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.
The truth is, in any profession, if you want to attract customers, you need to give them something that they will love. You need to challenge them to think differently. In the funeral profession, this meant inspiring people to think about funerals in a new way, and changing their perspective from focusing on the loss, to celebrating the life lived.
Mel was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer in 2015, and as a special treat after her treatments, she and Stacey would sneak out of the hospital and pay a visit to their local Castle. “Let’s treat ourselves,” became the catch phrase of the sisters’ special trips and is prominently featured on the urn.
Rich History, Revolutionary Ideas: Registration Now Open For the 2016 NFDA International Convention & Expo
Like funeral service, the city of Philadelphia has a rich history that continues to grow and evolve as times change. This makes “America’s Birthplace” the perfect location for the 2016 National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) International Convention & Expo.