“This or That” Funeral Edition: FFFW 158

ENJOY Friday Funeral Fast Wrap Funeral Industry News October 20, 2023

“This or That” Funeral Edition: FFFW 158

DISCLAIMER: None of the F’s in FFFW stand for “facts.” Enjoy the satire.

After today there are only 9 Fridays left until Christmas! That’s wild. Per tradition, we’re launching our “Christmas Countdown” tracker here at the FFFW.

For that reason, we’re throwing in a few holiday GIFs in today’s issue!

Fridays left til Christmas: 9

Homesteaders Makes it Rain?

What’s better than a 25 bps increase in growth on your preneed block? A 30 bps increase! Homesteaders is excited to announce one of the industry’s highest growth rate increases – an average of 30 bps on all new business, beginning March 15. Learn more.

This or That Questions: Funeral Edition

Have some fun with your co-workers with these q’s.

1) Alkaline hydrolysis or flame cremation for disposition?
2) Preservative embalming or restorative art techniques?
3) Customized vinyl wraps for caskets or standard upholstery?
4) Direct burial with minimal preparation or extended viewing options?
5) Advanced embalming techniques: cavity embalming or injection points?
6) Public relations strategies: community outreach or grief support services?
7) Cemetery coordination: exhumations or disinterments?
8) Digital marketing for funeral services or traditional advertising methods?
9) Continuing education through NFDA courses or local workshops?
10) Virtual attendance for remote family and friends or in-person-only service?

GIF Of The Week

You Otter Be Proud

  1. Everstory Partners, a Leading Deathcare Company, to Manage 84 Additional Cemeteries and Funeral Homes
  2. Daughters of the American Revolution work to restore historic Chester cemetery
  3. Wichita funeral home’s therapy dog comforts in a way no human can