A letter from our founder:   In case some of you have never heard it, here’s the short story of why I started Flocknote. After college, I realized how many of my peers were drifting away from the Church. I wanted to help, but I didn’t know how. I quickly realized that to best help… Read More

So you’re afraid that if you open up comments on your blog, your Facebook page, or even on a note you send out through Flocknote (yep, Flocknote’s one of the best ways to have group convos), you might get some mean, nasty or inappropriate comments? I understand. So what do we do about that? Here… Read More

Wondering what the best ways are to “get the message out” to your church members? Here are some of the most common methods…and how effective they typically are. I’m leaving off snail-mail, personal phone calls and robo-calls. When communicating with large groups, these are generally either not cost-effective, not time-efficient, annoying or increasingly not read/listened… Read More

When you think about “communications,” are you forgetting one of the most important things required for good communication? Unfortunately, it’s a very common mistake made by many organizations and often one of the key reasons they are unsuccessful with their communications strategy. They are so focused on just “getting their message out” that they forget… Read More

We asked our users what tips they would give others to be successful with Flocknote. This short guide summarizes their amazing advice: Preparation for launch 1. Know why you are using Flocknote What are you trying to accomplish with Flocknote? How does it serve your organization’s mission? Be more specific than simply “better communication.” (i.e.… Read More

Most organizations waste key opportunities to connect with their members. Any time a person comes in contact with your organization, whether online or off, it’s a key opportunity that you may never get again. Whenever somebody happens upon your website, a Sunday gathering, a blog post you wrote or some other special event, make it a… Read More

“One cannot not communicate” – Paul Watzlawick Is your organization scared to say certain things? To stand up for something? To inspire? Or maybe it just hasn’t gotten its act together using new communication technologies (like proper email lists, text messaging, social media, website, etc)? So it hasn’t put in the effort to communicate using… Read More

You create great content. And then you set up endless outlets and channels to share it: Your website, Facebook page, email list, Twitter, print-outs, etc. It’s tempting to simply come up with good content or a message you want to share, and then copy and paste the same exact thing across all of your channels.… Read More

I talk to a lot of church leaders about their communication challenges. One of the most common things I hear is, “People don’t read email!” I understand why it might seem that way sometimes. But the truth is that people are reading more email today than they ever have before. And they are reading it… Read More

A lot of churches and other organizations used to use some kind of “email marketing” tool (i.e. Constant Contact, Mailchimp, etc.). Now they use Flocknote. Here are some of the reasons why they made the switch to Flocknote: 1. Flocknote is focused on communication, engagement and relationships – not just marketing. That’s because Flocknote was… Read More