Friday, December 2, 2022

FEMA Is Now Accepting Applications for Funeral Assistance: Here’s What You Need to Know

Starting today, April 12, FEMA is now accepting applications for financial assistance related to funerals, cremations, and interments for those who died from COVID-19.

How Perceived Value and Cremation Terminology Can Change Your Business

We are beginning to see a much-needed shift in the way our profession thinks about, talks about, and sells cremation services to families.

CANA Hosted Innovators in Seattle for 103rd Convention

Inspired by the enthusiasm of its members, the Cremation Association of North America decided to host the 103rd Annual Cremation Innovation Convention in-person this August 11-13, 2021 in Seattle, Washington.

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.

Leader Links: Navigating a New Normal

With COVID-19 dominating our news cycles, changing our daily routines, and heavily impacting the funeral industry, here’s a look at how different industry leaders across the country are handling the pandemic.

Captivate the Cremation Consumer’s Attention

Rolf Gutknecht knows that templates are not the most important part of your marketing strategy, because “for a marketing program to be clever, contemporary, and inviting enough to gain your audience’s attention, it requires meaningful thought, understanding, listening and … creativity.

CANA COCP™ Celebrates Addition of Alkaline Hydrolysis to Certification

Now the Cremation Association of North America Crematory Operations Certification Program™ (CANA COCP™) provides best practices in Alkaline Hydrolysis (AH), too!

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.

Pet Loss Ideas Every Funeral Home Can Use

You may already be assisting clients with the loss of their beloved family pet or may still be contemplating what it would look like to add these services to your existing offerings.

SOUND OFF: What Do Today’s Consumers Expect?

At MKJ Marketing’s recent Mastermind event in Nashville, I spoke with three leaders in our industry about the trends they’re seeing in their markets. Here’s what they had to say.