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Too Full for The Dead

What happens when a cemetery is too full to facilitate more burials? UK and Irish cemeteries are increasingly facing this situation.  According to articles published in the Times, The Mail and The New Statesman, finding  the space to accommodate...

What Cemetery Mapping Is On Offer In The Market?

Digital mapping on offer in today’s market includes: digitizing paper maps, google map pins, GIS systems and GPS surveying. However it is important to realise that none of these offerings are truly effective without being linked to your records....

5 Signs You Should Upgrade Your Cemetery Maps

Is it time to upgrade your cemetery mapping system? Preservation issues, human error, inaccuracies… the list goes on! Let’s take a look at 5 top mapping issues being experienced by cemeterians, and assess the potential impact these can have on...

What Is 'True' Digital Mapping?

There is no shortage of digital mapping offerings in today’s market and there are a number of ways to interpret what it actually is. So, what is it? Let’s keep it simple, basically ‘digital’ means the representation of something on a device...

Can you protect your Cemetery from Vandalism or Natural Disaster?

With recents events in Philadelphia and St. Louis U.S. reporting details of Jewish and Catholic graveyard vandalism, where hundreds of tombstones were knocked over and desecrated, the issue of effective burial data management is increasingly...

Matt's Top Sales Tips: #3 Issuing Proposals

Do you use a CRM or Proposal tool? If not it’s easy and free to create your own! It’s beneficial to have a system that allows you to measure how many proposals you have out there, how many customers you winning and losing and why you are winning...

Matt's Top Sales Tips: #2 Qualifying Leads

Be sure to qualify your prospective customers - recognize the tire kickers and time wasters…., score your leads so you spend more time on the A’s and less on the C’s

Matt's Top Sales Tips: #1 Prospecting

When Prospecting you should always start with your end goal in mind. A simple way to locate or understand the demographics of a region is by using a site called City-Data.com - Stats about all US cities - real estate, relocation info, crime,...

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Calling All UK Cemeteries and Crematories!

New legislation in Scotland forces cemeteries and crematories into the 21st century. The Burial and Cremation (Scotland) Act 2016 states that information and registers must be kept in electronic form. It is only a matter of time before all the UK...