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Mark MacDonald Bookings

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Engaging Speaker, Brand Strategist, Communication Pastor,
Center for Church Comm Exec Director, Bestselling Author

Mark MacDonald is Church Brand Strategist for Be Known For Something, a national church communication and branding agency, coaching pastors and churches to become relevant in their community.

Popular on podcasts, at national church conferences, and interactive motivational workshops

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  • Bestselling author of “Be Known For Something
  • Written 800+ church comm articles,
  • Exec Director of Center for Church Communication (Church Marketing Sucks, Creative Missions, etc).
  • 35+ years, served as Pastor, Marketing VP, Creative Director, & Brand Strategist
  • Founder and Leader at his own agency for 20+ yrs
  • Former Sr Creative Director in 1 of Eastern Canada’s largest agencies
  • Former Strategic Comm Catalyst for the 3000+ Florida Baptists
  • Consultant & Strategic Resource for 1 of the largest church consulting groups
  • He & Tammy, wife of 31 yrs, have 2 sons in Calgary & Nashville
  • Follow him (with his 40,000+ followers): @markmac1023

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SEEN AT THESE NATIONAL EVENTS:

That Church Conference

The Church Network (NACBA)

Worship Facilities Expo (WFX)

BBCON Technology Conf

SALT Creative Conf

First Impressions Conf

CFX Conference

& other Conferences
plus dozens of Podcasts like:

Sunday to Sunday

Stewardship of YOU

Church Leader Insights

Church Marketing Ideas

CFX Connections

Seminary of Hard Knocks

Twelve Thirty Media

and more

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Practical • Motivational • Experienced

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SAMPLE TOPICS

Talk Less; They’ll Listen More

Discover your Thread!

“Be Known for Love” — Jesus

Social Media to Talk about Jesus

Tips for Better Email Comm

Evangelize Community Better

Your Website Sucks. Improve it.

Flight Talks: Learn to Love Others

SEO Best Practices for the Church

Discover Community Differently

Comm: The Bible Says A Lot

Mystery Visit Findings

and more including:

Church Branding

Communication Strategy

Tools (Email, Social, Web, Print)

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Bios

Creative and Short

Church + branding + communication + bestselling author + creative + consultant @bknown4 + executive dir @cmsucks + speaker // branding thread + churchcomm strategy

Short (68 words)

For 30+ years Mark’s worked in Branding, Advertising, and Communication. Now focusing on helping churches communicate effectively as a brand strategist, bestselling author, engaging speaker, and a (heart of a teacher) consultant with his agency, Be Known for Something. He also serves as Executive Director of Center for Church Communication. 

He’s sought for his church branding, marketing communication, and business insights, on-the-spot website assessments, and practical storytelling.

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Mark MacDonald is Founder, Church Branding Strategist for Be Known For Something, a national church communication and branding agency, coaching pastors in 1000s of churches to become relevant in their community. He’s a bestselling author, written 800+ magazine articles, and is the Exec Director of Center for Church Communication. Over 30+ years, Mark has served as Pastor, Marketing VP, Creative Director, Speaker, and Strategist.

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Mark MacDonald is Church Branding Strategist for Be Known For Something, a national church communication and branding agency, coaching pastors and churches to become relevant in their community. He’s the bestselling author of “Be Known For Something” (beknownbook.com), has written 800+ magazine articles, and is the Exec Director of Center for Church Communication (Church Marketing Sucks, Creative Missions, etc). Over 30+ years, Mark has served as Pastor, Marketing VP, Creative Director, and Strategist; in one of Eastern Canada’s largest agencies, his own agency, for the 3000+ Florida Baptist churches, and most recently at one of the largest church consulting groups. He and Tammy, his wife of 30 years, have 2 grown sons in Calgary and Nashville. Follow him: @markmac1023

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Why You Need Church Branding

Short Agency Description

Be Known for Something coaches Pastors, Ministry Leaders, Non-Profit Leaders, and Church Communication Teams to effectively communicate what they’re known for in a trusted structure with relevant communication channels and methods. As brand developers and strategists, the agency helps churches be known for something relevant and needed so their communities will hear about the Gospel message of Jesus Christ. Read their bestselling book: BeKnownBook.com. The agency offers assessments, coaching, and online groups about branding, strategy, online giving direction, and tool strategy (social media, websites, print, etc).

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Church Branding Services

DISCOVERY CALL  | Start here to make sure we’re a good fit.
Let’s talk. Solutions aren’t always clear. In this complimentary, eye-opening call, we’ll discuss options and potential solutions. Schedule

ASSESSMENTS  | Baseline how you’re doing.
Let’s get started and baseline challenges and opportunities. We can look at Strategy, Branding, Website, or Demographics. Schedule

LEARNING GROUPS  | Educational Fellowship
Ministry is more fun together! Join a group to collectively discover resources, insights, and ideas. Register

FOCUS GROUPS  | Discover the heart of your congregation.
Let the Be Known for Something team conduct listening groups for your congregation and community! More

COACHING  | You want to do the work but need guidance.
Every leader needs someone in their corner championing their best in communication. One-on-one coaching is your best opportunity! More

RETREATS  | A one-of-a-kind team-building experience.
Unite ministries and initiate a church brand strategy! Have us join your church leadership retreat and lead you to discover your thread! More

AGENCY  | You need an expert team to ensure completion.
Develop a Church Communication Strategy in a guided, 6-9 month journey. It includes all assessments, audience investigation, determination of church brand (thread), and communication strategy. Discovery Call

FAQs

Over 2 Decades of client love!

Pastor James Forsyth

"Be Known for Something took the time to understand not only our passions but also the people God has called us to reach. Their insights, thread, and strategy that followed have been profoundly helpful to our church."

Dr. James Forsyth - Senior Pastor, Cedar Springs Presbyterian

Brian Schwarberg

“I buy into working with {Mark and BeKnownForSomething} 100%. They helped change the trajectory of our church in a significant way.”

Brian Schwarberg - Leadership and Missions Pastor, Cherry Hills Church, Springfield IL

Josh Starr

“…a rare combination of insight and experience… {that’s} helped me be more successful. I truly appreciate {Mark’s} candor and grace as he’s teaching… such a blessing!”

Josh Starr - Non-Profit Founder, Entrepreneur, Pastor

Rick Blackwood

"Mark is a kind and thoughtful person who can be a guiding light for those who are just starting out and for those who just need to broaden the scope of those they wish to serve."

Dr. Rick Blackwood - Teaching Pastor; Christ Fellowship (Miami)

Rick Blackwood

"We all have something we can do to help others at what they are doing. Mark can help you get the word out to others."

Dr. Rick Blackwood - Teaching Pastor; Christ Fellowship (Miami)

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