FrontRunner announced today that its exclusive software distribution agreement with Matthews International will be replaced with a non-exclusive distribution arrangement.
We were emailed last week about the launch of ‘Resting Here’, a smartphone app that helps you locate the resting place of your loved one through GPS. Once the smart phone app gets you to within 5 meters of the Resting Place a “pop up” will appear on the screen of your smart phone that reads “Tap for Memories”.
No, we don’t think funeral homes should keep using typewriters, but we do feel that some funeral homes are embracing technology before they have the right plan in place. This horror story is the perfect example.
Watch this video below and think about how a funeral home could extend this type of thankful message to build their image and the image of the profession as a whole.
Chanel Reynolds, the amazing widow activist from Get Your Shit Together suggested that the two of us do a panel together at SXSW 2014 about what we call the “Death Space.”
80% of funeral home owners say that the majority of new business comes from referrals of past client families. If you keep that in mind I know you will be able to easily see how this information applies to your funeral home.
If you want to play with other kids in the social media sandbox, you need to learn a couple pointers on friendly interaction — unless you want to play alone.
Sometimes we see a tweet containing an acronym or an abbreviation with which we’re not very familiar and many funeral directors face the same issue. If you find yourself in the same situation, then take a look through our handy list for a complete glossary of terms you may come across in tweets.
Seniors citizens in the United States are finally jumping on the social media bandwagon. This year, 43% of Americans over 65 use at least one social networking site, compared with 26% in 2010 and 1% in 2008.
Significant gaps are expected to open up between companies that actively transform their operations for the coming digital economy and those that stick to business as usual, according to a new study released today.