Honoring Funeral Professionals

Honoring funeral professionals on Labor Day In honor of Labor Day, we dedicate this post to all funeral professionals who spend their lives serving the community and positively impacting families. We are grateful for your hard work and passion for this industry, and we give you all the kudos for […]

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Macabre Museums: Bone Displays You Can’t Miss!

Human history is filled with grisly, nightmarish realities that seem to belong more in scary stories than social studies classes. But our perception of a past that is menacing and macabre is not necessarily accurate. Take bones for example. It was actually a Christian tradition to store bones in catacombs […]

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How NOT to Respond To Negative Reviews

Responding to negative reviews online. As a funeral home, it’s important that you encourage your clients to review your services online. We recommend review incentives, Facebook profiles, and updated Google photos & hours. However, this wonderful internet tool also provides an anonymous platform for ranting and raving and disgruntled, complain-y […]

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Tools of the Trade: Public Speaking and Sales

Learn how to apply public speaking success to sales! As final expense insurance agents and preneed salespeople, we can learn a lot from successful public speakers and the tools of the trade they have to master. Using public speaking strategies to refine your sales practice will help you gain more […]

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Shifting Attitudes of the Public: Funeral Costs

I had a conversation with a colleague of mine who I would consider a well-informed and responsible “millennial.” He asked me how much the average funeral costs, and when I told him the answer (about $7,300), he scoffed and replied, “For what? What do you get for that money?” This […]

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