Sunday, February 28, 2021

Strange Happenings Afoot: Is Your Firm Prepared for the ‘New Normal’?

Every business has expectations based upon past experience which owners and managers use to develop budgets, plan manpower, and project cash flow — but we have entered a period when all of the norms have evaporated, making every day an adventure and a challenge.

Funeral Directors Nationwide Overwhelmed by COVID-19 Surge

It’s our duty at The Funeral Leader to bring our followers the latest industry news and events. COVID-19 doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon, and many professionals in our industry are feeling overwhelmed. Here’s a round-up of recent articles depicting what’s happening across the country.

CANA’s 2021 Cremation Symposium Postponed

In light of the recent resurgence of COVID-19 across the United States and the world, the CANA 2021 Cremation Symposium has been postponed to February 9-11, 2022.

CANA Releases New Data on Cremation Growth; Expert Gives Predictions for 2021

As part of its most recent report, the Cremation Association of North America studied data that was collected from 15 states from March to August this year, focusing on the beginning of the pandemic. The data was collected from each state’s vital statistics department.

MKJ Marketing Announces 2021 Scheduled Seminars

After a year of restricted travel, it’s about time we take a trip. MKJ Marketing will be conducting our two most popular seminars in February and March of 2021.

How to Capitalize on the Cremation Spike

By Leader Editor Kara Apel Seeing a spike in cremation within your market? You’re not alone. According...

Software to Help Crematory Owners Sleep at Night (And Stay Off the Witness Stand)

As a crematory owner, there are already so many things on your mind — is your equipment working, are your staff following procedures, and most importantly … can families trust you?

WEBINAR: Seeing a Cremation Spike? Here’s How to Capitalize.

Our panel of experts will be sharing the best ways to adjust your marketing and operations to stay profitable through our new series: The Leader Briefing.

3 Ways to Check You’re Getting What You Should Out of Cremation Recycling

When you are presented with multiple options, but you just settle on the first or second without making an informed comparison, you are selling yourself short.

Arrangements Are Going Virtual: Here’s Why and What You Need to Know

What are virtual arrangements? Essentially, it’s the skill of making arrangements like you do in person with families — but now online through live video conferencing.