Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines! It’s time to get revved up for the 2015 National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) International Convention & Expo. Taking place October 18-21 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Ind., the NFDA Convention will offer funeral service professionals unprecedented opportunities for learning, networking, and discovering new products and services. Registration for the 2015 NFDA International Convention & Expo is now open.
Are you happy with your job? Think you are underpaid and overworked? Are you laboring under Industrial Revolution-era working conditions?
The main selling point: clients can easily store DNA at room temperature indefinitely at home alongside other family documentation in a safe-deposit box or file cabinet. Other technologies require less cost-effective and accessible cryogenic conditions.
Do we like mourning others? Is that why we read their obituaries? Or is just a morning read minus the mourning that we like? Why do we feel so compelled and get such a jolt of excitement when it comes to reminiscing about this person’s, that person’s or even some other person’s life accomplishments over scrambled eggs and toast?
One of the biggest reasons cremated remains are abandoned, scattered or forgotten about by family members or loved ones is the indecision with what to do with the cremains.
With the cremation rates showing no signs of slowing down, the dilemma for families about how to memorialize a loved one’s cremains is growing too.
LifeArt, the world’s leading producer and supplier of personalized and environmental coffins and caskets, has selected DISRUPT Media, the social media strategy and management agency, to coordinate its social media strategy and content management. Using their proprietary FUNERAL Social Design Process, DISRUPT Media is helping LifeArt to not just raise awareness for the brand, but to help educate funeral markets throughout the world on LifeArt’s innovative product line.
FrontRunner Professional and American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service Announce 7th Annual Technology & Marketing Caribbean Workshop Cruise
FrontRunner Professional and the American Academy McAllister Institute of Funeral Service (AAMI) have just announced the 7th annual Technology & Marketing Caribbean Workshop Cruise; “Chartering Your Course to Online Success”. FrontRunner & AAMI are proud to bring this year’s workshop cruise to funeral professionals across North America. The 8-day Southern Caribbean cruise will take place on Carnival’s largest ship; Carnival Breeze
OnlineFuneral.co.uk – The fully transparent online funeral arrangement service that ensures a convenient, yet friendly journey through such a difficult time.
OnlineFuneral.co.uk have created an online platform which allows their client to arrange a loved ones funeral from the comfort of their own home, their way, by offering a list of multiple funeral directors plus a little help from Online Funeral who promise to ensure a much less stressful approach to organizing a funeral.
Well, it’s already 2015. So what should funeral homes do?
We’ve put together a list of tips to help you maximize your funeral home’s Facebook presence and content while still conforming to Facebook’s latest round of algorithm changes.
The way your client families are consuming content is rapidly evolving, and it’s up to funeral homes (you) to make sure your Facebook strategy is also changing with those habits, ensuring success and growth for 2015.
1. Spill “milk” all over your kid’s most prized possession. This splatter (which won’t harm your kid’s computer or anything else) is easily made using glue and soap.