Church Websites: Design Tips and Best Practices

Church websites are notoriously behind the times in terms of web design and appearance, but yours doesn’t have to be. Here are some good design tips for church websites, to help you avoid common problems and improve the visibility, readability, and aesthetic appeal of your church website. Church Websites – Don’t Do: 1. Goofy Fonts […]

Upgrading Your Website: a Primer

After combing through (literally) thousands of church websites, collating information for our database, I can say with certainty, and a significant helping of grace, that there are numerous church websites that could use a significant “upgrade.” You may or may not be in that category, but more often than not, a church’s website is outdated, […]

Content is Key

We’ve previously written on the subject of Search Engine Optimization, specifically how it applies to listings on KJV Churches. This time, however, I would like to approach some more generalized concepts of SEO and why you need to understand them. Don’t worry, I will keep it from getting too dry! 1. Keywords Years ago, “meta […]

Design: Contemporary or Classic?

Due to the ever-developing nature of the internet, styles and designs change rapidly. Just like clothing fashions, website themes and functionality switch and evolve at a dizzying pace. For a business that uses the web as a front-end for creating paying customers, this requires that they stay on the cutting edge, updating as soon as […]

Updates: Keeping it Fresh

Keeping website content fresh

Many times, church websites are frustratingly out of date and the information is stale and irrelevant. I’ve seen church sites that still have event calendars from 2009 and earlier, and the latest blog posts are even older! The internet makes it easy to create and display content, but keeping it current is a very important […]

What Are People Looking For?

When people visit your website, or your listing page on KJV Churches, what are they trying to find? During my ongoing project to find every Independent Baptist Church in America, I have viewed literally┬áthousands of church sites, some of them excellent, and many of them absolutely abhorrent. What makes them good? Here’s a few Dos […]