7 Simple Things You Can Do To Build A Better Social Following

One of the most common questions we get asked at FrontGate Media is, “How do we get more people to follow us on Social media?”  Today I want to give you 7 simple ways you can promote your social pages. 1. Add Social Links to your email signature. For that matter, everyone in your company should have a link to your social pages in their signature. Every person who encounters your company via email should be given the opportunity to…

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Social Marketing for Your Christian Book Launch

Looking to market your Christian book and make a BIG impact with a small budget?  Using Social Media to launch your book is a solid solution.  Did you know there are many ways to promote using social media beyond just posting on social platforms?  Let us put the internet to work for you! 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…

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Why is everyone picking on Facebook?

Why is everyone picking on Facebook? Does it seem like people are seeing less of your page’s posts?  It’s because they are.  Facebook is moving the industry from organic results to paid results.  At FrontGate, we say that we’re seeing the move from Social Media to Social Marketing.  But before we go waving a finger at Facebook saying, “shame on you for trying to get money out of me”, let’s take a step back.  Perhaps we should be saying, “Thanks for…

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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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How Do I Get More People To See My Facebook Posts and Ads?

How do I get more people to see my Facebook posts and ads? It’s the question of the hour.  I bet you are starting to buy into the idea (pun intended) that you have to purchase an ad or boost a post for your Facebook followers to see it.  You are only part right. Simply buying an ad won’t assure the best results.  Have you ever gone to buy a Facebook ad and the gauge off to the right says that…

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Marketing Trends for 2015 That You Need to Know!

Hootsuite recently released an article about the most recent trends for 2015. With social media and content management ever-changing, it’s important to be aware of the coming round of shifts on the horizon. However, for those who are trying to market to the faith-based audience, the changes have to be tweaked a little more to fit our needs. Here are the things we think will be important for faith-based marketers in 2015 in the changing climate of social media: -Creating cohesive relationships…

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Ministry Marketing & FrontGate: here’s how we serve others just like you

“I started working with FrontGate and immediately our numbers started going through the roof. Not only does FrontGate deliver results, they are a pleasure to work with.” – Jamie Stahler, National Day of Prayer Task Force Did you know that we were named World Vision’s #1 Emedia Partner for 6 years in a row? We are here to help you build your donor base by engaging our 10 million visitors and 5 million email subscribers in our Web Network, AND we go above…

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A List of 723 Bad Words To Blacklist & How to Use Facebook’s Moderation Tool

Did you know that there’s a way for you to proactively moderate your brand’s Facebook page…before posts are even written by your audience? If you’re on admin-level for your brand’s page, you are able to make some simple changes that will not allow certain words to be posted on your page. For faith-based brands, this is also helpful in addition to the profanity-blocker (you can see how to block profanity here). To create a list of blocked words, you can click here…

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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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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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Janette Oke invites readers to join her during live online event Beloved author and her daughter Laurel Oke Logan to host a Facebook party, March 4

Janette Oke invites readers to join her during live online event Beloved author and her daughter Laurel Oke Logan to host a Facebook party, March 4 Contact: Audra Jennings Litfuse Publicity Group audra@litfusegroup.com 903-874-8363 @litfuse Seattle: Long-time fans of Janette Oke will be delighted to learn the author is hosting her first-everFacebook party alongside her daughter and writing partner, Laurel Oke Logan, on March 4, 2014, at8:00 PM EST. During the hour-long live online event, Oke and Logan will be introducing readers to their latest release, Where…

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Marketing Tip: Using Facebook to Promote Your Non-Profit Brand

Facebook is a useful tool for all brands and companies, but can be particularly useful for those who are marketing non-profit brands. Though Facebook can be a treasure trove of resources, some users are confused or lost when they venture onto the social media platform with their cause or company. We have rounded up tips and tricks to help you mak the most of Facebook, and move your cause to the top of the list!

Social Media Tips – Facebook’s Biggest Flaw

When Facebook made the shift from “friend pages” to groups and fan pages, it created some frustration for those who are administrators. If you are an admin of one of these pages, you know that it’s great to gather and gain new fans, and to share your content with them. However, if you are “liked” by a fan who you would like to remove, there isn’t a way to easily remove them.
In what just may be Facebook’s biggest flaw, they offer no way for page administrators to mass admin their fans and followers.