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Foundation Partners Group Adds Anderson-McQueen to FPG Family
Funeral Industry Press Releases
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Funeral Industry Press Releases
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Foundation Partners Group Adds Anderson-McQueen to FPG Family

CDFuneralNews - August 17, 2017

Orlando, FL – Foundation Partners Group (FPG), a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences and products, has announced the acquisition of Premier Care of…

On Our Soapbox: The Truth About Cremation | FUNERAL nation 085
FUNERAL Nation
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FUNERAL Nation
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On Our Soapbox: The Truth About Cremation | FUNERAL nation 085

CDFuneralNews - August 16, 2017

Cremation truth and Social Media Screwup: Watch Ryan & The Commander tell it like it is on their soapbox! (more…)

How Watching Movies In a Cemetery Became an L.A. Summer Staple
Cemetery
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Cemetery
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How Watching Movies In a Cemetery Became an L.A. Summer Staple

CDFuneralNews - August 14, 2017

The often sold-out Hollywood Forever Cemetery screenings have cemented themselves as a seasonal institution in the Southland, drawing scores of fans and A-listers.

Funeral Homes are Struggling to Keep Their Doors Open
Cremation
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Cremation
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Funeral Homes are Struggling to Keep Their Doors Open

Ryan Thogmartin - August 13, 2017

This is a topic and conversation that does not get talked about or covered enough. We all want to put the blame on cremation and ignore the fact that many of the issues facing funeral homes aren't because families choose cremation but because of bad business decisions of many funeral directors who don't want to change or accept cremation.

Funeral Home Owner Howie VanRensselaer Wins July Sich Casket Giveaway
Funeral Industry Press Releases
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Funeral Industry Press Releases
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Funeral Home Owner Howie VanRensselaer Wins July Sich Casket Giveaway

CDFuneralNews - August 13, 2017

August 8, 2017 -- Sich Casket has announced the winner of their monthly “Year of the Funeral Director” casket giveaway for July. The winner, Howie VanRensselaer is…

12 Benefits of Social Media Every Funeral Home Needs to Know
Marketing
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Marketing
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12 Benefits of Social Media Every Funeral Home Needs to Know

Ryan Thogmartin - August 10, 2017

Social media is 'marketing.' It's not the new marketing, it's the current state of marketing, and funeral homes and death care companies can no longer afford to ignore it. There are so many reasons why death care companies need to get their heads out of the sand and start engaging on the platforms used by over 68% of all Americans.

Six Times Twitter Reminded Us Funerals Don’t Have to be Boring
Humor
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Humor
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Six Times Twitter Reminded Us Funerals Don’t Have to be Boring

Madison Ashby - August 9, 2017

These six people had funerals on their mind for one reason or another and decided to share with the Twitter world what they were thinking, and I’m pretty glad they did. People can come up with some pretty crazy things if you let them ramble.

Physicians Mutual Celebrates Preneed Anniversary with NFDA Sponsorship
Funeral Industry Press Releases
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Funeral Industry Press Releases
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Physicians Mutual Celebrates Preneed Anniversary with NFDA Sponsorship

CDFuneralNews - August 9, 2017

OMAHA – It’s been an exciting summer for Physicians Mutual, and the fun keeps on coming: the Company will celebrate its fifth year in the preneed market…

Funeral Homes: How to Shoot Video on a Budget
Marketing
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Marketing
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Funeral Homes: How to Shoot Video on a Budget

Ryan Thogmartin - August 7, 2017

Video content is the way to go. Consumers are infatuated with video. How many videos do you stop and watch on Facebook? 500 million Facebook users are…

The Only Good Aftercare Program Is A Consistent One
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The Only Good Aftercare Program Is A Consistent One

CDFuneralNews - August 7, 2017

Article contributed by Ellery Bowker, Aftercare.com Aftercare is following up. It’s customer service. It’s thanking someone for choosing your firm. It’s letting a family know you care. It’s…

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Foundation Partners Group Adds Anderson-McQueen to FPG Family
Funeral Industry Press Releases
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Funeral Industry Press Releases
825 views

Foundation Partners Group Adds Anderson-McQueen to FPG Family

CDFuneralNews - August 17, 2017

Orlando, FL – Foundation Partners Group (FPG), a leading provider of innovative funeral, cemetery and cremation experiences and products, has announced the acquisition of Premier Care of…

On Our Soapbox: The Truth About Cremation | FUNERAL nation 085
FUNERAL Nation
287 views
FUNERAL Nation
287 views

On Our Soapbox: The Truth About Cremation | FUNERAL nation 085

CDFuneralNews - August 16, 2017

Cremation truth and Social Media Screwup: Watch Ryan & The Commander tell it like it is on their soapbox! (more…)

How Watching Movies In a Cemetery Became an L.A. Summer Staple
Cemetery
148 views
Cemetery
148 views

How Watching Movies In a Cemetery Became an L.A. Summer Staple

CDFuneralNews - August 14, 2017

The often sold-out Hollywood Forever Cemetery screenings have cemented themselves as a seasonal institution in the Southland, drawing scores of fans and A-listers.

Funeral Homes are Struggling to Keep Their Doors Open
Cremation
195 views
Cremation
195 views

Funeral Homes are Struggling to Keep Their Doors Open

Ryan Thogmartin - August 13, 2017

This is a topic and conversation that does not get talked about or covered enough. We all want to put the blame on cremation and ignore the fact that many of the issues facing funeral homes aren't because families choose cremation but because of bad business decisions of many funeral directors who don't want to change or accept cremation.

Funeral Home Owner Howie VanRensselaer Wins July Sich Casket Giveaway
Funeral Industry Press Releases
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Funeral Industry Press Releases
48 views

Funeral Home Owner Howie VanRensselaer Wins July Sich Casket Giveaway

CDFuneralNews - August 13, 2017

August 8, 2017 -- Sich Casket has announced the winner of their monthly “Year of the Funeral Director” casket giveaway for July. The winner, Howie VanRensselaer is…

12 Benefits of Social Media Every Funeral Home Needs to Know
Marketing
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Marketing
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12 Benefits of Social Media Every Funeral Home Needs to Know

Ryan Thogmartin - August 10, 2017

Social media is 'marketing.' It's not the new marketing, it's the current state of marketing, and funeral homes and death care companies can no longer afford to ignore it. There are so many reasons why death care companies need to get their heads out of the sand and start engaging on the platforms used by over 68% of all Americans.

Six Times Twitter Reminded Us Funerals Don’t Have to be Boring
Humor
78 views
Humor
78 views

Six Times Twitter Reminded Us Funerals Don’t Have to be Boring

Madison Ashby - August 9, 2017

These six people had funerals on their mind for one reason or another and decided to share with the Twitter world what they were thinking, and I’m pretty glad they did. People can come up with some pretty crazy things if you let them ramble.

Physicians Mutual Celebrates Preneed Anniversary with NFDA Sponsorship
Funeral Industry Press Releases
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Funeral Industry Press Releases
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Physicians Mutual Celebrates Preneed Anniversary with NFDA Sponsorship

CDFuneralNews - August 9, 2017

OMAHA – It’s been an exciting summer for Physicians Mutual, and the fun keeps on coming: the Company will celebrate its fifth year in the preneed market…

Funeral Homes: How to Shoot Video on a Budget
Marketing
48 views
Marketing
48 views

Funeral Homes: How to Shoot Video on a Budget

Ryan Thogmartin - August 7, 2017

Video content is the way to go. Consumers are infatuated with video. How many videos do you stop and watch on Facebook? 500 million Facebook users are…

The Only Good Aftercare Program Is A Consistent One
News
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News
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The Only Good Aftercare Program Is A Consistent One

CDFuneralNews - August 7, 2017

Article contributed by Ellery Bowker, Aftercare.com Aftercare is following up. It’s customer service. It’s thanking someone for choosing your firm. It’s letting a family know you care. It’s…

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Who is in Control of Your Obituaries? Legacy.com Sold Two Weeks Ago
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Contributors
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Who is in Control of Your Obituaries? Legacy.com Sold Two Weeks Ago

Ryan Thogmartin - May 2, 2012

I am not sure how we missed this, but we did and I apologize. On April 10th Legacy.com Inc was sold to Great Hill Partners in a…

Living in “The Dash” is getting Funeral Homes Fined $7,500
Contributors
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Contributors
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Living in “The Dash” is getting Funeral Homes Fined $7,500

Ryan Thogmartin - May 8, 2012

I got an email a few weeks ago from someone in the industry who said many funeral homes have received a copyright letter from the legal department of Linda Ellis…

[Exclusive] Batesville Has a Big Problem…Their Endura Vault Won’t Stay in The Ground [Picture]
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News
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[Exclusive] Batesville Has a Big Problem…Their Endura Vault Won’t Stay in The Ground [Picture]

CDFuneralNews - May 24, 2012

We first started talking about the Batesville Endura Vault back in September 2010 when they were holding “Demo Days” across the country to introduce larger markets to…

Should I Just Pull The Plug On This Site?
Contributors
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Contributors
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Should I Just Pull The Plug On This Site?

Ryan Thogmartin - June 13, 2012

A few months ago I posted a reply I made to a blogger who wrote an article titled, "When Social Media is Not Right for You" and used the…

Beware, It’s A Scam
News
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News
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Beware, It’s A Scam

CDFuneralNews - December 10, 2012

The following alert comes from Ian Vosper, one of our faithful readers and President/CEO of Sequel Select Inc. Ian shared this with us via email: My friend,…

Tributes.com vs Legacy.com: Who is Providing the Value?
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Contributors
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Tributes.com vs Legacy.com: Who is Providing the Value?

Ryan Thogmartin - May 7, 2012

 In a recent article I shared my true dislike for Legacy.com and how I really see absolutely no value for funeral homes in the services they provide. Legacy.com is grabbing the…

The Entire Funeral Profession Freaked Out Over This Picture
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News
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The Entire Funeral Profession Freaked Out Over This Picture

CDFuneralNews - March 14, 2016

This photo was grabbed from the nationally televised funeral of past first lady Nancy Reagan. The uprise has been around how the casket isn't anywhere near being…

The Problem is Not Cremation…
Alan Creedy
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Alan Creedy
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The Problem is Not Cremation…

Alan Creedy - March 15, 2012

Article By: Alan Creedy, FuneralHomeConsulting.org …The problem is cowardice!! There, it’s been said. Plain and simple:  We have been unwilling to stand up for what we believe…

Funeral Processions Are An Inconvenience and Should Be Outlawed
Death Discussions
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Death Discussions
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Funeral Processions Are An Inconvenience and Should Be Outlawed

CDFuneralNews - September 3, 2014

Now before you get all bend out of shape please note that this is not the opinion of ConnectingDirectors.com and we do not feel this way at…

Funeral Directors Must Wear Black, It’s a Commandment!
Caleb Wilde
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Caleb Wilde
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Funeral Directors Must Wear Black, It’s a Commandment!

Caleb Wilde - March 7, 2012

This article comes from Caleb Wilde's blog, Confessions of a Funeral Directors. Caleb's articles are very thought provoking and sometimes very humorous. The following article fits that…

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