Monday, May 16, 2022

Shutting Down Social Media Accounts? Here’s a Helpful Guide for Families

I recently got a Facebook message from my deceased father. You read that right ... my deceased father. His Facebook account had been hacked seven years after he passed. Not only was this jarring to see so long after he had died, but it was also avoidable.
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Explaining Your Value: Interview with Funeral Leader Keith Walker

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.

4 Wardrobe Ideas for Female Caring Professionals

When it comes to choosing appropriate attire for the workplace, it’s no secret that women have many more options than men do – and thanks to online shopping, there are now more choices than ever before.
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Engaging Today’s Preneed Consumer: Interview with Funeral Leader Erin Williamson

Erin Williamson is a vice president at Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory, which now operates more than 40 funeral and cremation businesses across the East Coast.

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.