From the beginning FrontRunner set out to create a higher standard for its clients. The Book of MemoriesTM Memorial Website Program far exceeds that of a simple online guestbook, which typically lasts 2-3 days over the course of the funeral
Foreverence began making one-of-a-kind cremation urns using 3-D printers about three months ago. It can design an urn in just about any shape, ranging from ballet slippers to fedoras, pianos and cars. The urns typically cost about $2,500. Foreverence is on track to make $500,000 this year and hopes to hit $3.3 million by its third year.
Funeral Directors Life Insurance Company (FDLIC) was recognized by Great Place to Work® as one of the top 20 companies to work for in the United States on their 2014 Best Small & Medium Workplaces list, published on September 18th in FORTUNE magazine. FDLIC was ranked #18 out of hundreds of companies analyzed across the nation
This is an exciting time for Apple users as many people are receiving the new iPhone 6 this week. ASD – Answering Service for Directors is excited to announce that the company just submitted ASD Mobile 3.0 to the iTunes store today. The app was released ahead of schedule to meet the needs of clients now using iOS 8.
FrontRunner announced today that it will be unveiling the new “Pulse Business System” at the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Convention & Expo next month in Nashville. For many, it couldn’t have come at a better time, as funeral homes throughout North America find themselves being forced by a number of technology companies to either switch to their website in order to be able to continue to use their existing print-on-demand or switch their management software that they have been using for years.
In 2012, to commemorate our 40th Anniversary year, ASD redesigned our logo so we could feature some of the real employees who have demonstrated their commitment to the company for many years. Our employees are our most valuable assets which is why we wanted you to meet the real people behind ASD’s logo
A California family honored a loved one’s memory by scattering his ashes in the sea and throwing a message in a bottle into the Pacific Ocean with the hope that others will find it and keep the bottle bobbing for years to come.
In response to a changing industry, American Cemetery, the leading monthly publication for cemetery professionals for more than 85 years, is relaunching the magazine as American Cemetery & Cremation beginning with the October 2014 issue. A redesign of the magazine will accompany the name change.
[Video Interview] LifeArt Talks About Major Challenges Facing Funeral Directors, Changing the Perception and Global Distribution
In the video above we hit LifeArt CEO, Mike Grehan, with questions about challenges facing funeral directors, traditional casket rooms and the ability for world distribution. Don’t miss this video and the opportunity to win $1750 in free LifeArt product.
“Most people want to avoid thinking about death, but Caitlin Doughty—a twenty-something with a degree in medieval history and a flair for the macabre—took a job at a crematory, turning morbid curiosity into her life’s work. Thrown into a profession of gallows humor and vivid characters (both living and very dead), Caitlin learned to navigate the secretive culture of those who care for the deceased.