Localbookmark.it Enables Churches and Ministries to Have Smartphone Friendly Websites Built in Minutes

Localbookmark.it has launched a Church website creator service that enables Faith-Based Ministries to build websites that are also pre-configured to work seamlessly on mobile devices, such as the iPhone or Android phones. As location based services such as Foursquare and Facebook Places engage tens of millions of smartphone users each day, it is becoming increasingly important for ministries to establish a mobile presence, which is where Localbookmark.it’s Easy Site Creator service comes in.

Sneak Peek at the Biola Media Conference – Digital Session Guide APP

We completed another Advisory Board meeting yesterday for the Biola Media Conference. The conference line up is AWESOME again this year. We also got a preview of the initial draft of the Digital Session Guide App for the conference. I thought I’d give you a SNEAK PEEK.

NewReleaseTuesday.com Smashes Records With Its Crowdsource Community and Growth In Visits & Pageviews

NewReleaseTuesday.com (NRT), a Christian music and entertainment site and part of the FrontGate Media family, has started 2011 with record traffic and growth. From welcoming the 40,000th member to the NRTeam, the largest crowdsourced interactive Christian music community online, to posting triple digit year to date growth, and more than doubling the audience of NRT Radio, there is momentum in every corner of NRT.

AMC and Columbia Pictures VPs to Speak at Biola Media Conference on April 30, 2011

Halleen and Franklin join ten newly added workshop speakers including screenwriter for two Jerry Bruckheimer films Bill Marsilli, producer of “Scary Movie” Lisa Blum, director of Fox’s “Sunset Strip” Adam Collis, world-renowned Hollywood Economics lecturer Bobbette Buster, producer of “Like Dandelion Dust” starring Mira Sorvino, Bobby Downes, co-producer of “Mission Impossible III” Arthur Anderson, Co-Founder of the LA Film Festival, Thomas Ethan Harris, former supervising producer for “The Late Show” Dan Rupple, social media strategist Matt Meeks, production executive Susana Zepeda, and BMC host and founder of Cooke Pictures, Phil Cooke.

Biola Media Conference Adds World-Renown Lecturers To Line-Up: Bobette Buster On Hollywood Economics and Thomas Ethan Harris On Film Festival Strategies.

Consultant to Disney Animation, Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Productions and Twentieth Century Fox, Bobette Buster, and film festival strategist and producer, Thomas Ethan Harris, will join the Biola Media Conference speaker line-up. In its 16th year, attracting more than 700 attendees, the one-day seminar is assembling leading voices in the entertainment industry to inspire those working in cinema and media arts.

HearItFirst.com Sets New Record with 500,000 Visits in January 2011

HearItFirst.com, the leading online presence for the Christian music and entertainment fan, set a new record for visits and traffic in the month of January 2011. According to Google Analytics, the site has received over 500,000 total visits and over 350,000 unique visits in the first month of 2011.

Cornerstone Festival Joins FrontGate Media for Exclusive Representation of Sponsorships for the Festival & Website

FrontGate Media; the leading faith-based, culture-engaged media & marketing group, announced today the addition of Cornerstone Festival to their growing media group roster. Created by the Chicago-based Jesus People USA, Cornerstone Festival is proving again to be the most creative and provocative of the nation’s festivals. With their incredible alternative musical line up, Flickering film screenings, Art Rageous, cstoneXchange, Sports, on-site Recovery Meetings, Children’s programs and more, since 1984 this alternative Christian lifestyle festival has pushed boundaries and challenged the concept of what a Christian festival “should” look like.

FrontGate Media Announces Affiliated NAMM Show Programming & Events Including NAMM’s H.O.T. Zone, Preview of WorshipTogether.com & Cornerstone Festival, and NAMM’s 2nd Annual Night of Worship

FrontGate Media, the largest faith-based media group in total reach to church musicians, announced today their media group’s NAMM Show activities and events.

Creator Leadership Network Premieres The Monica Coates Show

The Creator Leadership Network (CLN) is proud to announce the premiere of The Monica Coates Show. The 30-minute radio show, hosted by author, educator, and music industry veteran Monica Coates, begins its weekly run on CLN’s Creator Worship channel at www.CreatorLeadershipNetwork.com, today, Monday, January 10 at 12:00 noon EST (11:00am CST, 9:00 am PST) with encore presentations 3:30pm, 12 midnight and 4:30am Eastern time.

The Four P’s

Every business school teaches The Four P’s in their basic marketing class. The Four P’s are Product, Price, Place and Promotion. There have been attempts to expand the P’s but in the end, these four areas completely encompass the basics of any business or ministry. By the end of this article, you will be equipped to “wow” your Baptist preacher friends this four point “P” business sermon.

Wired Magazine Co-Founder, Kevin Kelly, To Keynote Biola Media Conference On April 30th At CBS Studios

The Biola Media Conference welcomes one of the most influential voices in the digital revolution, co-founder of Wired Magazine, and futurist, Kevin Kelly, as keynote speaker at the 16th annual Biola Media Conference to be held at the CBS Studio Center lot in Studio City, CA on Saturday, April 30, 2011.

Kelly is a leading voice in technology and its cultural consequences. He is editor and publisher of the Cool Tools website, which gets half a million unique visitors per month. From 1984-1990 Kelly was publisher and editor of the Whole Earth Review, a journal of unorthodox technical news. He co-founded the ongoing Hackers’ Conference, and was involved with the launch of the WELL, a pioneering online service. He authored the best-selling books New Rules for the New Economy, Out of Control and just released his latest book, What Technology Wants and remains a popular contributor to the famed online lecture series “Ted Talks”.

Holt International to Present Winter Jam 2011

or the sixth year running, Holt International will present the Winter Jam Tour Spectacular — Christian music’s largest annual tour. An international adoption and child welfare organization, Holt began partnering with Winter Jam founder and host, NewSong, to raise awareness of the thousands of homeless children overseas.