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Facebook just validated the bot movement for businesses

The battle for our attention has once again shifted to a new technological plane within the mobile space. The industry now is starting to turn its attention away from apps and instead focusing on a new interface to drive “conversational commerce,” a concept first named by social designer Chris …

Chatbots

Today's Best Deals: $20 Off Kindles, Activewear, Nightlights, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on …

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25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

5 min read<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, especially in the cutthroat startup race, where half of …

Motivation

This wooden portable arcade will convince you to drain your piggy bank

Here at Engadget HQ, we're no strangers to Love Hultén's design prowess. Having caught our eye a few years back with the R-Kaid-6 wooden console, the Swedish gadget maker is at it again -- only this time a mobile arcade option is the project. With the R-Kaid-R, Hultén keeps with the natural …

Creating a "Meet The Team" Page in WordPress | CSS-Tricks

By Kevin Leary On October 9, 2013<p><i>The following is a guest post by Kevin Leary. I was pretty stoked to get this guest post submission from Kevin</i> …

The Day We Visited the Dying Church

It’s hard to believe, but it was over ten years ago. Our family was out of town. While we were away, we went to a service at a church that was very …

I’ve Been Fired from a Ministry Role…Now what?

Being let go from any job is a blow to the ego; unfortunately, being let go from a ministry position can be a blow to the soul as well

Digital Event Signup - ChurchMag

Attendees at my church the past few weeks were greeted with a number of tables decorated with linen cloth, finger foods, and paper signup sheets. We …

Lead Gen 101: How to Create an Intuitive Website Conversion Path

Create the perfect conversion path to make sure you don't lose out on leads, and create a great user experience in the process.

Marketing

5 Characteristics Millennials Are Looking For In Church

The group of people who are referred to as Millennials is too big to be characterized as a cohesive unit, and they didn’t all decide to leave the …

Millennials

A library of free resources & a directory of causes curated to help Christians work together and share.

Find It<p>We spend months looking for great resources and causes so you can focus on what you do best.<p>Get It<p>Next we acquire resources using …

10 Ways To Lose Great Church Staff Members

by Jay Mitchell, Executive Search Consultant, Vanderbloemen Search Group<p>In our work as search consultants at Vanderbloemen Search Group, much of the …

5 Telling Questions You Should Ask If Your Church Isn't Growing

Chances are you didn’t get into leadership to see your church stop accomplishing its mission.<p>One of the primary missions of the local church is to …

Role Descriptions: An Effective Tool for Recruiting Volunteers

Role descriptions can be used as a tool for recruiting volunteers. They help you emphasize the seriousness of the role and its importance to the …

7 Tools to Dramatically Improve Your Social Media Productivity

There are so many social media channels and it’s very difficult to keep up.<p>As soon as you feel you are making progress, the new shiny social network …

3 Myths That Kill Strategic Planning

In its simplest form, strategic thinking is about deciding on which opportunities to focus your time, people, and money, and which opportunities to starve. One of history’s greatest strategic thinkers, Napoleon Bonaparte summed it up this way: “In order to concentrate superior strength in one …

7 Things Great Leaders Always Do (but Mere Managers Always Fear)

Are you a great leader or a mere manager? Here's how to tell the difference.<p>When I think about the difference between <i>great leaders</i> and <i>mere managers</i>, I think back to a day when I put my foot in my mouth.<p>I was working as a lawyer for a giant government bureaucracy then. One of my bosses had a fancy …

Leadership

4 Tips to Improve Youth Ministry Social Media Failure

In the months of February, March, and April of 2014, I did an academic research project for my Masters degree at Denver Seminary that surveyed more …