The Funeral Commander and Ryan Thogmartin stormed the Texas Funeral Directors Association Convention in Corpus Christi, TX. The theme was Titanic but this show didn’t sink. Here is a quick peak at the voyager and an short interview with our LIVE show sponsor Wilbert Vaults of Houston.
What do people do when they can’t afford end-of-life care?
Like many service professions, funeral professionals face a similar challenge today. “Remaining relevant is a necessity, although you can also think of it as an opportunity,” says Sullivan. Not only do funeral professionals need to stay current, Sullivan argues, but they also need to be forward-looking.
Social Media success happens the same way as the maze – start at the end and visualize your way back to the beginning. It’s reverse engineering. When you can see where you’re going it’s easier to get there.
An opal miner with a bushy beard and muddy boots, Ormie Molyneux lifted the dead woman’s thick body and placed it gently in a satin-lined coffin. His son, Timbo, helped. Then they picked up the polished lid and carefully pressed it shut.
“We are a very goal-oriented firm and we knew our social media partner had to be committed to delivering on the metrics we established,” commented Todd Capps of the McDougald Funeral Home, Cemeteries and Cremation Services. “Not only has DISRUPT Media helped us deliver on every metric we set, but they have done it in a way that’s fun and doesn’t seem like work.”
When funeral home owners need advice and best practices for running their business, who do they look to for expertise? Fellow funeral home owners.
If there’s one thing today’s families appreciate the most when it comes to funeral services, it’s personalization.
They don’t want to plan or attend a memorial service that could feel like it’s honoring just anyone; they want to know they’re honoring and remembering their loved one, in an appropriate and heartfelt way.
People throughout Marion County have been invited to stop by Highland Memorial Park from dawn until dusk daily to share their thoughts and memories. The 4-foot by 8-foot banner will remain at the cemetery through June 30.
If you are reading this article, you are probably aware of a significant truth:
Many people are questioning the value of and the need for funerals!
If there was ever a time to be reminded of WHY you do what you do related to creating meaningful funeral experiences for those you serve, it is RIGHT NOW!