CG Lab’s Inc. is pleased to announce the launch of their flagship product DNA Memorial’s new website www.dnamemorial.com which is specifically designed for both funeral directors and families. “As funeral professionals, we all are aware that cremation is irreversible, DNA is destroyed by cremation, and after burial, disinterment is costly; both emotionally and financially” says Jeff Harbeson of CG Labs.
Back in 2009, Seattle entrepreneurs Matt Pressnall and Minda Brusse saw an opportunity for funeral homes that lacked online marketing expertise and time for social media. “The individual company websites we saw were terrible, and not much has changed,” says Matt Pressnall, a software developer and online marketing veteran. “Negligible website budgets and lack of adoption with online advertising made it difficult to succeed in offering “mom & pop” funeral homes typical website and online advertising solutions.
Which one of these signs do you think is the funniest?
Here is why you’re going to be burying more ‘Garcia’s’ and less ‘Joneses’.
Plotted below are the fastest growing and declining surnames in the U.S. from 1990 to 2000.
Pierce Mortuary Colleges is pleased to announce the addition of Walter Crox, Jr., CFSP, as Incoming President of Gupton-Jones College of Funeral Service, Decatur, Georgia. Crox will work in transition with current President Patty Hutcheson until her retirement from the college later this summer.
Just to be clear, I — like most independent funeral directors — don’t like corporate run funeral homes. I think they’re bad for consumers and they hurt the already injured public perception of the funeral industry by perpetuating the money-hungry mortician stereotype.
But, I want to be fair in my treatment of corporate run funeral homes. Here are four reasons I hate them and four reasons I like them.
Volkswagen decided to try a new method to get drivers’ attention about the dangers of texting behind the wheel, putting them in the middle of an interactive PSA.
Watch out funeral home owners, the ‘short suit’ is going mainstream…but we can’t imagine any of you would let an employee wear it.
Or would you…?
Craft Beer Lovers: If you’re planning to attend the 2014 NFDA International Convention & Expo in Nashville, don’t miss these breweries.
Life Celebration, Inc., a growing community of funeral homes that embrace a systematic approach to creating memorable and meaningful funeral experiences for families, recently hired Shannon Cummings-Plotkin as design and marketing manager.