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Do You Have a Facebook Post for Valentine's Day? Use This FREE Video Download

Feb 9, 2018 12:40:22 PM / by Justin Crowe posted in Valentine's Day, Blog, download, Facebook, free, Funeral Homes, Social Media Strategy, storytelling

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Holidays are a great time to reach out to your local community on Facebook. They are a shared experience driven by love and compassion - two things funeral directors specialize in. Valentine's Day is a perfect time for your funeral home to share in the celebration with your community by posting on Facebook. We've made a free Facebook video download for you to make this task easy!

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CONTENT IS A WASTE OF MONEY | FUNERAL hustle 018

Jan 26, 2018 1:07:18 PM / by Ryan Thogmartin posted in Blog, Facebook, storytelling, FUNERAL Hustle

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Wanna know what it's like in our office on a typical day? How do we plan, how do we do meetings and how do we stay on top of all that changes in the social media world? You spent most of 2017 following me around the globe at speaking gigs and client meetings, now, get an inside look at the real work of running a company, leading a team of 22 people, managing hundreds of clients and keeping tabs on Facebook changes. Also, how have we positioned ourselves to be the leaders and stay in the lead?

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Want Success? Don’t Be On Auto Pilot! | FUNERAL hustle 014

Nov 9, 2017 9:27:10 AM / by Ryan Thogmartin posted in Blog, storytelling, FUNERAL Hustle

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This one is going to be a wicked pissa! We packed our bags and set out to the East Coast for the annual National Funeral Directors Association! FH 14 shows you the hustle and bustle of a convention of this size with such companies as funeralOne, Homesteaders Life Company, Tukios, Inc. and lastly, we give YOU the key to successful social media marketing.

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Working Your Way Up From The Bottom with Death Care Marketing Mogul, Ryan Thogmartin of Disrupt Media Part 1

Sep 15, 2017 11:28:56 AM / by Ryan Thogmartin posted in Blog, Funeral Homes, storytelling

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Many of my followers and friends have asked how I got into the death care space. Now is the time to share. This is my story. Definitely, the most open and transparent I have ever been. Would love to read your thoughts below.

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12 Benefits of Social Media Every Funeral Home Needs to Know

Aug 10, 2017 12:57:01 PM / by Ryan Thogmartin posted in Blog, Funeral Homes, Social Media Strategy, storytelling

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Social media is 'marketing.' It's not the new marketing, it's the current state of marketing, and funeral homes and death care companies can no longer afford to ignore it. There are so many reasons why death care companies need to get their heads out of the sand and start engaging on the platforms used by over 68% of all Americans.

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WE DON’T SELL CONTENT, WE TELL YOUR STORY | FUNERAL Hustle Episode 006

Apr 19, 2017 8:17:49 AM / by Ryan Thogmartin posted in Blog, Funeral Homes, Social Media Strategy, storytelling, FUNERAL Hustle

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Music City jammin’ for ICCFA 2017! The camera rolls in Nashville for Episode 006. Get an inside perspective on the strategic conversations that happen during ‘quick pitch’ opportunities. See and hear how the approach we use isn’t about selling content to a funeral home or cemetery. This isn’t a smash and grab – we are all about driving leads and ROI for our clients, plain and simple. Listen to Ryan layout the plan and process we use with clients to drive over $20,000 a month in Preneed leads through results driven Facebook marketing.

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NO. MORE. TOMORROW. | FUNERAL Hustle 004

Mar 13, 2017 5:52:07 PM / by Ryan Thogmartin posted in Blog, storytelling, FUNERAL Hustle

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When it comes to funeral homes engaging on social media - there is no more tomorrow. You MUST get involved now. Stop waiting.

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The Ultimate Instagram Cheat Sheet for Funeral Homes

Mar 9, 2017 3:45:52 PM / by Ryan Thogmartin posted in Blog, Funeral Homes, Instagram, Social Media Strategy, storytelling

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To win you need attention and trust. It's a circle. Attention…trust, they feed each other, and without one, you don't get the other. You've got to be able to capture attention, but you also need your audience to trust you. The marketing element in which the funeral profession has been terribly lacking is in building trust. All of what we hear mainstream about the funeral profession is negativity. Being able to capture somebody's attention while building trust is extremely, extremely valuable when it comes to engaging with the consumer and securing business for now and for the future.

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BATESVILLE to DETROIT | FUNERAL Nation 003

Feb 17, 2017 11:50:45 AM / by Ryan Thogmartin posted in social media, Blog, storytelling, FUNERAL Hustle

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48 hrs. - Ohio to Indiana - Back to Ohio - To Detroit - Back to Ohio

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Why Your Personal Brand Is As Valuable As Your Business Brand and 5 Ways to Build It

Feb 2, 2016 10:52:28 AM / by Ryan Thogmartin posted in social media, Facebook, Funeral Homes, storytelling

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It’s not rocket science. It’s not mind blowing. It’s not new. In fact, it’s pretty flippin’ basic. The funeral business is personal. This is a 100% relationship business. That’s right, relationships – in high school we called this ‘popularity,’ and the prom king always got the girl. The class president wasn’t the most qualified candidate – just the best looking. The funeral business isn’t much different.

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