Publishing Transformed

Blogging-for-the-peopleIt is a trend of which we are all aware (or suspect)…

> Newsweek magazine will have their final print edition hit newsstands on December 31, moving towards all-digital as more consumers favor tablets and mobile devices over print.
> Pew Research indicates that, for American adults under 30, social media has far surpassed newspapers and has equaled TV as a primary source of daily news.
> Blogs are not dying, to suggest so is simply a wrongheaded conclusion. Blogs are excellent venues to do more in-depth analysis (as I’m doing here) and show off your expertise in a given area.

Print is dying as a form of publication.  Agencies which have been dependent on print as a means of communication are long overdue to reconsider their strategy. Setting up a variety of facebook pages without a consistent plan of updating them is not, however, a social networking strategy…  The church bulletin still has some play for the youth minister, so do not ignore it…  But you must figure out how to go beyond it.

There must be a commitment to provide content that is not just self-serving regarding programs, but that actually drives the vision, compels the viewer. We have previously debated “is blogging dead?” on these pages. This blog is not…

D. Scott Miller

D. Scott Miller is the dean of Catholic Youth Ministry bloggers which is a polite way of either saying that he is just plain old or has been blogging for a long time (since 2004.)

Scott recently married the lovely Anne and together they have five adult young people and also grandparent three delightful kids (so, maybe he is just plain old!) Scott presently serves at Saint John the Evangelist in Columbia, MD as the director of youth and young adult ministry.

He has previously served on the parish, regional, diocesan, and national levels as well as having taught within a catholic high school. He is one of the founders of RebuildMyChurch and has returned to posting regularly (keeping regular is important to old guys) at ProjectYM.


D. Scott Miller


D. Scott Miller is the dean of Catholic Youth Ministry bloggers which is a polite way of either saying that he is just plain old or has been blogging for a long time (since 2004.)

Scott recently married the lovely Anne and together they have five adult young people and also grandparent three delightful kids (so, maybe he is just plain old!) Scott presently serves at Saint John the Evangelist in Columbia, MD as the director of youth and young adult ministry.

He has previously served on the parish, regional, diocesan, and national levels as well as having taught within a catholic high school. He is one of the founders of RebuildMyChurch and has returned to posting regularly (keeping regular is important to old guys) at ProjectYM.



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