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On today’s Tech Help for Churches, Twitter: What you’re doing wrong with your profile

A lot of people make a bunch of mistakes when it comes to their twitter profiles. First, your name matters. Choose a name to use based on the type of account. If it’s a church account, use your church’s name. If it’s your personal account, use a personal name.

For the twitter handle, you’ll have to be creative at this point. Maybe you leave out characters or substitute numbers, but it’s the case that you need to make it appropriate to the account. Don’t go with random characters or a joke no one else will get.

For websites, make sure you don’t use your facebook page. Be careful with going with the denominational website, too. That might be seen as tacit agreement with all of their stands and policies (even if you don’t wholly agree).

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Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div.

Paul Alan Clifford, M.Div. has been a tech volunteer with Quest Community Church in Lexington, KY since 2000 and is the founder of TrinityDigitalMedia.com, llc. He became part of the technology in ministry team when his church’s attendance was around 200 in one Sunday service and has witnessed it’s growth to 5,200 average weekly attendance in one Saturday service, four Sunday services in one online and two physical campuses. He literally wrote the book on podcasting in churches, twitter in churches, & servant-hearted volunteering, as well as writing various articles for publications like “Church Production” and “Technologies for Worship” magazines.