Funeral Social Media Blog
We racked up the miles this week – meeting with Batesville – A Hillenbrand Company in Batesville, Indiana (No Cameras) and then heading to Detroit for a jam session with A.H. Peters Funeral Home before swinging by funeralOne to talk about the future of funeral service.read more
I realize this may hurt your tender feelings or step on your toes, but sometimes it’s necessary to straight up tell the truth even if it makes you angry. By abandoning these outmoded advertising methods and turning to social digital marketing you can save a lot of money while reaching a lot more people.read more
Facebook is a constantly evolving platform, and it’s important for businesses that utilize the channel for marketing purposes to stay on top of what’s new. In this article we will review some of the latest features funeral business professionals can’t afford to miss.read more
Looking for digital marketing help to introduce its new Vital ICE app, Vitalboards® has selected DISRUPT Media to coordinate its social media strategy and content management. Using their proprietary FUNERAL Social Design Process, DISRUPT Media has helped Vitalboards successfully introduce their mobile Vital ICE app to the funeral profession.read more
Lead generation lacking for your funeral home? Ramp up your efforts this year simply through running a few Facebook contests. Increase engagement on your Facebook page and recognize deserving individuals in your local communities all while capturing email and phone numbers that you can add to your CRM.
We have broken down five contest ideas to help you get started:read more
Back to the West! One could say it is going to be busy for the next 24hrs. A demo with the Homesteaders Sales team, explaining how Social Media marketing can and WILL work for Funeral Homes in 2017, FN team-up with The Funeral Commander – Also, why you should jump on the Instagram train NOW!!!read more
When making marketing decisions, it’s critical to pay attention to the statistics that are out there. Otherwise you are basing decisions on what might have worked in the past without giving consideration to a rapidly changing marketplace. Recent survey data has indicated the following:read more
A quick 23 hours in Phoenix for the ICCFA Wide World of Sales conference. It’s all part of the FUNERAL hustle.read more
A random approach to Facebook posting has proven to yield little benefit for anyone who has used it. The frustrated testimony of numerous funeral vendors and funeral home professionals is verification enough. This is why they talk to me.read more
Coming at you with fire. We get very practical on this episode.
This week we discuss:
1. Do your employees control you social media? Do you have access. . .
2. Should you connect your Facebook Page to your Twitter account??
3. You love pinning and repinning DIY projects on Pinterest, but does Pinterest have a place with your funeral home?
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I talk with numerous funeral directors every week. When we discuss how they are currently marketing their business, they list the usual methods: radio, newspaper, television, Yellow Pages, direct mail, and…word of mouth (WOM). Almost always they will comment that word of mouth marketing is, by far, the most effective.read more
Trump dismissed his opponents’ use of their huge cash reserves to advertise in more traditional ways, saying that “social media has more power than the money they spent, and I think maybe to a certain extent, I proved that.”read more
If you hated Pokémon Go then you are really going to hate what comes next.
I was asked at a recent speaking engagement what I thought was coming next in the funeral profession around product and technology. First, I think Pokémon Go was just a taste of what is coming on the consumer side of augmented reality and Facebook isn’t going away.
Watch the full (under 5 minute) video to hear what my thoughts are on the future of technology if the funeral profession.read more
Yes, it’s a strong claim to make, but there are too many examples of funeral related businesses whose Facebook pages ARE working to deny the truth…when you do it right, your page will generate a lot of attention, engagement and leads (yes, real leads from families in your community).read more
“Since we started working with Ryan and his team at DISRUPT, our Facebook “Likes” have gone through the roof,” stated Music. “To be brutally honest, I don’t feel like I’m wasting my advertising dollars at all.”read more
Social media outlets (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) are here to stay. They may evolve but, like hunger, they will never go away. You can ignore utilizing them in your marketing plan. But if you do, your business will eventually die.
Here are 15 statistics that make our point:read more
Just because Facebook is available and fairly easy to utilize does not mean it’s a slam dunk to do it well. Many poorly executed, inefficient, and downright ugly Facebook pages exist out there. We’ve identified the 6 critical elements below you’ve got to get right. Check these things against your business page to make sure your Facebook presence is not a distraction and a detriment to your funeral home:read more
After a great talk in beautiful Chattanooga, Tennessee, Ryan takes a few mins to talk about NOW and why you need to change your perspectives and open up to different marketing mediums. Don’t get left behind thinking you’ll be able to catch another train to the future, tomorrow is here today (Now).read more
This means that over half of Americans carry, in their purse or pocket, the means by which you can capture their attention with the content you post!
With this in mind, here are some ideas for generating preneed leads on your Facebook page:read more