Legacy.com set out to study pricing trends on newspaper obituaries throughout the United States. We reviewed all the obituaries in our database and determined the average length of an obituary is 836 characters (with 42.92% of obits containing a photo). In conjunction with Adpay, we took that average obituary notice size and priced it with 625 newspapers across the U.S.
In case you didn’t know, cemeteries are all the rage right now.
Capsule chose to allow their product to be included in the film because they believe it will raise awareness of their modern memorials and the meaning they can offer to families who have lost a loved one. Joyce Chua, Capsule Urn Creative Director comments, “We are honored to be selected by such a well-considered film. Capsule Urn shares the contemporary design ethic with the film’s director and production design team.”
Seemingly everyone is playing Pokémon GO. If you’re not already playing it yourself, you’ve no doubt heard about it. It’s not an exaggeration to say that the new mobile and augmented reality game from Niantic Labs and The Pokémon Company is having an enormous impact on people’s daily routines – and this has opened new doors for funeral homes and cemeteries!
Here is a How-To-Guide for Funeral Homes and Cemeteries to take full advantage of the Pokemon GO craze!
Pokestops can be located anywhere. From my experience, their locations in the game usually correspond to the real-life location of a statue, a store, or a plaque. But some players have found out that there’s another place where you can find Pokestops: gravestones.
What happens when it comes to grief? Do the rules for social niceties apply when someone has lost a loved one? What about for those on the other side, on the receiving end of grief posts? How should they respond?
Here are a couple considerations for when it comes to grieving online.
The Cremation Association of North America, in cooperation with Kates-Boylston Publications, will hold a Crematory Operations Certification Program on Dec. 6, 2016, at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans.
Over 1.65 billion people in the world have active Facebook accounts, and over 1 billion users log into Facebook each day. Yes, every FREAKING day! This represents a huge audience for businesses who are building relationships on Facebook. Because of this, it is wise for every business to review these tips for effectively marketing on the social media platform:
After 10 years, he arrived at Peugeot and got to make the cool stuff — the “cars of the future,” those conceptual designs that draw crowds at trade shows. It was, he felt, the pinnacle of his career. “After that, I thought, Where next?” he says. Then he remembered the caskets. He googled the phrase “modern casket,” and nothing came up. Bingo.
NFDA Policy Board Elects Jack Mitchell, Butch Mulhearn and Terry Reardon to Serve on Board of Directors
The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Policy Board met on July 9 in Las Vegas, Nev., and elected John O. “Jack” Mitchell IV, CFSP, CCO; Peter G. “Butch” Mulhearn Jr.; and Terry Reardon, CCO, to serve as at-large representatives on the association’s Board of Directors.