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6 Takeaways from NFDA’s Consumer Awareness and Preferences Study
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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.

What is Dignified and Who is the Judge?
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What is Dignified and Who is the Judge?

Ryan Thogmartin - July 9, 2017

That's not dignified! This is something that is said far to often in this profession. I hear it everyday. 'We can't do that kind of content, it's to edgy, our customer doesn't respond to that, it's not dignified.'

Autocomplete – What Are Consumers Google Searching About Funeral Homes?
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Autocomplete – What Are Consumers Google Searching About Funeral Homes?

Madison Ashby - June 20, 2017

Today we have the entire world’s knowledge at our fingertips. If you have a question that needs to be answered quickly all it takes is a Google search. Take a look at the list below to see what funeral related questions have been racking the brains of millions of internet users.

What if Casket Companies Marketed to The Consumer Like The Old Days?
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What if Casket Companies Marketed to The Consumer Like The Old Days?

Ryan Thogmartin - May 22, 2017

The picture above was sent to us by an awesome fan. This old ad from National Casket Company, cirrca the 1930s, makes us wonder what the funeral…

Nursing Home’s ‘Front Door Policy’ Picture Goes Viral
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Nursing Home’s ‘Front Door Policy’ Picture Goes Viral

CDFuneralNews - February 12, 2017

It's not very often I have people outside of my family or outside of the funeral profession forward me Facebook posts. However, last week on two separate…

Cubs Fans Turn Wrigley Field Wall Into Stunning Memorial For Lost Loved Ones
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Cubs Fans Turn Wrigley Field Wall Into Stunning Memorial For Lost Loved Ones

CDFuneralNews - November 4, 2016

Article originally published by: Good Sports While the Chicago Cubs defeated the Cleveland Indians to win their first World Series in 108 years on a rainy Wednesday night in Ohio,…

Inside the Machine That Will Turn Your Corpse Into Compost
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Inside the Machine That Will Turn Your Corpse Into Compost

CDFuneralNews - November 2, 2016

Article originally published by: Wired WHEN YOU DIE, do you want to be buried or cremated? If the architect Katrina Spade gets her Urban Death Project to work,…

Here Are the Highest-Paid Dead Celebrities in 2016
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Here Are the Highest-Paid Dead Celebrities in 2016

CDFuneralNews - October 16, 2016

Article originally published by: Business Insider Forbes has released its list of the highest-paid dead celebrities of 2016, and it features a number of iconic figures who passed…

Death on the Campaign Trail – From Trump and Clinton to RFK and Horace Greeley
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Death on the Campaign Trail – From Trump and Clinton to RFK and Horace Greeley

CDFuneralNews - October 10, 2016

Article originally published by: FuneralWise.com Donald Trump. Hillary Clinton. It is difficult to remember a presidential battle between candidates who are more disliked than the present two…

A Dutch Company Transformed a Tesla into a Hearse and It’s Pretty Slick
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A Dutch Company Transformed a Tesla into a Hearse and It’s Pretty Slick

CDFuneralNews - October 2, 2016

We know you're dying to see it, so we'll get straight to the point, check out the first ever Tesla hearse:   The hearse, first spotted by Electrek's Fred Lambert,…