Digital Labs blogs

Welcome to the Digital Labs blog. Here you'll find resources and advice on design, photography, social media strategy and more. Aimed specifically at those running social and web projects in churches.

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  1. Embedding video on A Church Near You

    Embedding live and pre-recorded video to your A Church Near You pages

    27/07/2021

    To support churches with their online activities, new features have been added to the site to make it quick and easy to find and share online services and events.

  2. Repurposing video content from live or pre-recorded services

    Repurposing video content from live or pre-recorded services

    08/03/2021

    Your online services are packed with content to share on social media. Be inspired by these 13 simple ideas to try this week.

  3. Understanding video analytics for online church services

    Understanding video views for online church services

    17/02/2021

    Counting attendance at online services is not quite as straight forward as totalling video views, but our guide to video insights is here to simplify it for you. 

  4. How to plan an online church service

    Nine tips for planning your online service

    04/02/2021

    Thinking about taking your online service on a step? Read these nine points for planning your next online service.

  5. 11 essential tips for your next video presentation

    11 essential tips for your next video presentation

    21/01/2021

    Every month, we host a webinar on presentation skills, where we invite attendees to share their tips on what makes an engaging presentation. Read their tips in this weeks blog.

  6. How to create Subtitles for a video

    How to create subtitles for a video

    03/12/2020

    How do you create subtitles for your videos? In this blog, we take you through the steps for Facebook, Twitter, Youtube and Instagram.

  7. Leading sung worship online

    Leading sung worship online

    02/09/2020

    How do we lead people in worship when our circumstances and available resources have? How can we use technology to help people express their worship from their living room or bedroom with authenticity?

  8. 31 amazing tools and resources to support your online - or offline - church services

    24/08/2020

    Churches have been sharing their most used tools and resources used every week in their live streamed services. 

  9. Streaming software for churches

    Streaming software for churches

    17/08/2020

    What are the options for streaming software to use at home or in church? We've selected four platforms that will help take your live stream up a step.

  10. We don't want people to simply watch' How to build connection in your livestream services

    'We don't want people to simply watch' How to build connection in your livestream services

    20/07/2020

    Rev Matt Hogg, St Albans Church in Fulham, shares how they have created commnuity online through simple strategies in their live streamed services