Meeting Consumer Expectations

Mike Bryan, General Manager of Batesville Technology Solutions, sat down with the staff at The Director to answer reader's questions about online trends and technology.  See the full article in the July "Asked and Answered" column. How are online trends impacting the funeral industry and what … [Read more...]

Web Content That Matters [Infographic]

Ever wonder what visitors are really looking for on your funeral home's website? We analyzed millions of visits to our website platform to reveal the content that really matters. Here we break down the types of visitors to your site and provide tips for meeting their needs.  Providing fresh, … [Read more...]

Announcing A New Website Solution [Video]

VIDEO:  See how our technology team developed the Professional websites and get a first-hand look at all of the exciting new features. Batesville’s New Professional Websites Allow Funeral Homes to Stand Out from the Competition Sleek design, easy-to-use platform, social media, and mobile … [Read more...]

Facebook & Obit Info [INFOGRAPHIC]

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VIDEO: Avoiding Common Technology Mistakes

In this recorded webinar, Mike Bryan, General Manager of Batesville Technology Solutions, walks you through our latest consumer and customer research to help you understand how to avoid technology mistakes. Take Action: Download the Technology Checklist Are you ready to take action to avoid … [Read more...]

SEO 101: Simple Steps to Improve Your Search Engine Rank

Why should you care about Search Engine Optimization (SEO)? Because the simple fact is that if you are not showing up in the top 3 to 5 listings on Google and other major search engines, then you are not going to achieve the online exposure needed to reach customers and grow your business. With … [Read more...]

Boosting Your Business with Technology

by Mike Bryan, General Manager of Batesville Technology Solutions Asked why he chose his lucrative – but dangerous – career, the notorious bank robber Willie Sutton replied, “Because that’s where the money is.” I recommend a similar, but legal, approach to business. If you want to grow yo … [Read more...]

HMIS Transitioning to the Batesville Brand

In September 2012, Batesville and HMIS joined together to pursue a common goal: helping customers move their businesses forward with technology. This shared effort brings together Batesville’s leadership in web-based technologies and deep understanding of funeral home operations with HMIS’s 25 years … [Read more...]

10 Essential Features for a Funeral Home Website

As the largest provider of websites in the industry, we understand what it takes to build a website that works for your business.  Ask yourself these 10 questions to see if your website is delivering all that it should for your business and the families you serve. 1. Are the recent obituaries … [Read more...]

Easy Tips for E-commerce Success

It's not always the largest funeral homes who generate the most revenue.  Some of our top performers are actually smaller, single-location firms who have found the secret to e-commerce success.  If you'd like to increase your revenues, follow these tips from the pros: Tip 1: Take advantage of all p … [Read more...]