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Realm Messaging and Your Church

Erin McManaway September 14, 2017

Sometimes you need to communicate to someone in your church quickly. This may be when a meeting time has changed, or you want to check in with the Johnson’s because you just heard Dan was in the hospital. There are so many situations where having real-time messaging can make a huge difference. Realm Connect and… Continue Reading »


Improved Group Communication with Realm

Erin McManaway June 15, 2017

Realm churches that have Connect or Multiply packages may have noticed some changes to the Community section lately. These changes center around your church groups and how the people in these groups can use Realm to communicate better with each other. Groups that enable the new Realm communication tools now have a section called News…. Continue Reading »


Three Twitter Mistakes that You can Avoid

Erin McManaway September 21, 2016

Twitter is a strange type of social media. It has a strict character limit that forces you to condense your message. This makes communication using Twitter more concise, but it also requires more thought, and can sometimes feel intimidating. While there’s not a set of rules on using Twitter as social media for your church,… Continue Reading »


Realm Event Registration: Getting the Party Started

Erin McManaway September 2, 2016

Bringing people together is what ministry is all about. Any church event can inspire congregants and become a place for group fellowship. However, a well-organized event generally doesn’t just happen on its own. If you’ve ever conducted a church event, you know the time and details that go into it. That’s why Realm has introduced… Continue Reading »


Tools to Make Twitter Work Better for Your Church

Erin McManaway November 12, 2015

Back when Twitter™ was still fairly new, I signed up for a personal account. The concept of sending posts that were restricted to only 140 characters was unusual. The idea that you could follow people, see their tweets appear in real time and share those tweets with people who follow you sounded amazing, in theory…. Continue Reading »


Things to Know Before Upgrading to Windows 10

Erin McManaway August 12, 2015

Last month, Microsoft released their newest operating system, Windows 10, as a free upgrade to computers and devices using Windows 7, Windows 8.1 or Windows Phone 8.1. This free upgrade is available until July 29, 2016, so you have until next year to decide whether to take advantage of it. While the prospect of adopting… Continue Reading »


Tips for Getting Started with Windows 8

Erin McManaway February 13, 2014

When you upgrade your computer or laptop to WindowsⓇ 8, you will notice a lot of changes from previous versions of Windows. Take a deep breath and don’t panic! The following tips will help you overcome the biggest changes you will encounter when making the switch to Windows 8. The Windows key is your new best… Continue Reading »


How to Make Windows 8 Feel More Like Windows 7

Erin McManaway February 11, 2014

So you upgraded to the WindowsⓇ 8 operating system, and you want your computer or laptop to look and feel more like the version of Windows you once used. You’ll notice instantly that the new operating system is missing some important things (Start button) and every time you log in, you’re faced with this screen full… Continue Reading »


Mobile Apps that Promote Spiritual Health

Erin McManaway November 12, 2013

Tis the season for giving, and this year, a phone or tablet might be on your gifting (or receiving) list. Whether you pick up the newest Apple device, explore the wide possibilities of Android technology, or just receive a gift card for iTunes or Google Play, mobile apps remain the heart of any mobile experience…. Continue Reading »


Taking Your Events to The City

Erin McManaway July 11, 2013

Bringing people together for worship, learning, or fun is what church community is all about. However, a lot of time and effort can go into planning events, organizing resources, and managing attendees. For churches who have already integrated ACS People Suite with The City, reaching out to church members with event information and providing online registration just got… Continue Reading »

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