Ask The Expert: What Are The Pros and Cons of Adding Pet Loss Services to My Funeral Home Operation?
Coleen, I’ve been thinking about adding pet loss services to my existing funeral home operation. Of course I still hear some of the naysayers out there that say this kind of business expansion might have others feeling like I’m “going to the dogs.”
Over that past few months I have meet with a number of graphic people, t-shirt vendors and even a few clothing companies to see what the costs would be to create a few male and female t-shirt designs.
“When we opened our doors in 1999, we had one goal: to be the best funeral home advertising agency around,” explained adfinity mastermind, Doug Clery. “We’ve worked with more than 2,500 funeral home and cemetery owners nationwide since then and feel confident we’ve met our goal.”
We are one week into December and the holiday countdown has begun. We are consumed with Christmas and the New Year which presents a great opportunity for you to engage your community through holiday themed social media tactics.
Being a funeral home director is in Barry Wien’s DNA. His grandfather entered into the industry over 100 years ago. A veteran in the funeral business, Barry’s number one priority is to carry out a family’s wishes with dignity and honor. But sometimes, things just don’t go according to plan.
Ever feel like technology is passing you by? You’re not alone. Many funeral directors have yet to realize how simple ideas (like electronic guest registries) and simple devices (like an iPad) can have powerful impacts on their business, their families and their future.
PBS television stations throughout the country will be rebroadcasting FRONTLINE’s Emmy Award-winning documentary The Undertaking on December 11*. The documentary offers viewers an intimate, in-depth look at funeral service and, though it made its debut five years ago, it is still relevant today.
An Arkansas State University teacher who was fired over a joke he posted on Facebook can sue the officials who fired him in their official capacity only, not as individuals, a federal appeals court said Monday.
This issue of lionizing or canonizing the person who died is a very important issue facing funeral service. Our desire to provide a positive life picture of the deceased through restoration techniques and the extensive use of cosmetics has extended to the life story we develop for the funeral services.