A straight-talking fading fireball who has aged 20 years in two months from the cancer that is smothering his organs. Other customers left the store excited about their next project. Hirsch drove off, contemplating his last.
As we browse communities and read articles on social media strategy it can be easy to get caught up on the latest tools and the new tricks of the trade. So it’s not uncommon for us to forget that thousands of people on places like Twitter are completely new to the platform.
Pregnancy and infant loss are subjects that aren’t commonly talked about, but they are unfortunately common. As a funeral director, you’ll work with bereaved parents from time to time, but you almost certainly won’t hear the issue being discussed outside of your facilities in polite company.
Most consumers are able to see humor with certain things regarding death (no, not death itself so chill out). Here are a few examples from the popular video sharing app Vine:
FrontRunner Professional will extend its website technology expertise through two new programs designed to help funeral service vendors as well as funeral directors and their families with ancillary business needs.
“The Vendor Website Program and Small Business Edition are designed to help firms reach further and create a higher standard,” says FrontRunner Founder and CEO Kevin Montroy. “Diversification today is critical and for many, the opportunities afforded to them via the internet could not have come at a better time.”
Urnporium an innovative new company that designs beautiful urns and has them produced by reputable factories worldwide is seeking qualified distributors that currently serve funeral homes.
Urnporium offers high quality products and is set up to efficiently ship them. We are set up to drop ship. Our products are in stock and we keep enough inventory to serve the market. We are looking for distributors that currently serve funeral homes to offer our products along with the products that they are currently offering. We are a great add on brand for distributors. By adding our products to your product line you are able to offer your clients more choices as well as offer them a high quality product that funeral homes can offer to their families.
Beginning in the mid-1800s, post-mortem photography (or memento mori) was a popular way to honor and remember the dead.
Most photographs were taken shortly after death, and could look incredibly life-like, especially if the deceased was propped up into a standing position. Post-mortem photos of children were particularly common, perhaps because their mortality rate was high during the Victorian era.
Here are some of the most popular apps chosen by other funeral directors. Please leave a comment let us know what your favorite mobile app is.
Johnny Wells is not going to live to see his daughter grow up and get married. To replace this loss, he and his family held a mock wedding for her in his hospital room, which is featured on CNN’s morning show New Day as a “Good Stuff” segment.
Unlike traditional funeral homes, the South Carolina Cremation Society has paved a path for affordable and practical end-of-life services on the consumer’s terms, without a heavy or emotional sales pitch.