The International Order of the Golden Rule’s (OGR) Director of Golden Services Group, Connie Haymes, attended The Foresight Companies’ Aftercare and Outreach Seminar on Feb. 26-27 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Ms. Haymes noted, “Families expect funeral professionals to provide a greater number of support resources long after the funeral. This seminar helped us identify ways OGR can help its members offer valuable ongoing assistance to families struggling with grief without straining their funeral homes’ budgets or adding staff.”
Using their proprietary FUNERAL Social Design Process, DISRUPT Media is helping Astral to create a platform to build social networks among people who share interests, activities, backgrounds or real-life connections in the funeral industry and the public.
At an altitude of just over 1000 feet, I released from the tow line, got squared away, and reached into the pocket where Chris was waiting. But I did not realize how difficult it was to take both hands off the control bar while trying to unzip the baggie off to my side as we flew through the air at about 25 miles per hour.
Qeepr Social Memorials teams up with death professionals, Caitlin Doughty and Lauren LeRoy for a roundtable discussion on death and dying. The talk will be streamed live via Google+ and Youtube on March 12th at 4pm EST.
After watching this interview I guarantee you will be thinking about your business in a way you never have before and you will suddenly see a wild similarity between great sex, blowing things up and running a profitable funeral business.
The ways you interact with your fans can either make or break the engagement opportunities you have with them in the future. Yes, you want to draw them to the services you have to offer, but your business opportunities will improve if you pay attention to these five don’ts now:
A jury in federal court here on Monday awarded $491 million in damages in a civil lawsuit sparked about seven years ago by the collapse of a Clayton-based company selling prepaid funerals.
Women are breathing new life into the funeral business. We’re seeing a major shift in the industry that has been dominated by men for decades.
Since the year 2000, artist Julie Green has immortalized the final meal requests of US death row inmates. It’s an on-going project aptly-titled The Last Supper, and she paints cobalt-blue pictures of the meals onto second-hand porcelain plates.
auder Funeral Products, a wholly-owned entity of Sauder Woodworking Co., has introduced the Saybrook casket, in a rich dark cherry finish called coach cherry, further expanding its popular line of innovative and value-based, wooden burial and cremation caskets.