We are proud to announce the latest updates to PocketPew. We have an abundance of new features to make your mobile app more effective and engaging for your church or ministry.
Most of the new features involve using personalized accounts to access your mobile app. Instead of your users acting anonymously, they are now be able to create membership accounts to access your app. You can offer many unique user logins for your app.
You now have the option to assign users to specific groups and you are able to customize access levels for these groups. Various groups may be given access to different features of the app. For example, only users in the choir group could view the choir’s rehearsal schedule. . Non-members may also be given limited functionality access to the app. Also, you are able to customize the background for your app’s login screen.
- Create one or many unique user logins for your app.
- Assign users to specific groups and customize their access levels.
- Enable Guest Login to provide non-users with limited access.
- Set a custom background for your app’s login screen.
The personalized membership options allow you to create subscription lists. In turn, this permits you to segment your audience into a wide variety of groups. This way, you can send messages to the people who need to see them and avoid unnecessarily annoying others.
Within your app, you may now consider creating different subscription categories for your groups: the leadership team, the worship team, the small-group ministry, the children’s ministry, specific campuses or any other group within your ministry.
Segmenting your audience makes for more effective engagement. People respond better to messages of their interest. . When targeting specific groups of users, you can customize messages and generate improved engagement.
Segmented Push Notifications
Creating specific subscription categories enables you to send out push notifications to your custom groups. You can send a message to the benefactors of your ministry, to get them involved in your latest fundraising appeal, or you can send out a message to your leadership team, to remind them about a planning meeting. You can even send push notifications to all the people who attend one of your campuses, to let them know about events occurring there.
New Audio Player
If you use your app to post audio sermons or podcasts, you will love the new audio player. Playback controls have been added, so that users can fast-forward , rewind, as well as go to the previous or the next track. There is also track scrubbing option, so that users have more control over how they listen to your audio content.
We have a new pop up dialog box design that allows you to add a splash of color to your app’s appearance. Your push notes will visually stand out.
Thank you for using PocketPew to create your mobile app. We hope that your ministry or church finds these new features really helpful in reaching your audience.