CWS Podcast – Ep. 55: Your Opinion Does Not Matter

cws-podcast-logoI hate to be the bearer of bad news, but if you are a pastor in your late 40′s, your opinion of a website aimed at an early 20′s audience really does not matter. Well now that the awkward part of this article is over, I will move on to what really counts; and that is if your church website is meeting the established business goals. In this article I will explore different ways the decision makers can provide good feedback and shape a great experience for your target audience.

Topics Covered

  • Soliciting feedback
  • Providing feedback
  • Considering the audience

Action Item

Keeping your opinion out of the mix is indeed difficult. I hope these three tips can keep your head in that right frame of mind. But to fully understand your audience requires research and relationships. Research the demographic you are targeting and gain as much objective data about them. Secondly, establish relationships and understand their culture. Find them in their environment and engage them. Not only will you be gathering good subjective data, you just might be talking to your newest member!

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Author: Stephen Morrissey

I have been making websites since 1996, and using social media since 2006. My current profession is designing user experiences for corporate software, websites, and mobile applications. I started sharing my knowledge with the world in 2011, about a year after a revival in my faith.