FrontRunner Professional is pleased to announce that Callum Winsor will lead and develop One Room’s North American Division. One Room is a revolutionary service for the funeral sector that simplifies web streaming and delivers a private, reliable and high quality experience for family members and friends.
Surprisingly enough, the levels of employee engagement, mentioned below, invites the need to further examine the need to measure what matters. With the low level of employee engagement, there remains concern about lost productivity, profitability and out of control cost.
When popular freelance writer and blogger, Justin Nobel, traveled to Highland Park, Illinois to visit his 94 year old grandmother he wasn’t expecting the journey to take such a heart wrenching turn. In his latest post on the Funeralwise.com blog, Digital Dying, Justin offers a very personal and moving account of his grandmother’s last days.
Pierce Chemical presented six Regional Sales Representatives with special achievement awards at the Wilbert/Pierce Annual Sales Meeting, held in January in Dallas, TX.
For most of the nation, 2014 has been a recurring cycle of ice, snow, sleet and freezing rain, fueled by an arctic vortex. For funeral homes hosting visitations and funeral ceremonies throughout this winter, the weather has challenged their ability to provide safe passage for family and attendees walking across snow- and ice-covered sidewalks and parking lots.
Considering that a single slip and fall case can end up costing a property owner hundreds of thousands of dollars, it is important for a funeral home to be aware of its obligations and potential liabilities.
Some funeral companies are spending upwards of $50 per day to acquire Facebook Page likes – what they don’t know is a majority of these are fake and they are wasting hundreds of dollars.
Below we discuss how to avoid paying for fake Facebook followers and how to acquire real targeted followers that will engage.
We follow a large amount of funeral companies through an interest list we created on Facebook. The majority of funeral companies are doing a very poor job of creating any value with the content they are posting, many of the larger companies in the profession are the worst.
Recently, Trigard Burial Vaults caught our attention with a few infographics they created.
Last week we posted an article about Eterni.me – a company that is making it possible for you to talk with artificially intelligent dead loved ones.
Eterni.me has created a large amount of chatter about their developing service – Springwise.com even choose Eterni.me as their ‘Weird of the Week’ – a series of articles that looks at some of the most bizarre and niche business ideas they see at Springwise.
Every year, thousands of cremated remains go unclaimed for a variety of reasons at funeral homes, cremation providers and local and state agencies across the country.
Attempting to fix that issue, Michael Neal, a funeral director in Washington, Pa., has launched a revolutionary website to help with the painstaking task of identifying those unclaimed cremated remains and reuniting them with their loved ones.
Funeral photography, funeral selfies and “corpsies” via mobile devices are becoming more and more normal at death beds AND funerals, despite the fact that they’re seen by many as pure sacrilege. Huffington Post stated that such images are “evidence the apocalypse can’t come soon enough.”
I myself once felt uncomfortable with the idea of deathbed / funeral selfies, but I’ve slowly become more open. Here’s why: