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Day: April 13, 2017

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Financial State Of Funeral Homes: It’s Time For Change

 

You would think that an aging population would mean record setting profits in the forecast for the funeral industry.  Many would suggest that this industry is “recession proof” for the simple fact that everyone will die eventually; so you’ll “never run out of clients”.  The reality though is there are a number of factors that influence this industry and times are changing. (more…)

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Where Are Your Obituaries Going? An Expose on Obituary Piracy

 

Obituary piracy is becoming an epidemic that is negatively affecting funeral homes.  The biggest problem associated with it is that everyone else is making money, and funeral homes are losing money.  It is becoming a growing problem that is getting worse and worse. (more…)

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Confessions of a Funeral Director: Things You Should and Shouldn’t Say at a Funeral

 

Funerals are a difficult time for everyone.  I’m sure we’ve all been to a funeral and witnessed an awkward encounter where someone says something that doesn’t go over well.  Below we’ve put together a list of the things you should say and things to avoid saying when offering condolences or expressing sympathy. (more…)

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