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2 Free Tickets to C3 Conference

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Attention Pastors!

Looking to go to the Fellowship Church C3 Conference? Why not go for Free! All you have to do is register below for the Clark Newsletter, and bam your entered to win two tickets to the C3 Conference in Dallas, February 13-15, 2013.

Enter before January 22nd and winners will be selected January 23rd.

New BlaineHogan.com

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Good friend of the firm Blaine Hogan launched a new site this week. Head over to blainehogan.com to check out his new site and be sure to subscribe to his newsletter for a fee chapter of Untitled: Thoughts on the Creative Process.

Mode App by Clark & Creative Collective

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Clark and the Creative Collective just released a new resource for all you creative church staffers. Mode is the first video resource app for creative leaders. Publishing interviews and talks from professionals in various creative disciplines, Mode brings fresh inspiration to your tablet or mobile device. Watch all the videos while connected to the internet or download mp3s for offline listening. Best of all Mode is completely free!

Here is a few of the practitioners that share their thoughts in the Mode App:

Tom Ryan
CEO Threadless.com

Carlos Whittaker
Musician & Blogger

Blaine Hogan
Creative Director and Actor

…and many more!

Download the app today for iOS or Android.

Canon 7D firmware update

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Yesterday Canon release a new firmware update for the Canon 7D DSLR. We know the 7D is a work horse for many of you.

Here is some of the highlights:

Large RAW buffer.
This allows now up to 25 shots in burst mode.

RAW Editing.
You can now edit RAW image settings and save down to JPEG.

Auto ISO Setting.
Auto ISO mode now allows you to limit the maximum setting in M, P, TV, AV, and B modes.

Read the full press release here.

Canvas Dropr: Digital Style Board

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Being apart of a creative team means clearly communicating design ideas and concepts.
Web services like Imgspark, Google Docs and Pinterest all have some use to get this done.
However none of these quite hit the spot for teams, either falling short in group functionality, style, or easy of use.

Enter CanvasDropr.com. This new free web service is built from the ground up for visual collaboration.

ECHO Conference: Break Out Schedule posted

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Echo announced yesterday the schedule for all the break out sessions. Be sure to check them out.

If your attending be sure to swing by the Clark booth and say hello.

Conclave Sessions: Dallas Round Table

Attention Church Communication Professionals!

If you are in the Dallas area or head to Dallas for the ECHO conference you need to check out Conclave Sessions.

What are Conclave Sessions?
The Conclave Sessions are an ongoing project to gather thought leaders and church communication experts to leverage best practices and talk through challenges. Our Sessions are filled with individuals from growing and influential churches with something to say. “As iron sharpens iron,” Proverbs says, “so one person sharpens another.” This is an opportunity to share with and learn from some of the brightest in the field.

View the Dallas Round Table agenda here.

To register visit http://conclavesessions.com/.

The Clark Warranty

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Did you know Clark fully backs our work? Every new Audio, Video and Lighting system comes with a 1 year warranty on workmanship. In addition all clients receive dedicated support for solving any challenge that might arise with the high demand of producing weekend services every week.

Already a client? Check out the new support form here:
http://www.clark.is/sales-and-service/warranty/

Is Your Church Connected? Building Online Community That Counts – Part 1

Ours is a highly connected generation. If the people checking their smart phones on every curb, elevator and dinner table don’t subtly underline that fact, the latest social networking numbers will.

This past August, Facebook will top 1 billion—yes “B” as in billion—active users. 1 Translation? This means almost 15% of our planet has taken up online residence in Zuckerberg country. Continue reading →

40% off Sound Optimization and PA Tuning

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PA systems can sound worse over time, but it’s not always because of aging components. At Clark we understand that, over time, worship styles, volunteers, and staff may change – all having an impact on the different aspects of your PA system. That’s why Clark offers Sound Optimization and PA Tuning. Breathe life back into your sound with a certified Clark engineer and experience a unique blend of Art and Science to make your PA sound new. Best of all, it’s 40% off* for a limited time. Learn more here.