7 WTF Funeral Customs From Around the World
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7 WTF Funeral Customs From Around the World

Madison Ashby - August 29, 2017

A woman, sometimes multiple, would be sacrificed to serve the chief in the afterlife. Some women would even volunteer to do this. The thrall would be given intoxicating drinks and have sex with the men of the village. Then, on the day of the ceremony, she would be brought to the man’s ship, murdered and set on fire alongside the chief.

The Tombstone Hearse and Trike; Because Nobody Takes Pictures of Cadillacs or Lincolns
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The Tombstone Hearse and Trike; Because Nobody Takes Pictures of Cadillacs or Lincolns

Madison Ashby - August 20, 2017

Imagine riding motorcycles your entire life only to be driven to your final resting place in a boring old hearse. To put it lightly, that would be quite a let down.

Six Times Twitter Reminded Us Funerals Don’t Have to be Boring
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Six Times Twitter Reminded Us Funerals Don’t Have to be Boring

Madison Ashby - August 9, 2017

These six people had funerals on their mind for one reason or another and decided to share with the Twitter world what they were thinking, and I’m pretty glad they did. People can come up with some pretty crazy things if you let them ramble.

Exclusive: Inside the Company Taking Cremated Remains to the Edge of the Earth
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Exclusive: Inside the Company Taking Cremated Remains to the Edge of the Earth

Madison Ashby - August 1, 2017

Inside look at Mesoloft Based out of Lexington, Kentucky, Mesoloft is a company that that takes cremated remains fifteen miles above the earth, almost into outer space…

Game of Thrones Hiring: FUNERAL Directors
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Death Discussions
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Game of Thrones Hiring: FUNERAL Directors

Madison Ashby - July 31, 2017

Any Game of Thrones fan knows how many deaths occur every episode (13 is the average per episode, right now) and why you shouldn’t be attached to…

7 Cringe Worthy Funeral Home Advertisements or Are They Brilliant?
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7 Cringe Worthy Funeral Home Advertisements or Are They Brilliant?

Madison Ashby - July 24, 2017

Competition between funeral homes in most markets is pretty fierce. Setting your business apart from the rest is difficult, without a doubt, as most funeral directors are…

6 Takeaways from NFDA’s Consumer Awareness and Preferences Study
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Death Discussions
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6 Takeaways from NFDA’s Consumer Awareness and Preferences Study

Madison Ashby - July 11, 2017

The NFDA concluded that only 18.9% of respondents contacted more than one funeral home in their time of need, and of that 18.9%, 52.3% contacted multiple funeral homes in order to compare prices.

Exclusive Interview: Parting Pro, Blowing Up the Way Funeral Homes Close Cremation Families
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Exclusive Interview: Parting Pro, Blowing Up the Way Funeral Homes Close Cremation Families

Madison Ashby - July 10, 2017

“Watching as one of our first customers closed a cremation online in the middle of the night, while he was sleeping. This gave us proof that what we were building was actually helping them close more cases. We knew that we had found something that we could build a business around.”

9 Funeral Memes That are Sure to Get a Laugh Out of Every Funeral Director
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9 Funeral Memes That are Sure to Get a Laugh Out of Every Funeral Director

Madison Ashby - July 5, 2017

1. You may be dead, but that isn’t gonna stop you from getting everybody back on key. 2. You can only imagine what could be going through…

9 Funeral Directors’ Vanity License Plates
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9 Funeral Directors’ Vanity License Plates

Madison Ashby - June 29, 2017

We asked our subscribers on the ConnectingDirectors.com Facebook page what their license plates read.