The telephone is a vital business tool for all funeral homes. With more than 10 years experience answering calls for funeral homes, Jessica Fowler is a public relations specialist and former training specialist at ASD – Answering Service for Directors.
Below are some of her tips for creating a welcoming first impression for families that call your funeral home.
Speck Funeral Home was purchased on August 29, 2014, by longtime employee, Chris Speck. Speck Funeral Home, located in Livingston, Tennessee, was originally named Ridley Funeral Home until it was purchased by Ira Speck in 1940.
Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels reprise their signature roles as Lloyd and Harry in the sequel to the smash hit that took the physical comedy and kicked it in the nuts: Dumb and Dumber To. In this clip they visit a funeral home and enjoy a nice refreshing glass of….
Joe Weigel, principal at Weigel Strategic Marketing, was recently a guest on the Dan Isard show on Funeral Radio, the largest online radio network dedicated to funeral professionals. During the interview, Weigel and host Dan Isard discussed the many challenges of marketing in funeral service today.
What happens when you combine a lack of transparency in pre-planning, record high funeral costs and a general fear of discussing mortality in the U.S.?
The 2015 calendar for Lindner features black and white photos of women lying on, sitting on or standing beside coffins. Sometimes, fully dressed men also appear in the pictures.
The company is the largest producer of coffins in Poland, making more than 11,000 each month, which are sold throughout Europe.
The Local Media Consortium (LMC), a nationwide alliance of leading local media outlets, announced an agreement with Memoriams.com to provide funeral directors with a single website to price and place obituaries into newspapers nationwide. Over 2700 US newspapers are configured in the Memoriams.com network. Obituaries and death notices can be placed in any of these newspapers and online sites as well.
The ICCFA is “Breaking Boundaries: Bringing the Profession Together” during its Annual Convention and Exposition April 8-11, 2015, at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and The Grand Hyatt in San Antonio, Texas.
Batesville’s Education Week: 4 Ways in 4 Days is an innovative approach that includes a series of free 30-minute online webinars funeral professionals can participate in from their homes or offices.
The first-of-its-kind patent pending technology will fulfill a crowdfunding campaign’s financial component by loading funds onto a WeCareCard Prepaid MasterCard rather than the traditional fulfillment method of check, bank account deposit or PayPal.