Welton Hong, the founder of Ring Ring Marketing in San Jose, California, has signed on to join the faculty of the Eleventh Annual Funeral Service Business Plan Conference, which will be Dec. 8-9 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside in New Orleans.
It’s emotionally exhausting as well. A lot of deaths are from nursing homes and people under hospice care, but we do get calls to pick up children and victims of trauma.
Whereas baby boomers want to dress up the traditional funeral, millennials (ages 18-34 in 2016) want to blow it up and start over. To some it may seem too early to start worrying about what millennials want from funeral service. After all, the older members of this segment are in their mid-thirties.
Funeral Directors Life has recently released a new suite of digital services, DIGicare™ Services, designed to help funeral professionals communicate more efficiently with the families they serve.
In the next decade — ironic as it may seem— death will meet it’s maker.
More specifically, the death industry — the $21b a year operation that deals with end-of-life services including grave plots, headstones, funerals, and body “disposal” — will enter into a cash flow death spiral.
In 2016, for the first time, the Legacy.com Network has averaged over 100 million sessions each month and is currently ranked the 38th most-visited website in the U.S. as measured by Quantcast, making it the top online destination for obituaries.
The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) is pleased to announce that the following funeral homes have earned the 2016 Best of the Best Award for innovation in the profession:
This means that over half of Americans carry, in their purse or pocket, the means by which you can capture their attention with the content you post!
With this in mind, here are some ideas for generating preneed leads on your Facebook page:
In an unprecedented achievement, Batesville has received the top scores in all three categories of performance – Product Quality, Service and Innovation – for the third consecutive year in the Funeral Service Insider (FSI) casket survey, published by Kates-Boylston.
Arlington National Cemetery is phasing in enhanced security measures for those who visit the cemetery. In addition to random ID checks and other security measures already in place, the cemetery will require visitors to go through additional screening.