On the LDS Media Talk blog, Larry Richman shares ideas with LDS parents and youth about how to use materials published by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (sometimes referred to as the “Mormons,” the “Mormon Church,” or “Mormonism“) and others. The blog also shares ideas about how to use technology to strengthen families and share the restored Gospel of Jesus Christ.
Typical topics include
- Wise use of the Web and other media. Ideas for using new technology to build families, strengthen faith in Jesus Christ, and share the message of His restored gospel. Also included are tips on creating great Web sites and blogs, using social networks, how to keep your family safe on the Internet, and how to use other kinds of media in productive ways.
- Church media and Web products. Information about new or updated Church websites, electronic publications, online training, podcasts, videos, audio recordings, music, and other products for individuals and families.
This blog began on July 5, 2006 as ldsWebguy.com, but on June 10, 2008 additional authors joined the blog and it was rebranded LDSMediaTalk.com. Today, the blog is authored solely by Larry Richman (AKA “ldsWebguy”), who is the Director of Product Awareness and Evaluation for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. As such, he is responsible for helping members and leaders become more aware of the availability and purpose of Church materials, as well as evaluating their use and effectiveness.
The blog is read by an average of 30,000 unique monthly readers from 144 countries. This figure includes direct visitors to LDSMediaTalk.com, followers of the LDSMediaTalk Facebook page, followers of the LDSMediaTalk Twitter feed, and followers of the Google+ page. An additional 4,000 monthly readers follow Mr. Richman’s personal blog Richman Ramblings, his Facebook page, and his tweets. His Internet moniker is ldsWebguy.
This blog is not an official publication of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The views expressed here are the opinions of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Church.
When you click on some of the links on this site, you may be offered goods or services for which the author receives compensation for referring customers.
This blog is not an official publication of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
The views expressed herein are the opinions of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Church.
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