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Batesville Offers Free Education Week Webinars: May 24-25

May 11, 2016

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Batesville Offers Free Education Week Webinars: May 24-25

Batesville is continuing its popular “Finding Easier Ways” series of free educational webinars during the company’s quarterly Education Week, May 24-25, 2016. Education Week has become a “go-to” resource for busy funeral professionals looking to enhance their knowledge without leaving their office. Each webinar includes a 30-minute presentation followed by an interactive question-and-answer session.

In today’s world, technology is one of the most effective tools any business can use to improve its performance. This quarter, Batesville will be offering two sessions that provide valuable insights on ways to use technology within your funeral home and to attract more consumers. Details on each session are provided below. To register for either or both of these webinars, go to

Improving Efficiency with Business Systems

Presented by Bob Sheridan, Product Manager, Batesville

Tuesday, May 24, 1–2 p.m. (EDT)

Uncover the power of integrated business systems. Discover the efficiency gains that are possible by streamlining and connecting every aspect of your operations – from case management to website software. In this session, you’ll also learn how Batesville’s technology solutions can reduce data entry, minimize errors and free your time to focus on families.

SEO – Driving More Traffic to Your Funeral Home Website

Presented by Kim Evenson, Chief Marketing Officer, and Bob Sheridan, Product Manager, Batesville

Wednesday, May 25, 1–2 p.m. (EDT)

With more of today’s families looking online for funeral homes, if you’re not showing up in the top listings, your firm is becoming invisible. Digital marketing experts from Batesville and share how to improve your search engine results. They’ll help you understand what Google and other search engines look for on your site and how to leverage the most common search terms for funeral homes. With simple tips and practical examples, you’ll learn how to attract more potential client families and boost your local rankings.


Batesville (, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hillenbrand, Inc. (NYSE:HI), is the leader in the North American death care industry, offering a comprehensive portfolio of Burial Solutions, Cremation Options, Memorial Solutions and Technology Solutions. For more than 125 years, Batesville has been dedicated to helping families honor the lives of those they love.® Batesville’s innovation has changed the face of funeral service, from advancements in manufacturing and quality to patented features and memorialization offerings, technology and web-based solutions, and profit-enhancing merchandising systems. Our history of manufacturing excellence, product innovation, superior customer service and reliable delivery have helped Batesville be recognized by funeral professionals as #1 in product quality, service and innovation – 2 years in a row.


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