The truth is, in any profession, if you want to attract customers, you need to give them something that they will love. You need to challenge them to think differently. In the funeral profession, this meant inspiring people to think about funerals in a new way, and changing their perspective from focusing on the loss, to celebrating the life lived.
Mel was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in 2015, and as a special treat after her treatments, she and Stacey would sneak out of the hospital and pay a visit to their local Castle. “Let’s treat ourselves,” became the catch phrase of the sisters’ special trips and is prominently featured on the urn.
Rich History, Revolutionary Ideas: Registration Now Open For the 2016 NFDA International Convention & Expo
Like funeral service, the city of Philadelphia has a rich history that continues to grow and evolve as times change. This makes “America’s Birthplace” the perfect location for the 2016 National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) International Convention & Expo.
John Piper – “So my aim here is to touch on both of those causes. First, I am proposing that churches cultivate a Christian counter-culture where people expect simple, less expensive funerals, and where we all pitch in so that every church member can afford such a funeral. Second, I want to give biblical pointers for why burial is preferable to cremation. “
Sex no longer sells, thanks to Internet porn and general millennial disinterest in boinking. What about the second sweetest human experience? Death has long been a go-to scare tactic for several PSA categories: safe sex and condoms, seatbelts, drunk driving, domestic violence, work safety, PETA, and so on.
The guy known for The Funeral Commander Blog and Funeral Nation Web Show joins with Dan Isard’s financial and management consulting company.
As the times change—and the death care industry changes along with them—what can we learn from immediate cremation families? 2016 is rapidly becoming known for a string of high-profile celebrity deaths—and cremations—and there is a lot of useful information to take away from the headlines.
No one likes to receive negative comments from others, whether they are directed at you personally or at your business. It’s not easy to be confronted with reasons others may be less than perfectly satisfied with us or our labors.
Here are some suggested steps in addressing negative reviews and comments on Facebook:
This week we speak to the founder of Cemetery 360, Jimmy Pinocchio! Also, Marty Mitchell is under our director spotlight and our weekly WTF?!
The Educational Foundation of the International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association received commitments of $100,000 each from Batesville Casket Company and Matthews International during the ICCFA 2016 Convention & Exposition in New Orleans, Louisiana.