7

At The Orange Conference 2011, participants were exhorted to make 10 moves. Over the course of the next few weeks, we’ll look at suggested action steps for each move. Click here for the suggested action steps for number six. We’d love to hear your ideas too! Leave any of your suggested action steps in the comments section following the post. 7. Calendar quality time with your family at least once a week. • Have a games night or movie night. • Cook a meal together. • Find an activity the kids... Read More

Leading through the A’s of Special Needs Inclusion

The following is the second in a series regarding special needs inclusion in churches. Click here to read the first post. Family and student pastors unfamiliar with special education often feel underprepared to lead their ministry teams toward better special needs inclusion.  But the success of a leader is often less about their knowledge and prior experience than it is their ability to facilitate a corporate conversation, resource the right people, and generate solution-oriented action steps.... Read More

Your Action Steps, No. 6

At The Orange Conference 2011, participants were exhorted to make 10 moves. Over the course of the next few weeks, we’ll look at suggested action steps for each move. Click here for the suggested action steps for number five. We’d love to hear your ideas too! Leave any of your suggested action steps in the comments section following the post. 6. Rearrange your church schedule to include an FX (Family Experience). • Start a parenting initiative to establish true partnership with the church.... Read More