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Get a free demo of our funeral home marketing services today! en Wed, 09 Nov 2022 16:23:01 GMT 2022-11-09T16:23:01Z en 15 Viral Video Hooks for Any Funeral Home or Cemetery https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/15-viral-video-hooks-for-any-funeral-home-or-cemetery <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/15-viral-video-hooks-for-any-funeral-home-or-cemetery" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://social.disruptmedia.co/hubfs/viral_funeral_videos.png" alt="15 Viral Video Hooks for Any Funeral Home or Cemetery" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>What happens when you create more than 1.2 million Facebook posts for funeral homes? You figure out what works — and what doesn’t.</p> <p>By “works” we mean what drives engagement — what gets people to read, like (or love!), and comment. It’s what ultimately gets your website contact form filled out and your phone ringing.</p> <p>So without further ado, here are the top viral video hooks that are guaranteed to get more engagement for your funeral home or cemetery:</p> <h2></h2> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/15-viral-video-hooks-for-any-funeral-home-or-cemetery" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://social.disruptmedia.co/hubfs/viral_funeral_videos.png" alt="15 Viral Video Hooks for Any Funeral Home or Cemetery" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>What happens when you create more than 1.2 million Facebook posts for funeral homes? You figure out what works — and what doesn’t.</p> <p>By “works” we mean what drives engagement — what gets people to read, like (or love!), and comment. It’s what ultimately gets your website contact form filled out and your phone ringing.</p> <p>So without further ado, here are the top viral video hooks that are guaranteed to get more engagement for your funeral home or cemetery:</p> <h2></h2> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=5302468&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fsocial.disruptmedia.co%2Fblog%2F15-viral-video-hooks-for-any-funeral-home-or-cemetery&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fsocial.disruptmedia.co%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Wed, 09 Nov 2022 16:23:01 GMT ryan@disruptmedia.co (Ryan Thogmartin) https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/15-viral-video-hooks-for-any-funeral-home-or-cemetery 2022-11-09T16:23:01Z We Spent $5,000,000 on Funeral Homes Ads https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/we-spent-5-million-on-funeral-homes-ads <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/we-spent-5-million-on-funeral-homes-ads" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://social.disruptmedia.co/hubfs/five-million-funeral-home-ads.jpg" alt="We Spent $5,000,000 on Funeral Homes Ads" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Let’s say you have $500 to invest. Wouldn’t you want to put that money into something that’s actually<span>&nbsp;</span><em>proven</em><span>&nbsp;</span>to generate a positive return on your investment? And not just a positive ROI — an eye-popping, bank-breaking 18X ROI? You can probably think of several things to do with $9,000, right?&nbsp;</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/we-spent-5-million-on-funeral-homes-ads" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://social.disruptmedia.co/hubfs/five-million-funeral-home-ads.jpg" alt="We Spent $5,000,000 on Funeral Homes Ads" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Let’s say you have $500 to invest. Wouldn’t you want to put that money into something that’s actually<span>&nbsp;</span><em>proven</em><span>&nbsp;</span>to generate a positive return on your investment? And not just a positive ROI — an eye-popping, bank-breaking 18X ROI? You can probably think of several things to do with $9,000, right?&nbsp;</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=5302468&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fsocial.disruptmedia.co%2Fblog%2Fwe-spent-5-million-on-funeral-homes-ads&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fsocial.disruptmedia.co%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Thu, 01 Sep 2022 18:05:28 GMT ryan@disruptmedia.co (Ryan Thogmartin) https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/we-spent-5-million-on-funeral-homes-ads 2022-09-01T18:05:28Z 3 Important Questions Every Deathcare Company Should Be Asking https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/3-important-questions-every-deathcare-company-should-be-asking <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/3-important-questions-every-deathcare-company-should-be-asking" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://social.disruptmedia.co/hubfs/3_important_deathcare_questions.jpeg" alt="3 Important Questions Every Deathcare Company Should Be Asking" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>How many times have you looked at your phone today? Checked your email? Surfed the net? Scrolled through TikTok? That time adds up, and thanks to our devices’ nifty ability to send us our weekly screen time averages, we now see just how many hours we’ve spent down our various rabbit holes.</p> <p>What if you used that time — even a sliver of it — to do something that could make that phone ring and give you more occasions to use it to talk to families?&nbsp;</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/3-important-questions-every-deathcare-company-should-be-asking" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://social.disruptmedia.co/hubfs/3_important_deathcare_questions.jpeg" alt="3 Important Questions Every Deathcare Company Should Be Asking" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>How many times have you looked at your phone today? Checked your email? Surfed the net? Scrolled through TikTok? That time adds up, and thanks to our devices’ nifty ability to send us our weekly screen time averages, we now see just how many hours we’ve spent down our various rabbit holes.</p> <p>What if you used that time — even a sliver of it — to do something that could make that phone ring and give you more occasions to use it to talk to families?&nbsp;</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=5302468&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fsocial.disruptmedia.co%2Fblog%2F3-important-questions-every-deathcare-company-should-be-asking&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fsocial.disruptmedia.co%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Tue, 23 Aug 2022 23:54:47 GMT https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/3-important-questions-every-deathcare-company-should-be-asking 2022-08-23T23:54:47Z Patricia Hartley 3 Things Funeral Homes Need to Be Doing RIGHT. NOW On Social Media https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/3-things-funeral-homes-need-to-be-doing-right.-now-on-social-media <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/3-things-funeral-homes-need-to-be-doing-right.-now-on-social-media" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://social.disruptmedia.co/hubfs/social-media-better.jpg" alt="3 Things Funeral Homes Need to Be Doing RIGHT. NOW On Social Media" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>When Ryan Thogmartin speaks, it’s best to listen. Why? Because this guy knows what he’s talking about, especially when it comes to deathcare and social media. Sort of like E.F. Hutton and investment banking … in the 80s. (Sorry you missed out on that gem, millennials!)</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/3-things-funeral-homes-need-to-be-doing-right.-now-on-social-media" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://social.disruptmedia.co/hubfs/social-media-better.jpg" alt="3 Things Funeral Homes Need to Be Doing RIGHT. NOW On Social Media" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>When Ryan Thogmartin speaks, it’s best to listen. Why? Because this guy knows what he’s talking about, especially when it comes to deathcare and social media. Sort of like E.F. Hutton and investment banking … in the 80s. (Sorry you missed out on that gem, millennials!)</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=5302468&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fsocial.disruptmedia.co%2Fblog%2F3-things-funeral-homes-need-to-be-doing-right.-now-on-social-media&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fsocial.disruptmedia.co%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Funeral Homes Social Media Strategy funeral home marketing Fri, 29 Jul 2022 15:24:27 GMT ryan@disruptmedia.co (Ryan Thogmartin) https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/3-things-funeral-homes-need-to-be-doing-right.-now-on-social-media 2022-07-29T15:24:27Z The Power of the Reoccuring Content https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/the-power-of-the-reoccuring-content <p><img src="https://social.disruptmedia.co/hs-fs/hubfs/boompowerofreoccuringcontent.png?width=712&amp;name=boompowerofreoccuringcontent.png" alt="boompowerofreoccuringcontent" width="712" style="width: 712px;"><br><br>“What should I be posting on Facebook? I’ve used up all my good ideas.” - Lots of Funeral Professionals</p> <p><img src="https://social.disruptmedia.co/hs-fs/hubfs/boompowerofreoccuringcontent.png?width=712&amp;name=boompowerofreoccuringcontent.png" alt="boompowerofreoccuringcontent" width="712" style="width: 712px;"><br><br>“What should I be posting on Facebook? I’ve used up all my good ideas.” - Lots of Funeral Professionals</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=5302468&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fsocial.disruptmedia.co%2Fblog%2Fthe-power-of-the-reoccuring-content&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fsocial.disruptmedia.co%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> social media Facebook funeral home social media Wed, 11 May 2022 17:22:11 GMT ryan@disruptmedia.co (Ryan Thogmartin) https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/the-power-of-the-reoccuring-content 2022-05-11T17:22:11Z DISRUPT Media Drops Exclusive Marketing Opportunity at ICCFA https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/disrupt-media-drops-exclusive-marketing-opportunity-at-iccfa <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/disrupt-media-drops-exclusive-marketing-opportunity-at-iccfa" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://social.disruptmedia.co/hubfs/EMS_Press%20Release_1640x924.jpg" alt="DISRUPT Media Drops Exclusive Marketing Opportunity at ICCFA" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Zanesville, OH - DISRUPT Media, the funeral profession’s most innovative and disruptive marketing company, is offering attendees at this week’s ICCFA Annual Convention &amp; Expo the first opportunity to join its exclusive marketing collective.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/disrupt-media-drops-exclusive-marketing-opportunity-at-iccfa" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://social.disruptmedia.co/hubfs/EMS_Press%20Release_1640x924.jpg" alt="DISRUPT Media Drops Exclusive Marketing Opportunity at ICCFA" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Zanesville, OH - DISRUPT Media, the funeral profession’s most innovative and disruptive marketing company, is offering attendees at this week’s ICCFA Annual Convention &amp; Expo the first opportunity to join its exclusive marketing collective.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=5302468&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fsocial.disruptmedia.co%2Fblog%2Fdisrupt-media-drops-exclusive-marketing-opportunity-at-iccfa&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fsocial.disruptmedia.co%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> funeral home marketing press release Thu, 24 Mar 2022 17:11:21 GMT https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/disrupt-media-drops-exclusive-marketing-opportunity-at-iccfa 2022-03-24T17:11:21Z Patricia Hartley ONE POINT EIGHT BILLION https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/one-point-eight-billion <p><img src="https://social.disruptmedia.co/hubfs/1-8billion%20(1)-png.png"></p> <p>The largest stadium in the world, Narendar Modi Stadium, holds 132k people</p> <p><img src="https://social.disruptmedia.co/hubfs/1-8billion%20(1)-png.png"></p> <p>The largest stadium in the world, Narendar Modi Stadium, holds 132k people</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=5302468&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fsocial.disruptmedia.co%2Fblog%2Fone-point-eight-billion&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fsocial.disruptmedia.co%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Facebook Funeral Homes Social Media Strategy funeral home marketing Tue, 08 Mar 2022 03:18:32 GMT ryan@disruptmedia.co (Ryan Thogmartin) https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/one-point-eight-billion 2022-03-08T03:18:32Z Why Social Media? https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/why-social-media <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/why-social-media" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://social.disruptmedia.co/hubfs/whysocialmedia-png.png" alt="Why Social Media?" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Oftentimes, people ask us why we focus on social media so much. Though there are multiple reasons, there’s one that really sticks out more than the rest. But before we get into that, we need to explain some things.</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/why-social-media" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://social.disruptmedia.co/hubfs/whysocialmedia-png.png" alt="Why Social Media?" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>Oftentimes, people ask us why we focus on social media so much. Though there are multiple reasons, there’s one that really sticks out more than the rest. But before we get into that, we need to explain some things.</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=5302468&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fsocial.disruptmedia.co%2Fblog%2Fwhy-social-media&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fsocial.disruptmedia.co%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Funeral Homes Social Media Strategy funeral home social media Sat, 19 Feb 2022 21:39:34 GMT ryan@disruptmedia.co (Ryan Thogmartin) https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/why-social-media 2022-02-19T21:39:34Z Digital Marketing is NOT All Equal https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/digital-marketing-is-not-all-equal <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/digital-marketing-is-not-all-equal" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://social.disruptmedia.co/hubfs/notequal-png.png" alt="Digital Marketing is NOT All Equal" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>All digital marketing is important- but it’s not all equal.<br><br>There are so many ways to digitally market. Popular ones include- search engine optimization, pay-per-click, email, text message, and social media. There are several other forms but these are just a few that came to mind quickly.&nbsp;</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/digital-marketing-is-not-all-equal" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://social.disruptmedia.co/hubfs/notequal-png.png" alt="Digital Marketing is NOT All Equal" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <p>All digital marketing is important- but it’s not all equal.<br><br>There are so many ways to digitally market. Popular ones include- search engine optimization, pay-per-click, email, text message, and social media. There are several other forms but these are just a few that came to mind quickly.&nbsp;</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=5302468&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fsocial.disruptmedia.co%2Fblog%2Fdigital-marketing-is-not-all-equal&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fsocial.disruptmedia.co%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> Facebook Funeral Homes funeral home marketing Thu, 10 Feb 2022 01:05:32 GMT ryan@disruptmedia.co (Ryan Thogmartin) https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/digital-marketing-is-not-all-equal 2022-02-10T01:05:32Z Donut Overthink Social Media https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/donut-overthink-social-media <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/donut-overthink-social-media" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://social.disruptmedia.co/hubfs/donutoverthinksocialmedia-png.png" alt="Donut Overthink Social Media" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <h5>"DONUT" Overthink Social Media</h5> <p>This year, DISRUPT Media is really encouraging all funeral homes to step-up their social media game. Now, part of the social media equation involves creating fantastic content. For many funeral homes this is a daunting task. But it doesn’t have to be…<br><br>It can be as easy as eating donuts. <br><br>See, a couple of years back one of our members was looking for a way to consistently create fun content that their community would relate to. We ended up encouraging them to review donuts from a beloved local establishment on a weekly basis. They followed through and the videos were great! Not surprisingly, people really liked seeing the funeral home on video, and people loved seeing the donuts. Over the course of a month, this created thousands of views and incredible interaction between the funeral home and the community.<br><br>Watch it for yourself!</p> <div class="hs-featured-image-wrapper"> <a href="https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/donut-overthink-social-media" title="" class="hs-featured-image-link"> <img src="https://social.disruptmedia.co/hubfs/donutoverthinksocialmedia-png.png" alt="Donut Overthink Social Media" class="hs-featured-image" style="width:auto !important; max-width:50%; float:left; margin:0 15px 15px 0;"> </a> </div> <h5>"DONUT" Overthink Social Media</h5> <p>This year, DISRUPT Media is really encouraging all funeral homes to step-up their social media game. Now, part of the social media equation involves creating fantastic content. For many funeral homes this is a daunting task. But it doesn’t have to be…<br><br>It can be as easy as eating donuts. <br><br>See, a couple of years back one of our members was looking for a way to consistently create fun content that their community would relate to. We ended up encouraging them to review donuts from a beloved local establishment on a weekly basis. They followed through and the videos were great! Not surprisingly, people really liked seeing the funeral home on video, and people loved seeing the donuts. Over the course of a month, this created thousands of views and incredible interaction between the funeral home and the community.<br><br>Watch it for yourself!</p> <img src="https://track.hubspot.com/__ptq.gif?a=5302468&amp;k=14&amp;r=https%3A%2F%2Fsocial.disruptmedia.co%2Fblog%2Fdonut-overthink-social-media&amp;bu=https%253A%252F%252Fsocial.disruptmedia.co%252Fblog&amp;bvt=rss" alt="" width="1" height="1" style="min-height:1px!important;width:1px!important;border-width:0!important;margin-top:0!important;margin-bottom:0!important;margin-right:0!important;margin-left:0!important;padding-top:0!important;padding-bottom:0!important;padding-right:0!important;padding-left:0!important; "> funeral home social media Fri, 04 Feb 2022 16:19:18 GMT ryan@disruptmedia.co (Ryan Thogmartin) https://social.disruptmedia.co/blog/donut-overthink-social-media 2022-02-04T16:19:18Z