Friday, April 19, 2024
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What Matters Most to Millennials Planning Funerals

As millennials age, they are engaging more with the funeral process, whether as a secondary decision-maker for extended family, or even navigating the death of a parent.

6 Easy-to-Use Tech Tools You Can Share With Families

There is no better time to make tasks easier for a family than when they are grieving the loss of a loved one. Here are a few examples of websites and apps that your staff can share with the families you serve.

How Much Does the Name of a Funeral Home Matter?

With over 40 years of consolidation, many independent funeral businesses find themselves with a collection of brand names. Certainly, when making an acquisition, the inclination is to keep the acquired firm’s name — after all they were a successful business, and you paid a lot for it, so why make a change that could undermine the firm’s reputation in the community?

How to Build a Successful Online Cremation Business

Consumers rely on websites and apps for almost everything these days, so why would we expect anything different in the deathcare industry?

Market Cannibalization: What It Means And Why You Should Care

The introduction and growing popularity of e-commerce cremation arrangements have raised the question and discussion of cannibalization within the funeral profession. Many are wondering: “Will families that would have paid the funeral home’s traditional pricing for cremation opt instead for their online offering?”

In the Age of Information, Misinformation About Cremation Recycling Just Doesn’t Cut It

The desire to always have the answer can be a slippery slope in any business, and plenty of people can make the mistake of regurgitating bad information in an effort to produce a response. Here's what you need to know.

NFDA Will Bring the Funeral Service Profession Together Again at the 2021 International Convention...

The National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA) is bringing the funeral service profession together for the 2021 International Convention & Expo, taking place October 17 through 20 in Nashville, Tennessee.

What Decreasing Life Expectancy Means for the Funeral Industry

While funeral services have been preparing for the long life expectancy of the huge baby boomer generation, we may not have been preparing for the possibility of more deaths from younger generations occurring shortly after or even during many projected boomer deaths.
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Staffing Crisis & Today’s Life Celebrations: Interview with Funeral Leader Jimmy Altmeyer Jr.

Jimmy Altmeyer Jr. is the president of Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, which now operates more than 40 funeral and cremation businesses across the East Coast.
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Planning Preneed Events That Work: Interview with Funeral Leader Margarita Hernandez

With the internet and social media, today’s consumer is inundated by information, so how do you cut through all of the noise and engage with them in a meaningful way?