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Niki Smith

Niki Smith is the Marketing Campaign Manager at Homesteaders Life Company.

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Lock in Today’s Prices with P3 Price Protection Plan

August 9, 2023 by Niki Smith
Featured, Funeral Home Business

We know that for many funeral providers even small increases in material cost can significantly impact your already shrinking profit margin. This means many firms are always looking for ways to control costs without impacting quality of service.

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Facebook Ads for Funeral Homes: Tips for Promoting Your Business with a Small Budget

June 29, 2023 by Niki Smith
Featured, Funeral Home Social Media

In the world of social media, Facebook is king. Even with fluctuating users, Facebook has, by far, the most users over any other social media platform, with nearly 3 billion users — almost half of the world’s 8 billion population. Additionally, the average age of users is rising each year.

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5 Ways to Show Appreciation for Funeral Home Client Families

May 18, 2023 by Niki Smith
Featured, Funeral Home Business

As a funeral professional, you have the privilege and responsibility of helping families navigate what is most likely the most difficult time in their lives. While you are primarily focused on providing them with quality funeral services, it is important to remember to show appreciation to your client families in every stage of the process and throughout your interactions with them.

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5 Environmentally-Friendly Alternatives in Lieu of Funeral Flowers

April 13, 2023 by Niki Smith
Featured, Funeral Etiquette

Seeing the phrase “in lieu of flowers” in an obituary is a common occurrence. In short, it’s another way to say, “in place of flowers.” That’s why companies like Treasured Memories have created solutions for safe online memorials and community funding.

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How to Start a Career as a Funeral Director

March 10, 2023 by Niki Smith
Featured, Funeral Home Business

Are you considering a career as a funeral director? If you have a desire to help others and a respect for memorial services, then you may find personal fulfillment as a funeral director knowing you have helped families during their most difficult time.

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The Top 3 Goals for Funeral Professionals in 2023

January 5, 2023 by Niki Smith
Featured, Funeral Home Business

New year, new you! Each new calendar year comes with a renewed motivation in setting and achieving goals. You might set new year’s resolutions, goals or even a word of the year. We have compiled the top three goals that could apply to any funeral professional—and all of them center around one word: Grow.

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Top Funeral Home Business Blog Posts of 2022

December 8, 2022 by Niki Smith
Featured, Funeral Home Business

We feel the same. The year has flown by! By now, you are an expert superfan of our blog posts who loves to review a record year. If not, you are still an eager reader who wants a summary of the best tips for funeral professionals. Wherever you fall within this spectrum, we wanted to bring you a recap of our best blog posts of 2022.

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Treasured Memories Community Funding: A Solution to Safe Funeral Service Crowdfunding

November 22, 2022 by Niki Smith
Featured, Funeral Home Business

In the fall of 2020, Tim Briggs’ friend called him with shocking and unexpected news. That friend’s 18-year-old nephew had passed suddenly.

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Lessons from Stories That Stick by NFDA Keynote Speaker Kindra Hall

October 3, 2022 by Niki Smith
Featured, Industry Events

Businesses, brands, marketing teams and leaders at all levels are desperately trying to capture attention and resonate with consumers who expect more. Is there a secret weapon? A silver bullet to humanize and connect?

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Low-Cost Ways to Help Families Personalize Funeral Services

May 3, 2022 by Niki Smith
Featured, Funeral Home Business

Funerals continue to change as consumers are getting more creative in how they honor loved ones. When you personalize a service, it helps families find comfort in happy memories of their loved one’s unique characteristics and stories. Those special touches will help you earn your clients’ satisfaction, referrals and positive reviews. People who attend the services will also take note of the extra care you took to make the experience meaningful.

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