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AC Jones does mostly service and parts articles. He also does a lot of the finance stuff. In addition to this, AC Jones announces some of the special events, contests, giveaways, etc. He has his own Facebook account which you can click to from his profile on AutoConverse.com.

How Offering Pre-Need Services for the Future Can Boost Your Business Today

How Offering Pre-Need Services for the Future Can Boost Your Business Today

Funeral homes have been using pre-need services as a way to grow their business for years.  A well-rounded pre-need program is certainly a great way to ensure financial stability in the future, but there are also ways it can benefit your business now. Develop a Reputation as a Resource By offering pre-need services, you will […]

Connect With Clients Online

5 Ways Funeral Homes Can Connect With Clients Online

Branching out and finding new ways to connect with clients is an important component of any long-term business plan.  These days, having a presence online simply isn’t enough – you need to have online interaction as well.  There are a number of ways you can be open and accessible online and each one can easily […]

Three Ways to Prevent Compassion Fatigue and Burnout in Funeral Professionals

Three Ways to Prevent Compassion Fatigue and Burnout in Funeral Professionals

While there are plenty of aspects of the funeral business that are physically demanding, it’s a job that is especially taxing when it comes to emotional and mental health.  Interacting with, supporting and helping people on the worst day of their lives requires a huge amount of emotional and mental energy.  After all, coping with […]

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Three Ways the Funeral Industry is Changing – And How to Adapt

  There are plenty of challenges when it comes to working in the funeral industry.  But one major advantage is that it’s an industry that is always in demand.  No matter if people want cremation, burial or niche internment, they want to work with a funeral professional in order to get the job done right […]

Funerals, Death and the Positive Spin - Is Mainstream Funeral Culture a Good Thing?

Funerals, Death and the Positive Spin – Is Mainstream Funeral Culture a Good Thing?

We wrote about Thomas Lynch and the PBS documentary that came out of his writings in a previous post. We discussed the idea of becoming desensitized to death and hearses as a result of disconnecting ourselves from deceased loved ones in many ways. Today, I ask this question: Do people that search and buy hearses […]

What It Means to be a Funeral Director - Part 1

What It Means to be a Funeral Director – Part 1

The funeral industry is one of the more secure and recession-proof industries in the nation. However, it takes a special person to become a funeral director. A person needs to be compassionate, understanding, business savvy and willing to work with dead bodies in order to be successful. The profession is also quite misunderstood. Following are […]

How a Show About Funerals Helps People Grieve

How a Show About Funerals Helps People Grieve

Does the sight of funeral cars in a procession make you sad? When you see a funeral home or something else related to death, do you get a lump in your throat thinking about a loved one’s death in the past? If so, TV might be a way to overcome this.  Shows like HBO’s Six […]

Beware Buyer Protection Program Scam

Beware Buyer Protection Program Scam

If you thought you were on the Kelley Blue Book website and were offered a “buyer protection program” with $1,000 or more in escrow, would you do it? I’m begging you. Don’t. It’s a scam. Kelley Blue Book doesn’t have a buyer protection program. And they are a reputable company that allows car owners and […]

A 4-Step Process To Buying Auto Insurance For Your Hearse

A 4-Step Process To Buying Auto Insurance For Your Hearse

Buying auto insurance for a funeral car can be intimidating. Does your insurance carrier even provide coverage for funeral cars? If so, are there discounts? What is the process for purchasing insurance for a hearse? In a word, it’s not a lot different than buying auto insurance for any other car. Here is a 4-step […]

Purchasing Tires For Your Hearse

Purchasing Tires For Your Hearse

There’s a good article at Autoconverse on shopping for discount tire and wheel packages. There is some good advice too. As a funeral director, you have a responsibility to your clients and to your staff to keep your costs low. You also have a responsibility to ensure that your vehicles are safe to drive. How […]