A Swedish audio store owner has developed the “CataCoffin,” a casket that comes equipped with a full sound system and can be linked to a 4G connection above ground. Family and friends can stream music directly to their deceased loved one.
But I’m not a secretary. At least, I’m not just a secretary. My job is more than that. I’m also a make-up artist. I’m an event planner. I’m an organizer. I’m a public speaker. A listener. A shoulder to cry on. I’m someone who is expected to fix things. I do fix things. I can remove a pacemaker.
I’m a funeral director. And I’m proud of it.
We have talked about bucket lists and things to go see and do before you die. Now, online travel magazine, Matador Network, has published 101 Places to Get F—– Up Before You Die.
We thought we would share 25 with you. Funny thing, NFDA has had a convention in a few of these cities! Coincidence?
Starting this week, ASD will be sharing interesting #FuneralDirectorFacts that most people don’t know to help educate others about dedication of funeral professionals.
A nursing home made a great gift for their staff and family members of its residents: a limited edition calendar featuring its residents dressed as actors in scenes from their favorite classic films, including Titanic, Rocky, James Bond, Blues Brothers, Mary Poppins, and more.
I’m sad to report that most funeral homes aren’t even aware this is happening. What you don’t know can hurt you – badly. Obituary piracy can not only take revenue out of your funeral firm, it can undermine your credibility with the families you serve in your community.
The Memorial Post bills itself as “the world’s most comprehensive online tool for creating and publishing advertising-free obituaries.” They are hoping to raise $20,000 to finish their site and get it live.
Facebook has just announced a slight tweak to the Newsfeed algorithm. The newest version of the Newsfeed will show fewer text-based status updates from Pages, but will serve more text-based status updates from users.
The good news for Pages administrators is that Facebook will probably be distributing more status updates from Pages that are media- or link-based, as opposed to text-based.
According to a blog post, Facebook learned through testing that, the more simple, text-only status updates people see, the more they share. In fact, the initial test resulted in an average of 9 million more status updates written every day.
During each season, this couple took a photo together in front of their house. In the resulting series of images below, without saying anything at all, a love story is being told. It’s full of hope, joy, fear and loss, but it’s told in the most unique way. You’ll see what we mean – and then you’ll be moved by it.
Long awaited casket bed design. Sleep peacefully in this Gothic inspired Casket bed. This piece is the real thing, use it as a coffin when the time arises. Constructed of Solid Pine with a removable lid. Adorned with a hand made metal cross and gothic pall bearer handles.