I have a new obsession. I’ve always been a fan of flavored soft drinks. I know which restaurants in town can add a little shot of cherry in my drink. Then, a cut above that is the good shaved ice. It’s truly one of my favorite treats. There is something relatively new that I just… Continue Reading »
Category Archives: Social Networking
This month, Jamey McElveen, an R&D Programming Manager for ACS, shares some security tips to follow when using your smartphone. And if you’re on church staff, you’ll be interested in his second article on the updated ACS apps that have just been released.
Have you ever planted a small seedling and stayed around long enough to see it develop into a mature tree? When my four children were small we let them pick out “their” tree to plant. Unfortunately we have moved to a different home and now can only get a glimpse of “their” tree when we drive past… Continue Reading »
It started a month or so ago when I was reading a blog. It’s a family friend who has two children that God made uniquely but wonderfully special. (If you want to be inspired by her faith and journey, check it out at – http://baseballsbutterfliesblessings.blogspot.com/) She recently had her son’s super hero birthday party and mentioned the great… Continue Reading »
Think of what can be done and needs to be done in the software for this time of year. Make your list and check it twice! Look through the Constant Contact holiday designs for any festive templates for special communications. Make sure your published calendars are up to date. Set up any special events that need to allow for sign ups. Create any special holiday funds for Online Giving.
Diana Query, the business administrator at Belin Memorial United Methodist Church in Murrels Inlet, S.C., has decades of experience that help her with her job. But she still sees big value in connecting with other locals who use the same church management software she uses. That’s why she decided to host an ACS Technologies User Group at her church.
“As a user, you look at the applications differently than you do in a situation where you’re selling it and providing customer service—and I’ve been on both sides,” she said.
No joke, when I heard Lesley Baker was joining the staff at ACS Technologies, the first word that popped into my head was: “Score!” Lesley was a longtime ACS Technologies client – a super-user, really – and a popular speaker at our annual Ideas to Impact Conference. Now, she’s an Implementation Specialist, and we’re delighted… Continue Reading »
Last week to kill time while waiting on an appointment, I opened Facebook on my phone. There was a lot of commotion in the Facebook community – they had changed the interface. Users were up in arms, “how dare they,” “bring it back,” “this is different!” Instead of status updates about children and daily routines,… Continue Reading »
We recently started Netflix in our house. One of the main reasons was the upcoming arrival of a baby. The irony with a new baby is that you are completely exhausted, but you spend a lot of time watching tv (while feeding). Or at least, that’s my irony. Instead of movies, I wanted a series to… Continue Reading »