Episode 393: What Are Good Practices in Contacting First-Time Visitors?

In Episode 393 of the NewChurches Q&A Podcast, Daniel and Ed discuss follow-up techniques for first-time church guests.

“What are good practices in getting first-time visitors to return?”

In This Episode, You’ll Discover:

  • Why multiple touchpoints are important
  • If a weekly email about church happenings is helpful

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurches):

  • “When somebody visits your church and gives you their name and address they expect and give you permission to do something with it.” – @edstetzer
  • “I suggest a series of contacts over the course of a week that would engage these people intentionally.” – @edestetzer
  • “For first-time visitors, you do need multiple touchpoints.” – @danielsangi
  • “I make sure that a piece of mail or an email gets sent out during the week.” – @danielsangi
  • “Give them an opportunity to engage back with the church.” – @danielsangi
  • “My opinion that weekly emails telling about happenings at the church is really important.” – @danielsangi
  • “Intentionality is required.” – @danielsangi
  • “The worst thing you can do is ask someone to fill out a card and then not reach out to them.” – @danielsangi

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Published June 6, 2019

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