Case Study: Facebook Audience Growth for Christian Leader, Bryan Crum

Bryan Crum is a Christian ministry leader, author, and storyteller who is passionate about shining a light on people’s internal design. With a background as a hospice chaplain, Bryan spent years helping people reflect on life at the end of their lives, pointing them to a Savior who is waiting for all of us with open arms.  Bryan believes everyone has a story to tell and has made it his mission to illuminate people’s stories, spotlighting the “true words written…

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Best Facebook Alternative for Christian Advertising in the Facebook A.D. Era

Have you heard? Meta (the parent company of Facebook and Instagram) removed all Christian and religious targeting options from their ad system. So, for faith-based businesses, charities, ministries, and organizations that don’t have a significant history of successful campaigns, Facebook is as good as dead when it comes to Christian advertising. As a long-term Facebook and Instagram advertiser, that’s not a problem for us at FrontGate, but for many in the Christian world, this is a huge problem. In the…

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Celebrating 2 Years of Serving Christian Journals Direct

The perfect journal to inspire your faith! We’re taking note of the fact that it’s about to be our 2-year anniversary of serving ChristianJournalsDirect.com! We launched with our Women’s Blogger Network reviews of their journals, then for about 2 years now our Facebook & Instagram ad campaigns have continued to drive email subscriptions and journal sales. After these lead generation activities, we follow up by writing and sending weekly email newsletters for CJD, highlighting this retailer’s best-selling, personalized journals for…

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Banned: YouTube & Facebook Censorship

It’s not abnormal for a business to make the decision not to serve or work with someone. In fact, I opted not to renew with a client this month myself.  I still often see signs at shops that say, “We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone.”  Mostly I agree with that. A business should have the final say in what or who they’re willing to support, but when someone as big as Facebook or Google decides they don’t…

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Case Study: Loved + Blessed Subscription Box

Subscription boxes claim a large corner of the online retail marketplace these days, with one of the pioneer boxes, Birchbox, claiming over 800,000 subscribers (source). Loved + Blessed® is one such service, mailing subscribers a beautiful, encouraging box of special products and decor. As their website states: “We want all women to know they are loved+blessed®.  Sometimes in this crazy world we live in, we lose sight of that fact and let the things of this world get us down….

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