Heal Your Church WebSite

Teaching, rebuking, correcting & training in righteous web design.

March 14, 2013
by meandean
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Somebody Bought The Domain Name For Guy Fieri’s Restaurant And Put Up A Ridiculous Fake Menu

About a month ago, I laughed out loud when I read the Business Insider article entitled ‘Somebody Bought The Domain Name For Guy Fieri’s Restaurant And Put Up A Ridiculous Fake Menu …’ My favorite menu item being the ‘Panamania!’

Point is, when considering domain names for your organization’s website, or microsites for initiatives therein, why not consider buying some of the alternative domain names someone might use during a guess or a search for said site? Continue reading

April 15, 2010
by meandean
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Sarah Palin gets trashed by old-school security flaw

Sarah Palin got trashed the other day. Well, actually, an in-tact draft of her speaking contract with California State University got tossed in the trash resulting in some potentially embarrassing details.

The take-away from this incident is not political, but rather it reminds us of some rather some good old fashion security precautions we need to take when dealing with other people’s data.
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July 10, 2008
by meandean

Follow-up: bad church web design inspired by bad theology

Judging from the feedback on my last post – I’ve either let you down or built you up. To those who were critical, thank you for your honest comments in love. It is always welcome. To those who sent private form-feedback, I’m glad I was able to encourage you. To those confused – I think I need this follow-up post to clarify some points. Continue reading

June 3, 2008
by meandean
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5 things we can learn from the Winston-Salem Hampton-Inn Toaster Czar

This weekend, I ran into an elderly gentleman whom appointed himself the ‘Toaster Czar’ in a fashion similar to the infamous ‘Soup Nazi’ of Jerry Seinfeld fame. I made the mistake leaving my bagel momentary unattended to go get coffee while trying to enjoy the complimentary breakfast at the Hampton Inn Winston-Salem-I-40/Hanes Mall. Here are 5 things your church and/or charity webmaster can learn from this experience: Continue reading

May 8, 2008
by meandean
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Is Church marketing dead? Nope, just stuck on stupid!

There’s no getting around it, despite the efforts of many to teach, rebuke, correct & train in righteous web design, there still exists a great cloud of witlessness when it comes to the Church’s presence online. A fact painfully corroborated by the persistent body of ‘kitsch‘ out there that distracts, annoys and otherwise drives-away people seeking and/or serving the Lord. Continue reading