William “Bill” Wappner is a trusted authority in the deathcare industry, previously serving as president of the National Funeral Directors Association and the Ohio Funeral Directors Association.
CBS has committed to film a pilot for a new TV show that may hit closer to home than you ever thought a comedy could.
An Austin startup company that turns ashes into diamonds has raised $1.2 million in its first round of funding.
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?
Keith Walker, president and licensed funeral director at Walker Funeral Homes & Crematory, has proven himself as an industry leader through his decades of work within funeral service.
The question asked most often by crematory owners is, “How do you compare to other recyclers?” This is a difficult question to answer because it’s hard to know what their experiences have been like. Recycling companies all operate differently.
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?”
Consumers rely on websites and apps for almost everything these days, so why would we expect anything different in the deathcare industry?
An article in a medical journal written by experts in Thailand appears to suggest that a medical examiner contracted COVID-19 from a deceased person.
As a business owner, I have received mixed feedback as to whether or not I should publish the pricing for our services on our website and marketing materials.