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For a Successful Podcast, Do These Five Things

Here’s what you need to know to host a successful podcast! If it seems like everyone is making and listening to podcasts these days, it’s because everyone is. Podcasts have around 68 million active listeners, and there are about two million podcasts in production. So if you want to raise brand awareness, spread a message, or just have fun recording with your friends, there is a lot more data on what works in terms of having a successful podcast. Consider Your Target Audience It’s easy to get sucked into the trap of wanting to make a podcast everyone likes, but…

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Helping Your Parishioners Meet Their Spiritual Needs During the Pandemic

Churches haven’t stopped serving their parishioners during the COVID-19 pandemic, yet those services tend to look different now than they did at the start of the year. As houses of worship work to accommodate their community, Audio-Video Group is developing more and more ideas to make church accessible. Hybrid Service Model & How It Works In-person capacity is likely to continue to be limited through the winter, including the winter holiday season. Many churches use a hybrid model for services, much like classroom teachers are doing throughout the country. In this setup, the churches have some parishioners in person (with…

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How to Manage Overflow in Stage One Reopening

With Maryland set to enter stage one reopening, everyone will have questions about which businesses can re-open and how to do that safely. In particular, houses of worship will want to begin providing more in-person services without risking their parishioners’ health. At Audio-Video Group we have budget-friendly technology that can help. First, it is important to know that because of the community-based approach to Governor Hogan’s amended executive order, not every county is set to re-open on the same schedule. Some, including Frederick County, is not ready to loosen restrictions. If you are not sure whether your county will be…

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We Need Your Help – Donation Drive

Yesterday, Audio-Video Group donated 41 cases of “Cup-of-Noodles” and 1,250 utensil packets to The Religious Coalition after learning of their need on Twitter. However, I was shocked when they told me 41 cases of noodles would only last two or three days!  So, we’ve decided to coordinate a donation drive to gather some much-needed items, especially as the weather is getting colder. Our goal is to collect at least these items: 50 Cases of Water 25 Knit Hats 25 Pairs of Gloves 25 Scarves If we receive everything on the list, Audio-Video Group will match those donations items for items, meaning your…

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