As the times change—and the death care industry changes along with them—what can we learn from immediate cremation families? 2016 is rapidly becoming known for a string of high-profile celebrity deaths—and cremations—and there is a lot of useful information to take away from the headlines.
No one likes to receive negative comments from others, whether they are directed at you personally or at your business. It’s not easy to be confronted with reasons others may be less than perfectly satisfied with us or our labors.
Here are some suggested steps in addressing negative reviews and comments on Facebook:
This week we speak to the founder of Cemetery 360, Jimmy Pinocchio! Also, Marty Mitchell is under our director spotlight and our weekly WTF?!
The Educational Foundation of the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association received commitments of $100,000 each from Batesville Casket Company and Matthews International during the ICCFA 2016 Convention & Exposition in New Orleans, Louisiana.
We Know Little About Most People Who’ve Ever Lived. But Our Grandkids Will Know Insane Amounts About Us
The comedian Louis CK has observed: “Out of all the people that ever were, almost all of them are dead.”
Not only that, of the roughly 108 billion people who have ever lived, almost all of them are forgotten. We don’t even know their names, let alone what they looked like, did for a living or what made them laugh or cry.
Firefighter, president of the universe, pizza maker, astronaut—all common answers from kids when they’re asked, “What do you want to be when you grow up?” And they’re all good ones, but we happen to think there’s another great answer missing from the list: funeral director.
Until now, live video has really been dominated by big media companies and celebrities – but with Facebook Live it is now easier than ever for funeral directors and funeral homes to begin live streaming to your audience.
Here is an easy to follow step-by-step guide for funeral homes and funeral directors to go Live:
This week we recap the ICCFA Convention, WIN a trip to the Disrupt Media offices for a social media strategy session, and:
- Headline Reader vs. Practitioner
- 3 Months With No Results?
- Random Posting…
Prada Body Bag – It’s the last bag you’ll ever need. What will the coroner or funeral director carry YOU away in when you die?
The truth is, there’s no rulebook when it comes to grief, explains David Kaplan, chief professional officer of the American Counseling Association. The emotion is so swallowing and vast that it’s hard to pinpoint why it manifests in the ways that it does.