Monday, January 27, 2020

MKJ Announces 2020 Seminar Programming

PRESS RELEASE Largo, FL – MKJ’s 2020 Marketing Summit will investigate the consolidation of the industry relative to the...

How to Maximize the Value of Your Cremation Recycling

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.

5 Ways Funeral Professionals Can Prepare for Power Outages

It’s not so much a question of if your firm will be impacted by a power outage in the future, but when. Taking proactive steps in advance can greatly minimize the impact these unpredictable events can have on your funeral home.
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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?

A New Leash on Life: How to Add a Therapy Dog to Your Firm

Over the years, the Krause family has offered grief therapy dogs as a unique and special resource for families.

What is Death Positive Media? (And How You Can Tap Into It)

The grief experience is often a private one, but it seems as if the media is turning a corner against the previously held notion that death and dying are “taboo” topics.

Funeral Director Surpasses Fundraising Goal for Embalming Initiative in Kenya

The Leader previously interviewed Michigan funeral director Dominick Astorino when he was working to raise $15,000 to travel to Kenya.

New Video Library Shares Expert Advice from Industry Leaders

The ICCFA Educational Foundation, led by President Jim Price of Park Lawn Corporation, has released a new video library showcasing knowledge and expertise from more than 30 leaders in the deathcare industry.

Deathcare Podcasts You Should Know About

There are many podcast series that cover topics within the deathcare industry and are hosted by experts and outsiders alike.

Funeral Director Raising Money for Embalming Initiative in Kenya

Due to the lack of training, and the spread of diseases like cholera, yellow fever, and malaria, those who work in Kenya’s mortuaries are getting sick and some are even dying from the conditions.