When I first entered the world of Social Media in January of 2012, I was meeting with a business coach. And I vividly remember sharing with her how I REALLY wanted to serve churches; I wanted to help churches with their online presence.
And when I shared this with her, she immediately said, “Don’t do it. You’ll never make money.” And because I was so new to this “harvest,” I took her words to heart and moved forward in other ways.
Well, fast forward to 2017 and you will see that more and more churches today are not only seeking outside help with their online profiles, but they are also hiring full-time Communication/Online Specialists. Churches today are realizing the importance of having a great presence online. Not only are churches hiring people for these positions, but there are now multiple conferences for church leaders around this topic, Facebook groups, coaching groups and self-study courses.
As I’ve thought over this the past few days, I couldn’t help but ask myself, “Did I miss an opportunity to lead in this specific niche?” Continue reading