FIT Social Media Blog

Welcome to FIT Social Media blog. Here I share social media news, tips and updates. You can browse all of my articles and get insights into social media trends.

Sometimes it can be hard to stay ahead of Facebook, Instagram and the other social media channels with updates whilst running a business. Let me do the research for you and share updates on how to improve your social media presence.

5 social media mistakes to avoid for your funeral home

As a Funeral Director, you're committed to helping families at their time of need. And with the rise and popularity of social media, it has become important to show that online as well. Social media is ever changing. The good news is you can avoid some common social...

Why is a Google Business Profile important?

A few weeks ago I was attending a family funeral. I wanted to find out the directions to the church and then the cemetery. Thank goodness for Google Maps as I would not have found either. The Google Business Profile for each appeared and I was able to get there in...

Why have a blog on your funeral home website?

This is a very good question. I got asked this by a client. I said a blog is a great way to connect with your online community. And share information about your funeral home / business. When people are searching for a funeral home online, they want to see and read...

Giving NFDA2022 a “10 out of 10” rating as a Funeral Convention and Exhibition

Not long back and I thought I would let you know how I got on at  NFDA2022.  “The National Funeral Director Association’s International Convention and Expo 2022”.  It was in the Baltimore Convention Centre from 9th to 12th October 2022. And I found it to be an...

NFDA2022 not long now

Not long now ‘til NFDA 2022! The National Funeral Directors Association International Convention and Expo is in Baltimore, Maryland. It's on October 9th to 12th 2022. I will be attending for the first time and I am looking forward to it. A little introduction A few...

5 social media strategies when marketing a funeral home

Today I will show you how to use social media for marketing a funeral home online. I will guide you through the 5 best social media strategies for your funeral business. It is no secret that social media has had a major impact on the way we communicate.  We all...

All Set For The National Funeral Exhibition UK 2022

NFE2022 All set for my first in person exhibition in over two years- the “The National Funeral Exhibition” in the UK. It’s next month on Friday 10th June until Sunday 12th June 2022. The National Association of Funeral Directors’ leading Funeral conference and...

How to ask for customer feedback

Knowing why your customer choose your products or services? When was the last time you asked for customer feedback - months, years or never? Not comfortable asking? What about doing a survey which is anonymous using something like Google Forms? Keep the list of...

How to improve your Social Media Engagement?

We all want to have better social media engagement. Especially if you are a business that not consistent online or maybe starting out. So what is social media engagement and why is it so important? Social media engagement is the measure of likes, comments and shares...

Do people really know what services you offer?

What services? They say it's "Location Location Location" which matters when it comes to having a business and to shop local. I am all for that, but I do believe that your services are even more important. When was the last time you "Googled" services you offer and...
Why have a blog on your funeral home website?

Why have a blog on your funeral home website?

This is a very good question. I got asked this by a client. I said a blog is a great way to connect with your online community. And share information about your funeral home / business. When people are searching for a funeral home online, they want to see and read...

read more
NFDA2022 not long now

NFDA2022 not long now

Not long now ‘til NFDA 2022! The National Funeral Directors Association International Convention and Expo is in Baltimore, Maryland. It's on October 9th to 12th 2022. I will be attending for the first time and I am looking forward to it. A little introduction A few...

read more
5 social media strategies when marketing a funeral home

5 social media strategies when marketing a funeral home

Today I will show you how to use social media for marketing a funeral home online. I will guide you through the 5 best social media strategies for your funeral business. It is no secret that social media has had a major impact on the way we communicate.  We all...

read more

Guest Blog Posts:

I have written articles for a number of publications and businesses such as The Funeral Service Journal, The British Institute of Funeral Directors, The Institute of Cemetery & Crematorium Management and The Funeral Times. Here are a few articles to read by visiting the links below.

Funeral Service Journal Article Eimer Duffy

Google Business Profiles – why you need one now

I wrote this article for Funeral Service JournalJune 2022.

Funeral Director Websites Guest Blog image

Why are Google reviews important and what is the best approach in acquiring them?

I wrote this article for Funeral Director Websites November 2021.

Funeral Times Article Eimer Duffy FIT Social Media

Eimer Duffy answers your questions

I wrote this article for The Funeral Times, Issue 4 2021.

Ebook - Hashtag Handbook FIT Social

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Receive a FREE copy of this Ebook to learn how to use hashtags to raise your visibility online.

Hashtags? What are they? Why use them and what ones should you use for my Funeral business?

If these are some of the questions you have, then you've come to the right place. They are a very important element when it comes to social media.

This handbook will assist you in developing your use of the right hashtags on social media for your Funeral business. I have put together a range of lists for you to choose from. Select the ones from any of the lists that you feel will work for you.

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