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15 Quotes That Remind Us Why We Were Called to Serve in the Funeral Profession
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Death Discussions
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15 Quotes That Remind Us Why We Were Called to Serve in the Funeral Profession

CDFuneralNews - November 30, 2017

The life of a funeral director can be a tough one. Some days are better than others. Finding the words to say to and consoling a grieving…

This Funeral Trend Claims it Will Change How People Are Notified After the Loss of a Loved One
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This Funeral Trend Claims it Will Change How People Are Notified After the Loss of a Loved One

CDFuneralNews - November 29, 2017

This is a question that has to be answered. We get approached weekly with 'new memorial notification' systems that are going to completely change the way consumers…

How to Leverage the One Statistic Everyone is Ignoring and It’s a Game Changer
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How to Leverage the One Statistic Everyone is Ignoring and It’s a Game Changer

Ryan Thogmartin - October 4, 2017

As a profession, we are completely undervaluing the need to get attention and immediately provide value back to that consumer. It sounds like a pretty easy concept but…

That’s Not Dignified
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That’s Not Dignified

Ryan Thogmartin - September 27, 2017

If I’ve heard it 10 times, I’ve heard it 10,000 times. Death care professionals leave this as a comment on ConnectingDirectors.com everyday! Being dignified in the funeral…

Working Your Way Up From The Bottom with Death Care Marketing Mogul, Ryan Thogmartin of Disrupt Media Part 2
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Working Your Way Up From The Bottom with Death Care Marketing Mogul, Ryan Thogmartin of Disrupt Media Part 2

CDFuneralNews - September 21, 2017

Many of my followers and friends have asked how I got into the death care space. Now is the time to share. This is my story. Definitely,…

DJ Khaled’s New Hit Song is a Major Milestone for Cremation
Cremation
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Cremation
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DJ Khaled’s New Hit Song is a Major Milestone for Cremation

Justin Crowe - August 28, 2017

DJ Khaled (yes, the pop superstar) just bestowed on cremation what it has been lacking - sex appeal. Yup. Cremation just got mentioned in the most memorable summer song of 2017 which hit #1 in U.S. Dance Club Charts, #1 in U.S  Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Charts, and  #1 and on U.S. Rhythmic Charts. The word “cremation” stands proudly product placed in the Wild Thoughts lyrics with the likes of D'usse Cognac, diamonds, Usian Bolt and The Jets. Hell Yes.

Could Robots Replace Funeral Directors?
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Could Robots Replace Funeral Directors?

CDFuneralNews - August 24, 2017

It doesn't seem likely but one Japanese company is trying to make it happen.

August 31 is International  Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD)
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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.

Game of Thrones Hiring: FUNERAL Directors
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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…

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.