FIT Social Media Articles – Social Media News and Digital Marketing Tips for Funeral businesses

Regular updates to help your Funeral business

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.

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Eimer Duffy FIT Social Media for Funeral Professionals Home

Would you like me to contribute to your Funeral Publication?

I am interested in working with your Funeral Organisation. I have worked with many organisations across Ireland, the UK and the USA. If you would like me to write a guest post, contribute to your podcast or deliver a talk or workshop let me know.

Latest Articles

Guest Publications

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

Making smart use of tech to drive the growth of your business

Making smart use of tech to drive the growth of your business

Written for the The National Association of Funeral Directors - Funeral Director Magazine FDM - February 2024 issue

 

 

Why do I need a Social Media Statement for my Website Article British Institute of Funeral Directors

Why do I need a Social Media Statement for my Website Article?

Written for the The British Institute of Funeral Directors Journal - January 2024

 

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How to enhance your LinkedIn presence for Funeral trade conferences, exhibitions and everyday Article for Funeral Times August 2023 by Eimer Duffy FIT Social Media

How to enhance your LinkedIn presence for Funeral trade conferences, exhibitions and everyday

Written for the The Funeral Times in August 2023

Funeral conferneces, exhibitions and shows provide valuable networking oppotunities for Funeral professionals. And the great news is that one event that you definately want to be at this year is The Funeral Times trade show 2023 ...

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Harnessing the benefits of social media for cemeteries article by Eimer Duffy FIT Social Media ICCM Journal Summer 2023

Harnessing the benefits of social media for cemeteries

Written for the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (ICCM) in Summer 2023

Social media is now a valuable tool for cemeteries. Here are some of the benefits of using social media...

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How to attract new employees as a cemetery or crematorium using social media Eimer Duffy FIT Social Media

How to attract new employees as a cemetery or crematorium using social media

Written for the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (ICCM) in Spring 2023

This is a great question. Life has changed so much in recent years especially since the pandemic hit.

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The Funeral Times Why use social media for your Funeral home in 2023 - Eimer Duffy FIT Social Media landscape

Why use social media for your Funeral home in 2023

Written for the The Funeral Times in March 2023

Social media is here to stay and it's growing in popularity every day. It is a powerful tool that has many benefits. it can help Funeral homes connect with families and their communities.

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social media strategy for your funeral home Eimer Duffy FIT Social Media

Thinking of a social media strategy for your funeral home?

Written for the Funeral Services Journal in February 2023

The funeral home’s social media strategy should serve as an effective platform. Focused on connecting with and engaging bereaved families and their communities, it should promote the compassionate care, personalisation and services offered by funeral directors, establishing trust and credibility.

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ICCM What to include in a Facebook post for your cemetay or crematorium Eimer Duffy FIT Social Media

What to include in a Facebook post for your cemetery or crematorium Eimer Duffy FIT Social Media

Written for the Institute of Cemetery and Crematorium Management (ICCM) in Autumn 2022

When writing posts on Facebook for a cemetery or crematorium Facebook page, the goal is to increase traffic to your website.

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How to set up Google My Business FIT Social Media Blog

Google Business Profiles – why you need one now

Written for the Funeral Services Journal in June 2022

Google Business Profiles have now become a must-have for funeral businesses when it comes to search results, writes Eimer Duffy (right) from FIT Social Media. If you don’t have one, you might be losing customers to your competition.

>> Read the full article here

Review Funeral Services Eimer Duffy FIT Social Media

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

Written for the Funeral Director Websites in November 2021

Oh isn’t it great when you get a recommendation about a product or service from a family member or friend. We all like to hear something good about something we are considering and value recommendations from people we trust. This gives us confidence and peace of mind when it comes to purchasing a certain product or booking a service we need.

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Funeral Times Article Eimer Duffy FIT Social Media

Eimer Duffy answers your questions

Written for the The Funeral Times in November 2021

Eimer Answers your Questions - How can you make social media work more effectively for your Funeral business.

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Hashtag Handbook FIT Social Media 2023

Get instant access to your Hashtag Handbook

Receive a FREE copy of this Ebook that I created for Funeral businesses. Learn how to use
hashtags to raise your visibility online.

This handbook will assist you in developing your use of the right hashtags on social media. 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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Leveraging Your Funeral Home’s Online Presence With The Power of Online Reviews

Leveraging Your Funeral Home’s Online Presence With The Power of Online Reviews

Online reviews are key in today's digital landscape. They serve as a public testament to a business's credibility and quality of service. This includes funeral homes and businesses. Reviews or as I prefer to address them instead as "Feedback on the experience"....

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Want a better strategy for being online as a Bereavement professional in January?

Want a better strategy for being online as a Bereavement professional in January?

With January nearly here, it's not just about the new year etc.. It can also be a difficult time for people who have lost loved ones. By being proactive with being online as a Bereavement professional, you can be there to assist 24/7. But where do you start? Here...

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Making Social Media Work for Your Funeral Home SMART Goals simple steps for success 2024
Making Social Media Work for Your Funeral Home: SMART goals Simple Steps to Success

Making Social Media Work for Your Funeral Home: SMART goals Simple Steps to Success

Social media can be a powerful tool for a wide range of businesses. This is especially so for your Funeral home. Let's take Facebook as an example. It's not just about posting death notices. It's about connecting with your community and standing out. So how can you...

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A Funeral Director’s Guide to Embracing LinkedIn: More Than Just a CV or Resume!

A Funeral Director’s Guide to Embracing LinkedIn: More Than Just a CV or Resume!

In today’s digital world, having an online presence is vital for all professionals, including Funeral Directors. While the idea of exploring social media might seem daunting, LinkedIn is here to change that narrative. It's not just a place to showcase your CV or...

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July 2023 Some interesting Funeral conferences, events and exhibitions for the rest of 2023!
Some interesting Funeral conferences, events and exhibitions for the rest of 2023!

Some interesting Funeral conferences, events and exhibitions for the rest of 2023!

Summer is here! And I have been thinking about some of the Funeral conferences and exhibitions I have been to so far this year. I met lots of interesting people. Attended some insightful seminars and had the opportunity to go to networking events. With this in...

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What’s a hashtag and how to use them for you and your Funeral home or business?

What’s a hashtag and how to use them for you and your Funeral home or business?

To hashtag or not to hashtag? Now that is the real question…. You are super busy and yes social media is not at the top of your list. And when you do get time you are more concerned about what to post and hashtags are kinda a last thought. I get that. And to be...

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Want to make a “Great First and Lasting Impression” with social media cover images?

Want to make a “Great First and Lasting Impression” with social media cover images?

When people visit your social media accounts what is their first impression? Especially when it comes to the image at the top of your accounts? Do the images engage them and encourage them to want to find out more and even follow you? As the saying goes, “first...

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How to have the right strategy and tactics for marketing your Pre-Planning services?

How to have the right strategy and tactics for marketing your Pre-Planning services?

Are you looking for ways to make your Funeral home stand out from your competitors? For say when it comes to marketing your Funeral pre-planning/pre-need services? If so, it's essential to start with a marketing strategy and tactics that will set you apart. But...

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NFDA National Convention and Expo Baltimore 2022
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. 2022 National Funeral...

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