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An Experiment in Improving UM Social Media Exposure

Kevin Watson at has started an experiment to see how much social capital Methodist bloggers have. This experiment was prompted by the feeling among some Methodist bloggers that United Methodism does not always do as good of a job as it could at getting the Wesleyan message out there, particularly on-line. So, he wants to see how many views a YouTube video can get if Methodist bloggers work together to promote it. The experiment is to see how many hits the video will receive in two weeks.

If you want to participate you can: First, watch the video below. Second, copy and paste this entire post into a new post on your blog and post it. Third, remind people about this experiment in one week.

Based on the results of the experiment, Kevin will get in touch with the folks at Discipleship Resources and let them know the ways in which Methodist bloggers are often an underused resource.

Here is a link to the video:

You can read Kevin’s original post here –

By Andrew Conard

Christian, husband, son, brother, homeowner

3 replies on “An Experiment in Improving UM Social Media Exposure”

I like the thought, but I don’t feel comfortable putting an “Ad” on my blog. I know that’s not necessarily the intent, but it feels all cold and prickly inside…

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