Do you want to make it easy for your congregation to keep up with your church? Even when they travel? or when the kids are sick? or when the weather's real bad? Or, or...? The list of reasons can go on and on. A great solution can be Live Video Streaming. It's the power of your local church. Anywhere. And it's easier -- and less expensive -- than you might think! We've made a lot of announcements this summer, and it's not over yet! Clover Sites is pleased to announce our partnership with BoxCast. They are a premier Live Streaming provider and they also know and love the church.
This summer, we are launching Clover Media (today in fact!). Do you know how long it takes to form a first impression? Here's a hint... it's a really short time. Do you know the importance of making a good first impression? Do you know where to get great, high-quality graphics to make that great first impression? Do you know how to get a design set up for your sermons or worship slides? It's robust, it's powerful, and -- best of all -- the answer is here! This summer, Clover Media can solve all your image and graphic problems.
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It's robust, it's powerful, and -- best of all -- it's here! This summer, Clover Image Editor is being released in a BETA version! And we're so excited for you to try it out. Click here to watch the welcome video and see just how much you can learn to do with the new Image Editor! Full use of the Clover Image Editor is included in your Clover membership. Click the new Image Editor button in your Clover Greenhouse. You'll land in what we "in the industry" call an Artboard. Select what kind of file you want to open and get to work. There's a bit to learn, but (as always!) we're here for you on that front, too!
It's that time again -- to announce a new feature on Clover Sites! The media statistics helps you know which of your media items are played most often. This can help you optimize what you share with your congregation and your community. As you learn which topics are popular, you can address those issues more often. Access the statistics panel by clicking straight to it from your Dashboard. This is already live on your site (if you're still on Clover Classic, check out how you can Transition FOR FREE to CS3. Is this your time to upgrade?) and it should pre-populate with some historical listening data. You'll now see an overview of your media stats.
We've all done it. We've had to make a sermon slide, or a bulletin insert. We've all seen some really cool designs online, thought, “Oh, I could totally do that.” AND THEN, we try to copy it but for some reason it just doesn’t look as good? Whether you're trying to design text images that will get likes and shares on social media, or you're using graphics and text to come up with an eye-popping presentation, knowing how to make your text stand out is a crucial component. When it comes to graphic design, however, making cool text is often harder than it looks. That is, if you have no idea what you're doing.
There have been church websites before, there have even been websites using Clover Sites. But you've never seen this design before! We’re so excited to deliver a BRAND NEW Clover Sites design to you! It’s called MAJESTY and we hope you’ll think it’s pretty “majestic.” ;-) See what we did there. Haha, take a look
**Editor's note: If you are already using CS3, you know how great a Text Editor can be. If you're still using Clover Classic, this post is for you!** With the current version of Clover Sites, adding text to your website is as simple as possible. We take care of pretty much everything related to the design so you can literally just type and never have to think about the styling of your text (with the exception of things like bold, italic, and a couple options for text size). Check out the video below -- we explain everything!
You probably know you can use color to completely change the look and feel of your website with Clover Sites. Today, we’d like to show you some of the other things you can do to customize colors on every part of your site. With Clover Sites 3, we really wanted to make the experience of choosing and editing the colors of your site easy and beautiful. We simply had to find a way to make your site magic.
Here at Clover, we are in the business of church websites. Our goal is to help you create a space that you can make completely "yours" and will leave visitors eager to take that next step and check out your church in person. One of the best ways to encourage them to do just that is by making a connection. People are more likely to take the step to engage with your church in person when you’ve taken the first step to engage with them. Easier said than done, right? You can’t connect with visitors to your website if you don’t know who they are! And you can’t keep up with regular attendees checking out your website if you don’t have their information on file.
Last month we released Clover Events. It was exciting, and we are still celebrating with the #SummerofClover (did you read about how you can win a prize?)!! We're ALSO so excited to see how so many of you are already using Clover to share and promote your church's events. Check out a few early examples below and imagine how great your church website could look with a brand new calendar and featured events pages.