What Happens When Sports Uniforms Become Advertisements?

November 09, 2015

Every nook and, yes, even the crannies of professional and college stadiums, ballparks and arenas are blanketed with advertising.

Every first down, home run and three-point basket is “brought to you by…(fill in the sponsor)” on the local radio broadcast.    

In the multi-billion-dollar industry of sports, no revenue-generating advertising opportunity goes untapped … except for the Holy Grail of America’s Big Four –  the NBA, NFL, NHL and MLB – the uniform.

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Did Yahoo! fumble the NFL's first live-streaming experiment?

November 02, 2015

NFL’s first global live-streaming experiment: A touchdown or fumble?  

As far as gambles go, the NFL’s first live-streamed, online game was a relatively low-risk experiment.  
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5 Steps to Promoting Your Biggest Game of the Year

October 05, 2015

Rivalries. Every school knows which opponents they love to hate. And each year, teams work hard preparing for the big game when - in front of screaming crowds - they’ll face off to declare that year’s victory.

While coaches and players put in hours in the gym, on the courts and fields, there are several things you can do as an athletic director to ensure you successfully promote the big game:

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[Interview]: Can Live Video Streaming Stengthen Your Church Community?

August 13, 2015

Deciding whether to incorporate live video streaming into one's ministry is a complex decision that is facing more and more church leaders around the country. Video streaming is a wonderful tool to better engage communities and touch more lives, but determining if it's right for you can be overwhelming.

It can be helpful to hear from other customers when deciding whether to use a service. In this post, Pastor Charles Moore from First Baptist Summit (Summit, OK) explains why he has found BoxCast to be a wonderful solution for his needs and how streaming his services has brought his community closer together than ever before.

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Top 5 Reasons Your Church Should Be Live Streaming

July 20, 2015

Increased access to the internet has transformed the way people communicate. It is nearly impossible to be in a public place for more than a few minutes without seeing someone use a smartphone to check Facebook, read an article, or send a quick text.

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Why Your Ministry Needs a Strong Social Media Presence

July 02, 2015

Pastors around the country are rapidly discovering the importance of social media.

Social media giants like Facebook and Twitter are no longer solely geared to college students; now, they’re how people of all ages communicate. Church leaders, in their unique position to spread God’s word, have begun to use these platforms to their advantage.

This post articulates why – when it comes to your ministry – social media is here to stay.

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3 Ways to Grow Your Team’s Fan Base

June 25, 2015

We all know there are few things more enjoyable than being in the stands of a great game. Emotions run high and the strangers who fill the arena seem suddenly to be best friends, brought together by the love for your team.

However, generating this enthusiasm for your team doesn’t happen automatically.

Here are three things you can do to build your fan base and foster a community that people are excited to be a part of.

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3 Easy Ways to Grow Your Church

June 18, 2015

If you have fewer than 100 members attend your church on a given weekend, you’re in the majority. In fact, 60% of Protestant churches fall into this category.

And though becoming a mega-church (church bodies that typically attract more than 1,000 adults each weekend) is in no way the goal for most pastors, you probably want your ministry to touch as many people as it can. 

Here are three small things every church can do to grow and become more inviting to its members - old and new alike.

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Is Live Video Streaming Right For Your Church?

June 04, 2015

Churches across the country are finding they can better engage their congregations through live video streaming - a tool that enables viewers to join their communities when they can’t make it to church.

Still, some people question whether live video streaming has a place in church ministry at all. In his article “Stop! Don’t Record Your Church Services,” Brady Shearer of Pro Church Tools claims that “most churches should never video-record their services.”

How valid are his concerns? Is he right? Or is video streaming a great solution for almost any church hoping to connect with its congregation?

Let’s take a closer look at Mr. Shearer’s objections:

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Is It Time to Take Your Church Online?

May 21, 2015

Churches everywhere are starting to stream their services -  is it time for you to consider live video streaming yours?

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