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  Friday, Aug 9th, 2013

Sharing stories

We are living in an age where we have unprecedented opportunities for family and friends to stay in close contact with each other, even if we are separated by distance and time zones. Once upon a time we only had conversations; stories passed from one person to another.  Then letters: sometimes taking days, weeks or even months to reach their treasured recipients. Telegrams, telephones,...

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  Monday, Jul 22nd, 2013

Version 3 Launches Tomorrow

Benjamin Franklin said that “Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement and success have no meaning.” Here at One Room we are committed to that continual growth and progress, whilst being equally devoted to making sure that the quality of our service and the delight of our customer remain paramount. Success to us as a company is when the two of these...

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Tags: Technology, one room, Software, Version 3, Download, Downloading, Stream, Event, Virtual Memorial Site, Achievement, Success, Growth, Customers, Progress, Website, Integration

  Wednesday, Jun 12th, 2013

Build Your Online Presence

The Internet is changing the way purchasing decisions are made, even in the funeral industry as families start to use the information on the Internet to make decisions on which funeral businesses to use. If you are a funeral home or cemetery or crematoria- what are you currently doing to be part of the online world and part of this new decision making process? Typically families come to know of f...

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Tags: funerals, funeral business growth, funerals online, funeral marketing, funeral webcasting

  Tuesday, Jun 4th, 2013

Funeral Technology Trends

Whether we embrace it or not, the funeral industry is changing due to the baby boomer generation and rapid technological advances.  Baby Boomers are Internet and socially savvy. It has been observed that 80% of baby boomers are online, and spend between 36-40 hours on the web every month. They are the fastest growing demographic on Facebook. With that, Baby Boomers are using the Internet to f...

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Tags: webcasting, funeral technology, trends, funeral business, web memorials, social media

  Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

New Zealand has been quick to take up the funeral webcasting trend, as many New Zealand funeral homes now offer webcasting. The manager of an Auckland funeral home which recently installed the One Room system comments, ’Webcasting, through One Room, is an advancement from Skype. It has taken off a lot quicker than we thought it would’. We visited a number of funeral home managers who ...

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Tags: webcasting, funeral, funeral home business, funeral directors, webcasting benefits