As the death rate continues to rise in Japan, the country has begun to explore alternative storage methods, if you will, to offer relief to overcrowded crematoriums. That solution comes in the form of “corpse hotels,” where bodies are stored in pristine conditions for up to four days before space is cleared at crematoriums for their arrival.
Visuals are, possibly, the most critical component of any content you post. In Facebook, articles with images get 94% more total views. Because your news feed is so packed with images it’s helpful to know what kind of photos or graphics get the most attention. Here are some pointers on creating, finding, and formatting the best images for your funeral home’s Facebook Page:
Our day-to-day lives aren’t often examined by those who don’t also live them, and what winds up happening is a lot of misconception about the work we do, and what our days look like. It feels hard to be understood by our friends and families, and even the people who love us can’t always relate to the demands and challenges of our jobs, try as they might.
Bess Kalb, twenty-eight, died immediately upon entering Burning Man with her new boyfriend, Travis or Trevor. There were no remains.
It’s been several years since Volume 1 of “The Funeral Director’s Guide to Marketing” was published, and a lot has changed during that time.
Facebook has a lot more clout, search engine optimization has taken on even more importance and cremation has continued its upward climb. As a result, marketing has never been more important.
This week on DISRUPTu!: I talk about romance for old marketing and why you need to show love to ‘new marketing’. This show is ballin’ and I dance freestyle.
When data is moved into digital spaces such as online, into software programs, and into the cloud, it can sometimes prompt questions about data ownership. When you send an email, for example, do you own the content of the email, or does your service provider?
We asked 16,000 funeral professionals the question: ‘What’s the best thing about being a funeral director?’. Below are some of the answers (some are serious, others – not so much!).
Foundation Partners Group (FPG), a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences and products, has announced the acquisition of Simplicity: Lowcountry Cremation and Burial Services. Simplicity joins six other funeral properties that FPG currently operates in the state of South Carolina.
“All our significant life events are shared with others. Birthdays and weddings provide an opportunity to come together and share. A funeral does the same; it allows those who knew us to show that our life mattered to them.