Funeral Home Social Media Training: ‘Experts’ or Snake Oil Sales?

As more funeral homes are joining the world of social media, it is not surprising to find the so-called “experts” offering social media training targeted for funeral directors.

Of course, it makes perfect sense to hire someone that knows nothing about funeral directors, to teach funeral directors how to be better at “sales” using Twitter, Facebook and the other available platforms. Sure, if your company sells vaults, you may draw a few more eyes to your business. When it comes to funeral homes, or actual licensed funeral directors, the typical approach to social media will not last for long. It may even hurt your business in the end.  So, how do you evaluate a so-called “expert?”

Ian Lurie has put together 10 Questions to Evaluate a Social Media Expert on Conversation Markeing. Enjoy!


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