FIRST IMPRESSIONS

Our churchbanner’s blog is here to provide resources on how to make a great impression and teach you how to communicate effectively with your next guest!

Our churchbanner’s blog is here to provide resources on how to make a great impression and teach you how to communicate effectively with your guests and future visitors

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3 Essential Signs for Portable Churches

Portable churches face an entirely different set of challenges from churches who have their own building; Challenges like volunteer teams for setup and tear down, changes in venue availability and, of course, working within the functionality of someone else's...

3 FREE Christmas Gifts for your Guest Services Team

"Thanks for being an amazing team member, showing up early for service each week, and creating an incredible first impression for our guests." This sentiment isn't easy to sum up in a gift. A pen with a logo on it or a $5 gift card for coffee don't quite convey this...

Secret Shopping: The Key to Guest Services Success

We all have blind spots when it comes to our first impressions team. Too easily, we think we're addressing the needs of our guests, but often we can be missing something that's right under our nose, If you're not familiar with the concept, secret shopping is when a...

Turn your morning coffee into an investment

As much as we love to talk about the systems and structures that have to be in place to make an impact for your guests' first impression, those systems and structures only function if you've built a team -  a team made up of real-life people. I know, this could...

When Does A Guest’s First Impression Begin?

The lights are set perfectly, musicians have rehearsed well and executed the first song flawlessly, the countdown video cued on time, and yet, the bag of smelly garbage sitting just outside the front door of your church, or the grumpy parking lot person who didn't...

My church can’t add permanent signage. What are my options?

Here's some great news for you: You have lots of options for non-permanent signage, both indoor and outdoor! There are a couple of situations where this is the case: In the case of a portable church, each week, you're walking into a rented space that someone else uses...

Visual Consistency: When to insist and when to resist

Visual consistency is a powerful tool because our brains are wired to recognize patterns. We recognize the McDonalds' "M" while driving down the highway, the Apple logo on the back of a MacBook from across the coffee shop, and the look of your favorite beverage label...

My Guest Services team has a new member! Now what?

It's exciting and also can be daunting when a new member joins your team. It's sometimes difficult to wrap your mind around where to start when there's so much going on! Here's how you unlock the doors, and don't forget to put out the feather flags, and we've got...

3 Directions Guests are Looking For Before Service Starts

Have you ever walked into a new theme park or shopping mall and caught yourself looking for the 'You Are Here' sign? We do this because we want to be confident in where we're going. When your guests come to visit your church, they are asking themselves "How do I get...

Why is Branding Important?

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When someone visits your church for the first time, what will be their first impression? Are they finding their way around your building without getting lost? Is your visual message clear and consistent throughout every banner/sign that is presented to them?

We can give your church the proper tools to reflect your church’s values from the parking lot to the sanctuary! A great first impression can greatly affect the connection that is made between you and your visitors. Let us help you create and unforgettable visual experience today!

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