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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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Green Burial Topic: Burial Clothing

The new frontier of environmentalism has created some fascinating trends in the funeral industry. The new fashion in the death industry is green and ecologically-responsible clothing. Infinity Burial Suit Artist and entrepreneur Jae Rhim Lee has designed and created the ultimate green burial suit: a shroud lined with flesh-eating mushrooms […]

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