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Homesteaders and DISRUPT Media Strengthen Partnership
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Marketing
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Homesteaders and DISRUPT Media Strengthen Partnership

Ryan Thogmartin - October 29, 2017

During the 2016 NFDA Convention in Philadelphia, Homesteaders Life Company and DISRUPT Media announced a strategic partnership. With the 2017 NFDA Convention kicking off in Boston this…

Social Media and PR – Go Together Like Milk & Cookies
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Social Media and PR – Go Together Like Milk & Cookies

CDFuneralNews - October 24, 2017

Some people like just a cold glass of milk and others enjoy simply cookies; but when you put them together, that’s where the magic happens. It’s the…

5 Tips to Developing a Better Social Media Strategy
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News
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5 Tips to Developing a Better Social Media Strategy

CDFuneralNews - October 12, 2017

Marketing via social media seems like a no-brainer to funeral homes today. It’s one of the most-used media outlets of our time with more than 75% of…

Take That Step | FUNERAL hustle 013
FUNERAL Hustle
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FUNERAL Hustle
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Take That Step | FUNERAL hustle 013

DISRUPT Media - October 5, 2017

We hit Atlantic City for the 2017 New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association Annual Convention. We unveiled a brand new booth design and concept that pushes the…

Snapchat filters for funerals? Yes, that’s really a thing
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News
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Snapchat filters for funerals? Yes, that’s really a thing

CDFuneralNews - October 2, 2017

Originally Published on CNET A somber mood enveloped Stephenie Buchanan's family after her brother Tarrence's funeral. Following the service in May, family and friends gathered in a…

Working Your Way Up From The Bottom with Death Care Marketing Mogul, Ryan Thogmartin of Disrupt Media Part 1
Marketing
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Marketing
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Working Your Way Up From The Bottom with Death Care Marketing Mogul, Ryan Thogmartin of Disrupt Media Part 1

CDFuneralNews - September 13, 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,…

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!

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.

12 Benefits of Social Media Every Funeral Home Needs to Know
Marketing
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Marketing
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12 Benefits of Social Media Every Funeral Home Needs to Know

Ryan Thogmartin - August 10, 2017

Social media is 'marketing.' It's not the new marketing, it's the current state of marketing, and funeral homes and death care companies can no longer afford to ignore it. There are so many reasons why death care companies need to get their heads out of the sand and start engaging on the platforms used by over 68% of all Americans.