The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), the world’s leading and largest funeral service association, announced that Anna Bernfeld, CAE, Lesley Witter, CAE, and Gail Marquardt have been appointed to key roles that will help position the association for future growth.
Not Everything From Legacy.com Is Bad: What I Learned From Reviewing 1 Million Online Condolence Messages
It’s no secret that we don’t see much value (any) in the services Legacy.com provides to the funeral profession, so posting content from Legacy.com that we are calling ‘valuable’ may come as a shock to you.
There are a myriad of reasons why as humans we don’t like the truth; the truth often exposes weakness, the truth forces us to confront reality, the truth may “offend,” sometimes the truth has consequences, and ignoring the truth may be easier than making change for course corrections.
This week we provided services for a local law enforcement officer killed in the line of duty. Now, every funeral director I know has had that feeling in the pit of their stomach when the evening news announces that an officer has been killed in their community.
We all love a good story, and this kind of content gets the highest engagement on the social media. If you want to draw people to your business, increasing exposure and warm feelings toward what you do, tell them an engaging story! What kinds of stories might you tell? Consider these:
Many of the best years of Glen Davis’ life were spent driving a school bus for Grand Meadow Public Schools.
He drove bus for 55 years. There was hardly anything about it he didn’t like. He loved the kids. And when he finally decided to call it quits a decade ago, he wasn’t sure it was the right decision.
The loss of a family member can be too much for some people to bear, but learning how much a funeral can cost is enough to send many over the edge.
I’ve seen it too many times to count.
In Cindy Gallop’s Twitter profile, she states “I like to blow sh*t up. I am the Michael Bay of business.”
You can say that knowing how to tie a scarf is a matter of survival in this type of frigid weather. Here are 11 ways to do just that.
The 2015 National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) Professional Women’s Conference will bring together funeral directors, educators, expert presenters and suppliers in a unique, intimate gathering to generate new ideas, foster professional growth and create lasting friendships. This conference, which is the leading gathering for women in funeral service, will take place April 24-26 at the Loews Chicago Hotel in the heart of the “City of Big Shoulders.”