5 digital tools every Catholic media pro should be using

5 digital tools every Catholic media pro should be using

It seems like there are new digital tools introduced each day.

I don’t experiment with every app that comes out, but I do feel a responsibility to you and my clients to have some idea of what’s out there and what’s worthwhile. So, I took a quick inventory and created this quick-hit list of the five digital tools I use most often.

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How to use Foursquare as an evangelization tool

How to use Foursquare as an evangelization tool

The other day my friend Domenico from the Archdiocese of Boston posted this on Facebook: Props to Dom and the Archdiocese of Boston for encouraging parishioners to “check in” on social networks when they visit church. This is a small, but powerful way to spread the good news. I regularly check-in to Church on Foursquare. Some […]

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Twitter releases the Lead Generation Card and new security features — what you need to know

Twitter releases the Lead Generation Card and new security features — what you need to know

On Wednesday, Twitter made two BIG announcements: Twitter released lead generation cards and two-factor login authentication. Basically, this will allow marketers to collect leads directly within the tweet. Followers don’t even have to fill out a form because Twitter already has your info (name, @username and email). Here’s what you need to know, how to get started and the implications for digital marketers.

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Top 5 Catholic news sources [updated]

Top 5 Catholic news sources [updated]

With the surprise announcement of Pope Benedict XVI’s resignation, I thought I would share the top five places I go to for unfiltered, honest, non-secularized Catholic news.

These fives news sources for me allow me to not get skewed information regarding the Church or any major news regarding Catholicism.

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Pope Benedict XVI sends first tweet via @Pontifex (Video)

Pope Benedict XVI sends first tweet via @Pontifex (Video)

I didn’t get much sleep last night, because I’ve been sick. Luckily for me being up at 4AM on this Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe had its plusses. His Holiness, Pope Benedict XVI, tweeted his first messages from an Apple iPad Wednesday at 4:28 AM (CST) to more than 1 million followers on his newly started @Pontifex account. […]

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