The future of funeral service isn’t tied to the growth and innovation of Facebook, Twitter, iPhones, and Droids, pins on Pinterest, tablets, or real-time geolocation check-ins.
That’s how Ryan Thogmartin, founder of DISRUPT Media and Connecting Director’s, described social media during his presentation “Social Media May Be Meaningless” at ICCFA today.
They have now set sights on our profession. First with Legacy.com (controlling most funeral homes online visitor traffic) and then Aurora (the industries third largest casket supplier). And there are others.
‘I don’t know what it is, it’s..it’s love man. Somebody who cares.” This is a line spoken by one of the young men featured in the documentary ‘The Potter’s Field”. In the video below you hear this line spoken in reference to a marble stone left on someone’s gravestone, but I believe this line could be used to encompass the funeral process and profession.
The scene in TD Garden before the game was amazing. Simply, it’s a moment that will forever be remembered, a rendition of the national anthem that will go down with the version in Chicago during the Persian Gulf War in 1991.
This story was sent to me. I do no know who the author or originator of this story is, but it goes like this….
It’s a disgusting feeling to know that we live in a world that is littered with others who want to inflict pain, suffering and death upon others for no reason at all. But what saves the day is those who rise up when everyone else gets knocked-down.
The pinboard offers suggestions and images for some of the most beautiful places on earth to visit before you…well…kick the bucket…bite the bullett…meet your maker…you get the point.
Texting while driving is a subject that is very personal for me. As many of you know I was involved in a fatal accident in 2010. A teen girl was texting while driving causing her to go left-of-center and hit me head on.
LinkedIn provides a great platform for funeral professionals to connect with other business people and even C-Level executives of many lagre funeral companies. So get our your old rags and brush the dust off your LinkedIn profiles with these 6 tips.