Opportunity: Pope Francis’ “Wake Up!” Album & Devotional

FrontGate is working with the Believe Distribution and Marketing service based in Italy to expand the U.S. market distribution of Pope Francis’ successful Wake Up! album, now with deeply discounted pricing for use as a fundraising premium or retail special item. This is just one example of how FrontGate is unique in serving as “Your Gateway to the Christian audience” where we are bridging the gap in the church body while delivering both the Evangelical/Protestant Christian audience and the Catholic audience…

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Case Study: JesusCares Donor Development through Social Media

Since their start in 2003, Groundwire has been leveraging mainstream media and technology in order to share the love found in Jesus Christ with youth and young adults. By placing well-produced and relevant commercials on the most-watched TV and radio stations, they are able to share authentic hope with many who might not be ready to walk into a local church. Each commercial invites the viewer/listener to have a conversation with “someone who understands”. Twenty-four hours a day, there are…

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What You Can Learn About Fundraising From My Daughter’s VBS

This year my daughter’s Vacation Bible School is raising funds to build houses for people in Nepal who lost their houses in the recent earthquake.  Today was the last day of VBS and my daughter was scouring my car for loose change and peeking into my purse for any loose dollars.  She had already given this week, but her enthusiasm to give had grown to the point that donating more money was way more important than Crazy Hair Day. I…

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FrontGate Introduces New Faith-Based Social Media Packages

ENGAGING THE FAITH-BASED SOCIAL MEDIA AUDIENCE SINCE 2007 FrontGate Media has been actively marketing in the social media space since 2007, back when Facebook and Twitter were both still new.  We have proven strategies and social marketing plans that are up to date with the ever-changing world of social media. As Facebook continues to push the social media world into becoming the social marketing world, you know that you need a partner who understands how to reach the Faith-based audience…

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5 Tips To Encourage People Talking on Your Facebook Page

Social media is designed to help us connect with each other and share our life passions and interests for fun, professionally, or for important things!  What do you do when no one is interacting with the posts on your brand’s page? Here are FrontGate’s 5 tips on how to encourage people talking on your Facebook page: Ask questions Imagine you are talking with a friend that hogs the conversation and never asks you about your day or your life. You’ve seen that name…

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Canadian Relief Organization Impact Nations Opens First Office in the United States

Canadian Relief Organization Impact Nations Opens First Office in the United States Founder and COO Relocate to Albuquerque to Facilitate Opportunities and Increase Outreach Debut Campaign Kicks Off Commitment to Provide 100 Water Filters in Kalonga, Uganda Vancouver, B.C. – When Impact Nations launched in Vancouver, B.C., the team believed their mission was to expand into the United States, enabling the non-profit organization to create opportunities and facilitate outreach not only to help those in desperate need around the world, but to…

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NEWRELEASETUESDAY.COM REACHES MASSIVE 1 MILLION PAGEVIEWS MILESTONE

NEWRELEASETUESDAY.COM REACHES MASSIVE 1 MILLION PAGEVIEWS MILESTONE  FrontGate Web Network member site supports Show Hope Foundation and sets goal to raise 1 million pennies in 1 million seconds BOISE, IDAHO—NewReleaseTuesday.com, the largest Christian music and entertainment site online and part of the FrontGate Web Network, is celebrating its first-ever month of 1 million pageviews by rallying its fanbase to raise 1 million pennies for charity in 1 million seconds. NewReleaseTuesday.com—also known as NRT—saw its largest month ever in March 2014, logging…

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Marketing Tip: Top 5 Ways for Non-profits to Increase Donorship

Are you looking for ways to increase your online donorship? If you are a non-profit surviving in this day and age then your answer is a resounding YES! Increasing your online giving isn’t about getting someone to respond to a one-time offer, though it may start there. At FrontGate, we have worked thousands of campaigns over our 13+ years of serving, including past recognition as World Vision’s #1 Direct Email Partner for six years in a row. We have found…

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ChristianCinema.com – Brian Godawa To Host Faith-based Discussion on the film NOAH

FrontGate PR client Brian Godawa is a Christian Author, Screenwriter, and Script Doctor who is no stranger to controversy.  As the author of the non-fiction book HOLLYWOOD WORLDVIEWS: Watching Films with Wisdom and Discernment, and of the Amazon bestselling Biblical fiction title NOAH PRIMEVAL, part of the CHRONICLES of the NEPHILIM series, Godawa has been a much sought after expert on the intersection of faith and film. Brian Godawa To Host Faith-based Discussion on the film NOAH  

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Case Study: Dove Foundation

Founded in 1991, The Dove Foundation has become a key resource for parents everywhere. With detailed, honest reviews, they offer discerning parents a way to pre-screen movies and other products in order to choose appropriate options for their families. The Dove Foundation carefully outlines the amounts of violence, sexual content, and language in current movies, DVDs and more. According to Dick Rolfe, Dove Foundation Co-Founder and CEO, “We were frustrated because we felt inadequate to make selections on behalf of…

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Marketing Tip: Using Hashtags Effectively

Hashtags have become a household term, but some marketers are still struggling to understand the place and purpose of these little words and phrases. The effectiveness of these tiny markers is actually quite huge, when they are used correctly and strategically. Hashtags are being used on almost all of the social media heavy-hitters, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Google+, which means you, the savvy marketer,  need to know about them! Here’s some of the questions you might be asking about hashtags, and…

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Marketing Tip: Growing Your Company Page on LinkedIn

Once you’ve set up your company page on LinkedIn (you can read more about how to do this here), you can do more than just be a stagnant presence on the social network. Instead, you can proactively take steps to make sure you, and your company, get noticed and get your customers engaged. Here’s how to expand your reach and use LinkedIn Company Pages for all it’s worth (it’s easier than it sounds, we promise!):

Marketing Tip: Beginning Your Company Page on LinkedIn

While LinkedIn is useful for individuals to help launch their personal resumes and experience (you can read our top tips for LinkedIn newbies here!), it is also an extremely efficient tool for Christian non-profit organizations, businesses, and brands. By building a personal page as well as a business page, you can double your reach. If you’re a faith-based brand, here’s how to get started!

YOUR FUTURE REFLECTION Hits Stores November 29th, 2013

Dallas, TX (November 5, 2013) – Combining decades of extensive wealth planning and life coaching experience, Guy Hatcher has merged his wisdom and insights into the new book YOUR FUTURE REFLECTION: How to Leave a Legacy Beyond Money, releasing to stores November 29th, published through Inprov Books.

Known as the “Man of 10,000 Kitchen Table Conversations”, Hatcher has created a reputation for going beyond financial planning, taking complex subjects and translating them into simplified, accessible messages. His proven approach merges a blend of money management, tough love and an honest appraisal of core values that create what he calls “a-ha” moments.