Funeral homes struggle with seeing the value of social media marketing, and that’s understandable. Too many ‘automated’ approach options exist in this profession that fail to show the value social media offers.
But how does a busy funeral director know what to do in the fast paced and constantly changing world of social media?
Many of us were grandfathered into the death care industry. Growing up, we watched our funeral director fathers and mothers give compassionate counsel to grieving families. We couldn’t imagine a different profession for ourselves than “the family business.”
The International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association’s Educational Foundation awarded eight scholarships for funeral professionals to attend the ICCFA Wide World of Sales Conference, January 14-16, 2015, at Bally’s/Paris Hotels & Casinos in Las Vegas, Nevada.
I’m getting close to retirement, but I’m not sure what my next steps should be. My funeral home has been a family business for generations, but I’m thinking of selling to be able to retire completely.
My grandfather died in the spring of 2014. It didn’t come as a surprise to anyone. During the last two years he didn’t respond a lot; he wasn’t present. I don’t know if he thought about dying, whether he was expecting it or afraid of it. I don’t think so. He was 87 years old.
CG Labs, Inc. of Thunder Bay, Ontario Canada announces the launch of their newest brand, Pet DNA Memorial www.petdnamemorial.com. CG Labs is a DNA services company that has perfected the process of extracting DNA from a cheek swab or hair sample (no blood draw required) and binding the DNA to a substance that allows for room temperature storage indefinitely.
French Funerals and Cremations Report Significant Business Benefits From Passare’s End-of-Life Management Platform
Passare, Inc., a trusted and relevant source for End-of-Life planning and management, today announced that French Funerals and Cremations has reported improved business benefits from using the company’s End-of-Life Management Platform. With Passare, the independent funeral home has been able to enhance the quality of its relationships with families, as well as build a better base for future growth.
There isn’t much to say about this video except, this isn’t good for business. #dovefail
Katy Prange, founder of Life With A Funeral Director, today announced the release of Lessons For Life With A Funeral Director: Strategies to Strengthen Your Relationships & Inspiration to Transform Your Life.
ASD – Answering Service for Directors recently unveiled a new version of the company’s NFDA award-winning mobile app, ASD Mobile 3. One of the greatest benefits added to the enhanced app is the company’s patent-pending MobileFH™ feature. This solution was created by ASD after multiple funeral directors explained the problems caused by using their personal cell phones for business.