Consumers may be lulled into a false sense of security using some funeral price comparison websites according to a blog article from eziFunerals Founder, Peter Erceg. The problem is that while funeral price comparison websites may save ‘some’ money that does not correlate with the best possible deal. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has had price comparison websites in its sights for some time levying huge fines for misleading conduct.
In essence, many funeral price comparison websites make lofty claims that they compare the market and offer you a better price for the service.
Here's a link to a blog from Ubiquity Labs, "... experts at partnering with organisations to create content-led experiences people love. And these experiences need to be ever-present, so customers can engage when, where and how they want. This is ‘ubiquity’ and we believe in it; it's not a catchphrase."
Official update from BD-071 (sanctioned by Standards Australia):
AS 4204:2019 Headstones and cemetery monuments was published on 1st April 2019. This Standard was prepared by the Standards Australia Committee BD-071, Cemetery Monuments, to supersede AS 4024 - 1994, Headstones and cemetery monuments, in response to a request from the cemetery industry and to a subsequent survey.
Implementing a modern cemetery management solution can be a great investment in the future for your cemetery, but what are the key things to weigh up in making this decision? The core business of operating a cemetery is changing, with increased regulation, changes in community expectations, and advances in technology. Selecting the right solution that will help you to meet these changing demands is critical to keeping your cemetery relevant and equipped for the future.
Here are 5 key considerations when choosing a cemetery management solution for smaller cemeteries:
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