1990 vs 2017 – Marketing Then and Now [Infographic]
Marketing
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Marketing
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1990 vs 2017 – Marketing Then and Now [Infographic]

Ryan Thogmartin - September 11, 2017

The last 30 years have seen countless technological advances that made it easier to communicate with the world. The marketing industry saw one of the biggest changes,…

The Top 8 Tools We Use for Productivity and Funeral Businesses Can Use Too
Marketing
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Marketing
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The Top 8 Tools We Use for Productivity and Funeral Businesses Can Use Too

Ryan Thogmartin - September 7, 2017

We are a fast growing creative and marketing agency that needs to be able to operate efficiently and from remote locations with team members who travel frequently.…

DISRUPT Media Announces the Launch of DeathCareJobs.com
Funeral Industry Press Releases
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Funeral Industry Press Releases
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DISRUPT Media Announces the Launch of DeathCareJobs.com

Ryan Thogmartin - August 31, 2017

“Many funeral professionals say they face talent shortages and have issues filling open job positions since there is not a great solution available for identifying and recruiting candidates,” explained Ryan Thogmartin, CEO of DISRUPT Media and the architect of DeathCareJobs.com. “We want to better connect employers and job seekers in funeral service through a new initiative, DeathCareJobs.com.”

Public Relations Should Precede Marketing
Marketing
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Marketing
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Public Relations Should Precede Marketing

Ryan Thogmartin - August 31, 2017

PR is the fuel that runs your digital marketing campaign. Among the many benefits of incorporating a comprehensive earned media program into your online marketing efforts is that it creates all-important credibility by:

YOU SEE DIFFICULTY, I SEE OPPORTUNITY | FUNERAL hustle 011
FUNERAL Hustle
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FUNERAL Hustle
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YOU SEE DIFFICULTY, I SEE OPPORTUNITY | FUNERAL hustle 011

Ryan Thogmartin - August 28, 2017

A Gauntlet type week! FUNERAL hustle explores a thriving business in Charleston, SC filled with very talented and ambitious employees and owner. The rest of the week is filled with on the road meeting and in office meetings all before making the journey out West to Spokane, Washington for the Washington Funeral Directors Association conference!

Houston Tech Co. Launches Expedia For Funeral Homes
Funeral Industry Press Releases
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Funeral Industry Press Releases
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Houston Tech Co. Launches Expedia For Funeral Homes

Ryan Thogmartin - August 28, 2017

Similar to the way travel websites such as Expedia and Travelocity have allowed travelers to create trips that are economical and custom-made, Funeral Home Finders lessens the difficulty of losing a loved one by making funeral planning easy, personal, and affordable while also providing a local specialist who can assist with the research process. This service will always be free.

This is How Facebook Protects Your Privacy After You Die
Marketing
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Marketing
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This is How Facebook Protects Your Privacy After You Die

Ryan Thogmartin - August 22, 2017

Facebook offers the option of a Legacy Contact. Every user has the option of choosing a trusted friend or family member to be in charge of their Facebook profile when they pass away.

4 Social Media Mistakes Death Care Companies Are Making (and How to Fix Them)
Marketing
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Marketing
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4 Social Media Mistakes Death Care Companies Are Making (and How to Fix Them)

Ryan Thogmartin - August 22, 2017

On one hand, there's always something new to learn and try. However, not everything makes sense when it comes to marketing death care companies. We've watched many funeral organizations lose focus on strategy due to the bright and shiny nature of the new tactics that pop up. Tactics come in all shapes, sizes and value levels. Some are new features that are useful and others can be 'shortcuts' that ultimately lead us in the wrong direction. Recent conversations got us thinking, so we wanted to talk about some social media marketing mistakes we see death care companies make, and how they can fix them.

August 31 is International  Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD)
Death Discussions
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Death Discussions
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August 31 is International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD)

Ryan Thogmartin - August 21, 2017

Unfortunately, the opioid epidemic isn’t much of a headline anymore. With over 100 overdose-related deaths everyday, we, as a country, have become desensitized to death and drugs. Funeral homes are charged with taking care of the final arrangements for those who have been taken from this earth too soon.

Funeral Homes are Struggling to Keep Their Doors Open
Cremation
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Cremation
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Funeral Homes are Struggling to Keep Their Doors Open

Ryan Thogmartin - August 13, 2017

This is a topic and conversation that does not get talked about or covered enough. We all want to put the blame on cremation and ignore the fact that many of the issues facing funeral homes aren't because families choose cremation but because of bad business decisions of many funeral directors who don't want to change or accept cremation.