Fiction Book Case Study: Mount Hideaway Mysteries

“Mount Hideaway Mysteries,” written by Vincent Christopher, is a family-friendly book and movie series for teens and adults. It features strong female characters, examples of engaged parenting, positive portrayals of Christians and Homeschoolers, and a lot of action, adventure, and mystery.   The first book in the “Mount Hideaway Mysteries” series was recently released, and FrontGate Media was hired to help promote the book through our Women’s Blogger Network. The campaign took place over 8 weeks with the goal of increasing…

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Christian Journals Direct: Blogger Report Case Study

Christian Journals Direct offers personalized Christian journals to help inspire your faith every day. The journals feature different Bible verses at the bottom of every page, personalized to include your name into each Scripture making God’s Word uniquely personal. Perfect to give to a family member, child, or friend, these meaningful Christian journals are one way to refresh your spirit and restore balance, organization, and focus in your life. As part of an audience and sales growth campaign that includes…

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7 Reasons Authors Should Use a Book Trailer

It’s safe to say most people are familiar with movie trailers. They used to be shown in theaters before the feature film starts (if you get there soon enough to watch them). Trailers provide 2-3 minutes of some of the best clips from the film with an intriguing voiceover script that leaves you begging for more (or so the producers hope). Even after a film is released, potential viewers watch movie trailers to decide whether or not they think the…

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What is PR? Strategies for Success in Christian PR

A lot of clients come to us and say, “I need PR.” They hear PR is the best marketing value. They see PR in action out in the marketplace. They want in on that action. If you are one of those people who want to invest in PR to promote your latest project, here is everything you need to know about strategies for success in Christian PR. For PR to Work, You Must Be Newsworthy The first and most important…

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Increase Your Impact This Easter

Increase Your Easter Impact Easter is quickly approaching, and now is the perfect time to optimize your Easter campaign to target and reach the right engaged Christian audiences looking to grow in the Kingdom. At FrontGate Media, we offer hundreds of digital advertising opportunities through our Christian & Conservative digital media platforms reaching more than 10 million UVM, 20+ million email subscribers, and even more millions of Social Followers. Let us help you execute an effective campaign to reach the right people…

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FrontGate Media Celebrates 20 Years: An Interview with Founder Scott A. Shuford

An Interview with FrontGate’s Founder and CEO Scott A. Shuford This year, FrontGate Media celebrates 20 years of connecting YOU to the Christian audience through marketing. Hear from FrontGate founder, Scott A. Shuford on how the agency grew and continues to grow in the face of an ever-evolving industry and unexpected events like the COVID-19 pandemic.  Twenty years ago, what made you want to start FrontGate Media?  After establishing my secular market ad agency, I realized that my friends in…

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Christian Marketing in the New Year: Our December 2020 Newsletter

Christian Marketing in the New Year Greetings! As a marketer, you are probably wondering about the best ways to capture the attention of your target audience in 2021 with Christian marketing.  There are three main Christian consumer behavior trends you will likely see in 2021. Due to changes brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, how you advertise in the new year matters more than ever. Discover what your target audience will be looking for in 2021 and how you can…

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Christian Leadership Alliance to host The Outcomes Conference – April 17-19, 2018 in Dallas

Christian Leadership Alliance to host The Outcomes Conference – April 17-19, 2018 in Dallas Jan. 31 savings deadline to register for this powerful Christian leadership event! San Clemente, CA – Christian Leadership Alliance (CLA) will host the annual Outcomes Conference, a dynamic annual event designed exclusively for today’s Christian leaders from April 17 – 19, 2018 at the Hyatt Regency Dallas. Jan. 31, 2018 is the deadline for best conference registration pricing. The theme of the 2018 Outcomes Conference is…

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Crisis Publishing Initiative draws Christian publishers worldwide

Crisis Publishing Initiative draws Christian publishers worldwide (Colorado Springs, CO) – Some of the most serious crises threatening the world today were the focus of the Crisis Publishing Initiative conference in Sopron, Hungary, last month. The event, hosted by Magazine Training International, drew some 60 Christians in publishing from 22 countries. Journalists heard experts give up-to-date data on migrant movements, religious liberty, and human trafficking. And they attended workshops offering practical help in covering war zones, natural disasters, and refugee camps….

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Industry pioneer John Bass passes

Industry pioneer John Bass passes COLORADO SPRINGS, CO. – Former CBA Executive Director John Bass passed away Nov. 5 at age 91. Bass led CBA from 1965-1985, and is credited with visionary thinking that grew the association from 800 member stores to more than 3,200 members, as well as forging the path for technology implementation that would result in the POS and e-commerce systems used today. During his leadership, he expanded workshops and the education program, transformed the association newsletter to…

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Bestseller “Capital Gaines: Smart Things I’ve Learned Doing Stupid Stuff” available for review, excerpts, giveaways, and Q&A’s

Bestseller “Capital Gaines: Smart Things I’ve Learned Doing Stupid Stuff” available for review, excerpts, giveaways, and Q&A’s We all know Chip Gaines as the funny, hardworking family man who can take an ordinary house and – with the design skills of his wife, Joanna-turn it into a place anyone would be glad to call home. While The Magnolia Story was the first book from the HGTV Fixer Upper stars offering their fans a detailed look at their life together, Capital Gaines will delve deeper into Chip’s story and the experiences that…

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Book about how to listen to sermons sells over 100,000 copies

Book about how to listen to sermons sells over 100,000 copies Purcellville, VA—Why on earth does anyone need a guide on how to listen to sermons? Don’t we simply need to be there and stay awake? The fact is, much more is involved in truly listening to Bible teaching than just sitting and staring at the preacher. Jesus said: “Consider carefully how you listen.”   Listen Up! A Practical Guide to Listening to Sermons (The Good Book Company, May 2009)…

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Christ Centered Life Store, with the help of Christian vendors, distributes to thousands affected by Hurricane Irma

Christ Centered Life Store, with the help of Christian vendors, distributes to thousands affected by Hurricane Irma FORT MYERS, FL (10-25-17) – Christ Centered Life Store is thankful for the support of the Christian Vendors  that helped put thousands of items of encouragement in the hands of Hurricane Irma victims in Southwest Florida. Christ Centered Life Store reached out to its vendors and asked for help to get these items into the hands of Hurricane Irma victims in Southwest Florida….

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Ramona Richards named associate publisher at New Hope Publishers

    Ramona Richards named associate publisher at New Hope Publishers (BIRMINGHAM, Ala.) October 30, 2017— Ramona Richards has been named associate publisher at New Hope® Publishers. Joining New Hope, then a division of Woman’s Missionary Union®, in March 2017, Richards was hired as managing editor and was promoted to associate publisher when Iron Stream Media acquired New Hope in September 2017. She has been in the Christian publishing industry for more than 35 years and has held positions with Abingdon Press,…

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NavPress Title, “Wounded Children, Healing Homes,” featured on NBC’s Emmy-nominated drama “This Is Us”

NavPress Title, “Wounded Children, Healing Homes,” featured on NBC’s Emmy-nominated drama “This Is Us” “This is Us,” the Emmy-nominated drama that airs Tuesdays on NBC, referenced a NavPress title in its fourth show of the second season that aired Oct. 17. In the episode, “Wounded Children, Healing Homes: How Traumatized Children Impact Adoptive and Foster Families” is read by Randall and Beth Pearson (played by Sterling K. Brown and Susan Watson), who have recently become foster parents.  “Wounded Children, Healing Homes,” which was written by Jane Schooler, Betsy Keefer Smalley,…

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