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Websites on mobile devices have changed drastically over the years since their first appearance. Much like the early web, they started as text on small monochromatic displays. With the advent of the iPhone and iPad, mobile computing has exploded and mobile websites have become more and more like their desktop counterparts.
However, you have more than one way to deliver that content to your visitor’s device. The approaches to mobile websites that best fit your church depends on a multitude of factors.
You may not have been aware that there are multiple ways to deliver your website content to mobile devices, yet one phrase may jog your memory: “There’s an app for that.” From mobile-friendly websites to full-on native applications, there are a spectrum of capabilities and associated costs for getting church information in front of your mobile device users.
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Dealing with copyright regulations is not exactly the most fun part of church media, but it is an important one.
In the same way that purchasing a song from iTunes ensures that an artist is properly compensated for their work, proper CCLI etiquette guarantees a paycheck for worship artists. Ignoring the required fees, reporting, and other guidelines required by Christian Copyright Licensing International is just as illegal as downloading bootleg MP3s. As followers of Christ, we must have integrity in these matters — even when it’s inconvenient.
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When a church employee writes a song, who owns it?
When a church employee creates a video for the church, can they sell it to another church?
When a church employee writes curriculum for a regional literature company, who gets paid?
When a church employee writes a book, who owns the content?
And if you have answers to all those questions, what if in all those cases the employee used church resources to create those things (computer, time, and other staff)?