The Basics

The Basics

Keep It Simple I love this idea. Many churches over complicate their website. They write in long-form when they should be thinking scannable copy. Some also list every ministry that has ever lived or breathed at the church. Some that would be for sure out-of-date. Ask...
Who are you trying to reach

Who are you trying to reach

Think About Who Your Audience Is Did you know that your church website is the digital front door to your church for visitors? Have you written your copy as for people who have never stepped into your church? What kind of information do you have on your website and...
Think Mobile

Think Mobile

Think Mobile First Only a few years ago less than 20% of our church website traffic was from a tablet or smart phone. That is now at 60%. Is your church website ready to look spectacular on the go? Read more about what the cost if your website isn’t mobile friendly...
Learn from others

Learn from others

Learn from others This is huge. One thing I’ve noticed serving in the church world is the isolation and inward nature of those who work in that space. Look out to what the wider world is doing. Look at your peers around you and check out what they are doing. Ask lots...
Special Events

Special Events

Information about special events and holy days A lot of folks will first attend your church on Christmas Eve or Easter. They might come for a wedding or children’s recital. Include the times and details of special seasonal and holiday outreach events on your...
Ready Steady Go

Ready Steady Go

Definitive calls to action Create obvious ways for people to do what you want them to do. Most visitors are looking for the same information. Make it easy to click spaces with clear directions like Who We Are, Get Involved, Give Online, Get In Touch, etc. UKChurches...
Organisation

Organisation

Failure to keep it simple Keep your wording clear. Avoid convoluted language and too much content. Check out how successful churches and nonprofits organize their sites. UKChurches Church Website Design
SEO

SEO

Think SEO Over 50% of the traffic to our website is organic searches. People are finding my church website via their search engine. And most of them are visitors. Is your church website SEO ready? UKChurches Church Website Design
Listen

Listen

Listen To Your Audience People are visiting your website all the time. If your don’t listen to your audience it could actually cost you money. Read this story about how one casual giver became a regular giver because of their church’s new online giving system....
Giving

Giving

How can UK Churches help you reach the unchurched? Make It Simple And Easy To Give How quickly can someone give online on your website? Did you know that online giving is now mature and that most people trust the web to contribute to non-profits, churches included....