We get asked a lot of questions about Google and how search results work. Being a social media company we aren’t the experts on SEO so we did some digging and found this great infographic that explains how Google works. Enjoy!
It was bound to happen and before it is all over it will happen to just about everybody on Facebook – the #ICEbucketchallenge to support ALS. This weekend some of our fellow funeral professionals felt the piercing chill of ice cold water.
In years past, many pages on Facebook could do all right in terms of driving sales and traffic to websites without using advertising. But now, as more pages become serious Facebook marketers, you’re battling for diminishing space in your audience’s News Feeds. Demand for impressions, views and clicks is higher than ever, while the supply of News Feed space hasn’t grown to keep up.
So while Facebook is financially free if you want to chat with friends and look at cat memes, if you are using Facebook as a tool to grow your business, advertising needs to be part of the plan.
The 12-year-old boy was waiting outside the church, keeping an eye on the two draft horses while his father worked the funeral service. At point, the horses got frightened and ran, pulling the hearse behind them.
When his father came outside and saw the hearse was missing, the boy was crying and said, “I lost it.”
Perhaps the best Robin Williams tribute video I’ve seen and just a minute long.
When the Cremation Association of America was founded in 1913, members received a unique badge with a medallion depicting a torch encircled by the Association’s name. Above was a banner with the city of the first convention, Detroit. Each year, the name of the hosting city would be attached to the badge of attendees who were present.
I do not understand suicide. The reason I do not understand it, is because even in my darkest days I never was surrounded by so much pain that I saw death as the only option. And I am blessed that my depression never took me down that road. But I understand feeling lost. I understand sadness. I understand feeling alone. I also understand that life is constantly changing.
If we’ve learned anything from the stock market crash of 2008, it is that the economy is fickle and businesses (including funeral homes) are the first to feel the pinch. The concern for cutting operational costs is one of the biggest concerns for Funeral Director’s
Putting dead people in buildings was never smart engineering. Mausoleum burial began as the prerogative of the powerful, providing the perception of a dignified end to a life of esteem. The majesty of the Taj Mahal and the wonder of the Egyptian pyramids carried the idea into the 20th Century.
Great leaders are the driving force behind every successful professional association. CANA is proud to announce that the progressive, forward-thinking tradition of its governance continues unabated with the latest board installation. During its 96th Annual Convention, August 6-9, 2014, at the Minneapolis Marriott City Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, CANA’s membership elected two new directors to the CANA Board.