YOUR FUTURE REFLECTION releases on Kindle and e-book formats on February 3

After a successful launch in traditional print format, Inprov Books will release YOUR FUTURE REFLECTION: How to Leave a Legacy Beyond Money through Kindle and all major e-book formats on Monday, February 3. Author Guy Hatcher’s fatherly wisdom combined with decades of financial planning and life coaching experience has already found a fond audience re-thinking the key elements for families planning for the future.

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!):

Case Study: Project Inspired Book Club – I’m No Angel by Kylie Bisutti

Located in Carol Stream, Illinois, Tyndale House Publishers was founded in 1962 and publishes Christian fiction, nonfiction, children’s books, and other resources, including Bibles in the New Living Translation (NLT). Tyndale products include many New York Times best sellers, including the popular Left Behind fiction series by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins, novels by Francine Rivers, Karen Kingsbury and Joel C. Rosenberg, plus numerous nonfiction works. (Source: Tyndale.com).

Impact Nations Increases Focus on Uganda

As the new year approaches, Impact Nations is gearing up to fulfill their commitment to help improve the extreme needs faced in the community of Kalonga, Uganda. Similar to the model that Impact Nations has used in other areas around the globe, the organization will implement a community transformation strategy that can bring lasting help to this region that currently is facing desperate need.

The JUSTICE FILM FESTIVAL Joins The FrontGate Network

FrontGate Media is proud to announce an agreement with the JUSTICE FILM FESTIVAL, making it the newest addition to the FrontGate family, the largest event and web network in the faith-based market. The second annual one-day film festival will be held February 23, 2014, closing out The Justice Conference. Held at the Downtown Independent in Los Angeles, the Justice Film Festival seeks to promote compelling storytelling, celebrate and showcase high quality films and create a platform for conversation and action among justice-minded individuals and organizations.

Bridgeway Academy Student and 2012 US Olympic Alternate in Gymnastics Elizabeth Price Signs Letter of Intent to Attend Stanford University

Bridgeway Academy Senior Elizabeth “Ebee” Price recently signed a letter of intent, accepting a full ride scholarship to study at Stanford University and locking in a position on the Cardinal’s gymnastics team.
Price, a 2012 US Olympic alternate, has been a fierce competitor not only in sports but in her education as well. With a rigorous training schedule that spans 40+ hours over six days each week, Ebee needed the flexibility of homeschooling. With Bridgeway Academy’s flexible schedule and top accreditation, Ebee thrived, meeting her equally challenging educational goals that would match her thirst for math science, as she aspires to become a biomedical engineer.

Bridgeway Academy Students Collect Gifts and Clothes for Impoverished Children in Haiti

For the past two years, Bridgeway Academy High School students across the country have bonded together to create a Christmas to remember for children living in poverty in Haiti. Currently, the students are in their final 2 weeks collecting gifts that will be distributed over Christmas by the Koczman family, who homeschool with Bridgeway Academy.

Making YouTube Work For Your Brand

There are over 100 hours of content loaded to YouTube every hour, and over 1 billion users visit the site in a given month. With all of this content, how do you set yourself apart? YouTube is a more intimidating platform than Facebook, because the idea of making videos can be stressful and more expensive. Even though your company or brand may be active on Facebook, Twitter, and Klout, if they neglect YouTube, you will miss out on a massive audience by not taking on the challenge. It’s not as scary as it looks, we promise!

Case Study – National Day of Prayer Task Force Social Media

The National Day of Prayer Task Force is a privately funded, non profit, organization that exists to help instigate the practice of prayer among Americans, and “encourage personal repentance and righteousness in the culture” (National Day of Prayer Task Force, 2013). The National Day of Prayer was instituted by Congress and President Truman in 1952, and in 1988, President Reagan amended it to be the first Thursday in May. The Task Force is led by Mrs. Shirley Dobson, and desires to help spread awareness about the day of prayer and help encourage participation in the event.

Story Is Still Everything, and Lucas and Spielberg Are Also Right

I just read an article in Variety about a panel hosted by the USC School of Cinematic Arts. It’s a must read based for those of us working in faith-based entertainment, and in Christian ministry or for-profit communication.
This isn’t just about faith-friendly or faith-based entertainment. The summary concept at the end really applies to everything we do to communicate, from the content we create into products or outreaches, right down to the promotions and ads we create to draw people to them.

FaithLauncher Joins FrontGate Web Network for Exclusive Representation of Crowdfunding Projects & Promotions

FaithLauncher Joins FrontGate Web Network for Exclusive Representation of Crowdfunding Projects & Promotions “Crowdfunding isn’t a new way of investing, but how we see ourselves as participants and investors in companies. This year alone (2012), an estimated $3.2 billion dollars is expected to be raised through donation-based crowdfunding platforms.” – Forbes Orange County, CA,– FrontGate, the leading faith-based, culture-engaged, media & marketing group, announced the addition of the new FaithLauncher crowdfunding community to their growing web network roster. FaithLauncher is…

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Transparent Production’s Fishfest Joins FrontGate for Representation of Sponsorships & Promotions

  Transparent Production’s Fishfest Joins FrontGate for Representation of Sponsorships & Promotions Orange County, CA – FrontGate Media; the leading faith-based, culture-engaged media & marketing group, announced today the addition of Transparent Productions’ Fishfest 2013 to the company’s Christian festival group for representation of custom sponsorships and promotions at the event. Founded in 2002, Fishfest is an annual, all day Christian music festival held at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Irvine, California.  As other festivals have declined in recent years, Fishfest continues to…

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