Hiring a professional mourner or training your staff to act as professional mourners gained national attention when the practice was exposed during the reality show ‘Best Funeral Ever’. Now the Huffington Post has taken notice.
Photo posts receive 84% more link clicks than posts that are just a link or a block of text. That’s a huge number and not one you want to miss out on, especially if your funeral home relies on page views.
In the funeral profession QR codes were a hot topic late last year as if was found that Making Everlasting Memories (MeM) or should I say SCI has a patent on the specific placement and linking of QR codes from memorial products.
The old saying “Everything’s bigger in Texas,” couldn’t be more appropriate for the 2013 National Funeral Directors Association’s (NFDA) International Convention & Expo, which will take place October 20-23 in Austin, Texas.
When we experience the death of a love one, it asks us to be willing to reach out to others, express ourselves and work through our grief with another. Yet, few of us are willing to be vulnerable, to the detriment of our grief work …
Butterflies, wagon trains, antique cars, brunch, slot machines, popcorn, and fireworks. What do these have in common? They are all elements of a good party. They are also elements of an appropriate memorial.
Terresa Shea found her career calling through an assignment on cemeteries during her junior year at Brockton High School.
How can we begin looking at funerals as events to be uniquely personalized? Well, here are some ideas to inspire you:
I think I can make a very strong case that funeral service as a profession makes a vital social contribution to society. For me that makes it a noble profession. Unfortunately, the profession doesn’t act with nobility as often as so many of us would wish.
What are some other things that can explode or cause damage during cremation? How about Fireworks, you should probably make sure fireworks don’t enter the crematorium!!!