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Your LinkedIn Profile Checklist

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Use this list to get your LinkedIn profile ready.  The more informative your profile, the easier it will be for employers to find you.

IntroFirst NameLast Name (add degree and certificate abbreviations after your last name)Headline (Your current title or value proposition statement)Current Position (title)Education (default is most recent institution attended)CountryZip CodeLocations within this area (Dallas Fort Worth area, Fort Worth, etc.)Industry (think broadly about what you do)Summary (include keywords that will help potential employers understand what you do and find you more easily)Media (links or uploads of your work, assignments, or projects)Your Articles & ActivityLinkedIn Articles (reflections on your work, assignments, or projects)Respond to others' articlesLinkedIn Posts (talk about leadership or work-related happenings at work or school)Respond to others' postsExperienceWorkInternshipsEducationDegreesCertificate programsVolunteer ExperienceService projectsSk…

Social Media Discipleship: 4 Tips for Creating Content People Will Share

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Who are you trying to reach with your church's social media posts? Members? Future members? Both?  While you can use the same accounts to communicate with different audiences, you might consider creating different accounts to communicate with people at different stages of the discipleship journey.  For example, with Facebook you could have an inward-facing Facebook group focused on helping members grow as disciples.  You could then use your church Facebook page to focus on the people in your community outside your church.




From a discipleship perspective, church leaders should help members grow their evangelism.  One way to do this is through social media.  Your members likely want to share your posts, but may feel that they only appeal to members or may be more preachy than their friends can handle at the moment.  Many of your members and their friends probably face challenges.  As a church you could share content that can help them overcome those challenges.  Better yet, you coul…