Bible Gateway Interviews

Bible Gateway Interviews Glenn R. Paauw on Saving the Bible from Ourselves Over centuries, Bible scholars and publishers have increasingly added “helps” to the Bible—chapter divisions, verses, subheads, notes—in an effort to make it easier to study and understand. But have these study aids instead grown to be impediments to the Bible’s original intent? Rather than being a culture-shaping force, has the Bible come to be regarded as a database of quick and easy answers to life’s troubling questions? Bible Gateway…

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David C Cook Wins Two Christian Retailing’s Best Awards

David C Cook Wins Two Christian Retailing’s Best Awards Colorado Springs, CO, June 30, 2016—Announced Monday at Unite 2016 in Cincinnati, David C Cook took home two 2016 Christian Retailing’s Best awards, one in the Bibles: Teen category and a second in the Auto/Biography category. A phenomenal bestseller, The Action Bible Study Bible, ESV, winning in the Teen Bible category, introduced millions to the Bible with its unique story-telling and dramatic comic book-style illustrations. Combined with the complete text of the ESV translation, this study essential Bible helps preteens build a…

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Christian Standard Bible (CSB) Announces Publishing Partners-Baker Publishing and David C. Cook

Christian Standard Bible (CSB) Announces Publishing Partners-Baker Publishing and David C. Cook NASHVILLE, Tenn. – (June 28, 2016) B&H Publishing Group is pleased to announce that fellow evangelical publishers David C. Cook and Baker Publishing Group will be using the Christian Standard Bible® (CSB) in resources beginning in Spring 2017. Last week B&H announced the completed revision of the Holman Christian Standard Bible (HCSB). Renamed the Christian Standard Bible (CSB), the text will be available in a full line of Bibles for…

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FrontGate Media’s Offer of the Week – Are you using VIDEO to increase your impact?

Happy Monday morning to our Christian media marketing and our NAMM industry advertising friends!  As you know, Monday means Special Offer Announcement, so without further ado… According to the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB), video inclusive ads are outperforming other ad formats in all situations. They raise overall awareness and help viewers to understand and engage your message. Our exclusive Videobar® will play your commercial spot, book trailer, film trailer, cause promo, interview, music video, or any other video DIRECTLY inside our banners….

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FrontGate Media’s Offer of the Week – Christian Books Direct Email and Podcast

Introducing New Opportunities For Authors & Books Through NewReleaseTuesday.com

The following is open to any publisher or author who purchases site-wide advertising from NRT’s Book Media Kit (excluding the Author of the Month program).

iTickets Announces $.95 Ticketing Fee – Self-Serve Option Part of Expanding Services

iTickets announced today the launch of a “$.95 Self-Serve” ticket program. This option provides a quick, easy and affordable solution for those who wish to handle selling tickets themselves with the option of passing the savings on to the ticket buying customer. The self-serve program relies strictly on purchasing online and issuing print-at-home tickets. iTickets also announced a new plan which adds complete toll free phone center support along with event marketing support for $1.50 per ticket. iTickets is offering comprehensive marketing packages at no additional cost to the promoter.

NewReleaseTuesday.com Ranks #1 & Welcomes 50,000th Member To Its NRTeam Christian Music Community

Boise, Idaho – NewReleaseTuesday.com (NRT), a Christian music and entertainment mega-site and part of the FrontGate Media family, has reached another milestone in its rapid ascension as the #1 Christian music website. The NRTeam, the largest crowdsourced interactive Christian music community online, recently welcomed its 50,000th member, immediately on the heels of record traffic posted in August 2011.

In the past three months, NewReleaseTuesday.com has consistently ranked #1 in Christian media sites on independent traffic aggregators Compete.com and QuantCast.com.

In just over six months, the site has added 10,000 members to its online community, averaging 1,650 new members a month, an increase of 28% over previous month to month growth in 2010.

What are the IAB Standard Ad Sizes

The IAB Ad Unit Guidelines are used by marketers, agencies and media companies in the creating, planning, buying and selling of interactive marketing and advertising. The standards are set by the IAB’s Ad Sizes Working Group which meets on a bi-annual basis to review proposed new ad units and issue updated voluntary guidelines as appropriate.

We Cry Out Tour Featuring Grammy-Nominated Jeremy Camp, GMA Artist of the Year Francesca Battistelli & and Special Guest Adam Cappa Joins FrontGate Media for Exclusive Representation of Tour Sponsorships & Advertising

FrontGate Media; the leading faith-based, culture-engaged media & marketing group, in partnership with Southside Entertainment and Jeremy Camp announced today the addition of the “We Cry Out” Tour to their growing media and event group roster. FrontGate Media is managing all aspects of the tour’s sponsorships and advertising options, creating custom tour promotions for partners that will allow companies and ministries an opportunity to impact the Camp/Battistelli audience.

Clicks Are Just a Part of the Picture

I just reread an article from the Center for Media Research that ties in well with and expands on my previous blog on What should your advertising do? Media giants MediaMind and comScore have already reported that the advertising industry-wide decline in clickthrough rates appears to have plateaued, and that this all-important clickthrough metric illustrates only a small part of the overall return on the ad. In fact, comScore found that only 20% of conversions took place directly after clicking on an ad. The other 80% of conversions were post-impression conversions, results of the branding and awareness that were created by the ad.

Top Faith-Based Media Group FrontGate Media Celebrates Milestone 10th Anniversary with Impressive Best Sales Month in History of Company and Growing Client Roster

FrontGate Media is honored to be celebrating their 10th Anniversary serving the faith and family values audience. Since its inception, FrontGate has strived to connect values-based companies and products to concerned and engaged faith-based consumers. In this first decade, FrontGate can boast the title of achieving the status of #1 in reach to the culture-engaged audience in the faith and family market.

The Web Marketing Association Names FrontGate Media As THE Best Faith-Based Website In Its 2011 Internet Advertising Competition Awards

  Orange County, CA – Each year, the Web Marketing Association names the Best Website as part of the annual Internet Advertising Competition (IAC) Awards. Now in its 9th year, the IAC Awards are the first and only industry-based advertising award competition dedicated exclusively to online advertising. The awards are named by a panel of industry judges who review the entered advertising using seven criteria: design, ease of use, copywriting, interactivity, use of technology, innovation and content.    For 2011, the IAC…

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