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Make use of the Funeral Director Daily “Free Classifieds”
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Make use of the Funeral Director Daily “Free Classifieds”

Funeral Director Daily offers free classified advertising in the following categories: Employment Opportunities Funeral Businesses for Sale Insurance Products We just want to make sure that your company is aware of these free opportunities to reach potential employees and customers.  Ads are free and will stay on the blog-site for 30 days without any effort by you.  We believe that this is an under utilized resource by our readers. Funeral Director Daily has over 900 daily subscribers and receives about […]

CBS commits to funeral home based comedy series pilot
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CBS commits to funeral home based comedy series pilot

You can read this article from Variety that informs its readers that CBS has agreed to a commitment for a series pilot to be filmed using a family owned funeral home as the backdrop. The series is currently titled “Fun”  – as in “You can’t spell funeral without f-u-n.”  In the sit-com a brother of a female funeral home owner returns home to help his sister run the struggling business. According to Variety, the sit-com will star former “Ugly Betty” […]

ASD becomes Funeral Director Daily sponsor
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ASD becomes Funeral Director Daily sponsor

Recently ASD has joined Cressy Memorial, maker of the Crowne Vault, as a sponsor of Funeral Director Daily.  We are tremendously gratified for the confidence that these fine companies have put in us as we deliver information and other resources to the profession. We asked a spokesman for ASD to give us a little information on their company that we could pass on to our readers.  Here is what they said: ASD has created a new class of answering service […]

Toronto company creates home decor urn
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Toronto company creates home decor urn

We recently learned thru a press release, that you can read here, of a Toronto based company, UrbanRIP, that has created a new urn called the Candlestick Egg Urn.  From our point of view, it is an urn designed to fit in a home decor where it will have meaning and accessibility for the family while being discreet for other visitors. According to the press release, “Family members and friends often keep a small amount of their loved one’s ashes; […]

Tattoo removal and preservation. . . another revenue source for your funeral home?
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Tattoo removal and preservation. . . another revenue source for your funeral home?

I heard about this process almost a year ago but did not really know enough to write on the subject until I came across this article from The Telegraph, a publication of Hearst Media. The process that I refer to is that of tattoo removal from a deceased body.  As it turns out there are those who have tattoos who would like to have them preserved after their time of death.  And, it is not only the bearer of the […]

Cressy Memorial becomes first Funeral Director Daily sponsor
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Cressy Memorial becomes first Funeral Director Daily sponsor

Cressy Memorial, an Indiana based group that operates as a sales and marketing agency for industry manufacturers, has become the very first sponsor of Funeral Director Daily.  You can see a photo of one of their products, the Crowne Vault, in the upper right hand corner of every page of Funeral Director Daily. In 2006, Cressy Memorial saw a need for a less expensive urn vault.  They believed the “high end vault market” was saturated but that the market was […]

El Paso funeral homes to aid shooting victims
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El Paso funeral homes to aid shooting victims

While the event that led to the offer is certainly something that no city anywhere should have to go through, we have learned today in this media release that many funeral homes in El Paso, Texas, will offer free services to those killed in the mass shooting attack in that city on Saturday. As of this writing, twenty people have been confirmed dead in the attack. The death care profession has always been known as one that gives local support […]

The Ontario liquid cremation debate
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The Ontario liquid cremation debate

Since February 2018 there has been a moratorium on the installation and licensing of liquid cremation, also known as alkaline hydrolysis or water cremation, in the Canadian province of Ontario.  At this point in time, according to this article from the Ottawa Citizen, the Wartman Funeral Home of Kingston is the only facility in the province licensed to cremate bodies using alkaline hydrolysis.  They operate a “high temperature” alkaline hydrolysis method of the procedure. However, again according to the article, […]

Everybody is reading Funeral Director Daily
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Everybody is reading Funeral Director Daily

Generally, I’ve never been one to blow my own horn.  I’ve always felt, “Just do my job and those I serve will be my best advertisers”.  However, I’ve found out that in the process of building a world-wide read blog, sometimes you have to tell people what is happening to help them get excited and tell others what they are missing. So, as you know, this blog has been home grown 100% with no financial resources thrown at building readership.  […]

Better Place Forests. . . a new wave of memorialization
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Better Place Forests. . . a new wave of memorialization

It seems like this medium is many times writing about the need for more permanent memorialization options to be available for our death care consumers.  It also seems like we spend a lot of time writing about new start-ups in the death care profession that are hoping to catch the new wave of consumer thinking.  Today, we are going to tell you about one new venture that we believe checks both of those boxes.  The venture is Better Place Forests.  […]