MEDIA RELEASE: NJSFDA Convention and Expo. Robin Heppell addresses Funeral Directors on Reaching Your Community Via
Offering the same quality programming and networking you have come to expect from the New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association (NJSFDA), Robin Heppell has been requested to speak at the NJSFDA Convention and Expo held in Atlantic City, NJ. Heppell addresses funeral directors on the crucial focus of using the power of the Internet to reach their community.
Victoria, BC — Funeral Futurist, Robin Heppell has been secured by the NJSFDA to speak as one of the internationally recognized funeral experts offering funeral directors proven techniques and innovative strategies during the NJSFDA Convention and Expo.
The objective of Heppell’s presentation, “Reaching Your Community Via The Internet” is to empower Funeral Directors to take their past and current relationship building mindset and incorporate powerful online social media strategies to build their “virtual” community.
Robin Heppell, funeral speaker and funeral web strategist, added,“Internet usage is increasing faster than the cremation rate. If your funeral home has not yet established a web presence or begun marketing through electronic communications, you’re falling behind the curve. It is time to catch up now.”
With the difficulty of finding practical and relevant technologies for electronic communications for funeral homes, this presentation provides insight into the use of online articles with blogs, online radio shows with podcasts, online videos and social networks. The ultimate goal of focusing on these topics is to assist funeral directors in building relationships in the online community and dominating search engine rankings. A familiarity with valuable online services such as WordPress, YouTube, Facebook and LinkedIn will also be shared.
Over 150 delegates attended the Funeral Futurist’s presentation on the topic of Marketing to Your Community through the Internet at ICCFA, 2007. Mr. Daniel Osorio from ICCFA Administration commented, “Excellent info on how we can effectively use the Internet to market our business.”
(NOTE: For excerpts from previous events visit http://www.funeralfuturist.com/keynotes-workshops/speaker-video-clips)
“I have heard a lot of great things about the NJSFDA and its Convention and I am honored to be a part of its line up of presenters. It will also be great to meet face to face with the New Jersey funeral professionals who I have become “virtually” acquainted with through Facebook and my Funeral Futurist Newsletter!” remarked Heppell. “Plus I will recording more interviews for the FuneralGurus.com website so make sure you jot down what specific service or offering that your firms provides that makes you different and unique.”
About Robin Heppell
Robin Heppell, CFSP, combines his expertise in technology and pre-need, his formal business knowledge and his deep-rooted legacy in the funeral profession so that he can help funeral homes and cemeteries be more competitive, more profitable, and provide the best possible service for the families they serve. Through his consulting firm, FuneralFuturist.com in Victoria, British Columbia, he assists funeral directors and cemeterians throughout North America embrace and incorporate innovative strategies and technologies. His own websites include FuneralGurus.com and FuneralFuturist.com.
The New Jersey State Funeral Directors Association (NJSFDA) is nationally recognized. Founded in 1902, the NJSFDA is a not-for-profit trade organization that is committed to ensuring that communities receive professional and ethical funeral care. The organization provides resources to funeral directors, funeral homes, funeral consumers and the funeral profession as a whole.
The Convention will be held starting on Tuesday September 29, 2009 until Thursday October 1, 2009 located at the New Taj Mahal, Atlantic City, NJ. Registration will begin this summer and is open to all licensed funeral directors. All other registrations are subject to management discretion. For convention questions please contact Emily A. Moscetti, convention manager, via email to [email protected] or by calling 732.974.9444 or visit NJSFDA.com.
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