One Day This $3m & Shares Deal Could Make You Remembered

One Day This $3m & Shares Deal Could Make You Remembered

Why would a business set up a $3m & Shares deal for a digital legacy platform? Becuase this is an emerging market worth $b across the world. What can we learn from the recent deal between Halitron and Life's Time Capsule about solving the age old need to say, "I was ere?" 

This Is 3 Important Lessons from SAIF's Digital Marketing Campaign

This Is 3 Important Lessons from SAIF's Digital Marketing Campaign

"It is a new step for SAIF, but one that we felt was very much in line with how we want to grow... This type of marketing is an approach employed by other organisations and one which – in this day and age – is increasingly important." So said Terry Tennens, Chief Executive of The National Society of Allied & Independent Funeral Directors. What was he talking about and what can you learn from their digital marketing campaign?

Driverless Cars: Should Funeral Directors Be Worried? You Need To Know Why.

Driverless Cars: Should Funeral Directors Be Worried? You Need To Know Why.

Should Trends In Technology Make Us Sit Up & Take Notice?

At the recent excellent National Funeral Exhibition event were almost 200 stands with businesses connected to the funeral industry. Why were there not more businesses selling and displaying products and services meeting the changing needs of a digital marketplace? Asking this question and looking at the interesting BBC Horizon programme on driverless cars, this post should prompt a few questions about if FD's are adapting to changing times. 

This Is 1 Easy Way To Immortalise Your Family Name Online

This Is 1 Easy Way To Immortalise Your Family Name Online

Creating A Digital Legacy Website For Your Family

In this post, we look at the easy and simple way that it is possible to create a website that immortalises and celebrates your family history and heritage. The Finklestein Family have done just that. Using a simple WordPress site they have created something that they and their descendants will treasure forever. 

You too can do the same - we can even help you do it!

This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy #4

This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy #4

This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy - Four Part Series 

Lesson Four - A Picture Paints A Thousand Days

In the last six months, I have written 106 funeral services. Wrapped up in the mystery of those unwelcome days, are four valuable lessons I have learned. Lessons about life and how you can leave a digital legacy for your family. This is lesson four.

Download the full series with a link on the page.

This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy #3

This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy #3

This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy - Four Part Series 

Lesson Three - Plan Your Funeral

In the last six months, I have written 106 funeral services. Wrapped up in the mystery of those unwelcome days, are four valuable lessons I have learned. Lessons about life and how you can leave a digital legacy for your family. This is lesson three.

Download the full series with a link on the page.

Children's Digital Assets - This Is Important News For Parents

 Children's Digital Assets - This Is Important News For Parents

Who Owns Your Child's Digital Assets?

In 2015 a 15-year-old Germany girl took her life. Her parents understandably want answers to the question why? Was she bullied online? Was the pain of those secret messages on her social chat pages so immense that she took her life to end the hurt? The question is who has the right to access those messages?

This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy #2

This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy #2

This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy - Four Part Series 

Lesson Two - Life Is Short

We cannot judge a song by its duration
Nor by the number of its notes;
We must judge it by the way
it touches and lifts our souls.
Sometimes those unfinished
are among the most beautiful.

In the last six months, I have written 106 funeral services. Wrapped up in the mystery of those unwelcome days, are four valuable lessons I have learned. Lessons about life and how you can leave a digital legacy for your family. This is lesson two.

Download the full series with a link on the page.

This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy #1

This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy #1

This Is What 106 Funerals Taught Me About Life & Digital Legacy - Four Part Series 

Lesson One - Take Time To Share The Stories of Your Life

Helping 106 families face death teaches you about life. Death comes to us all. It comes mostly at times when you least expect it. It comes to the old, the sick, the young and the healthy. It comes. It will come to you.

In the last six months, I have written 106 funeral services. Wrapped up in the mystery of those unwelcome days, are four valuable lessons I have learned. Lessons about life and how you can leave a digital legacy for your family. This is lesson one.

Download the full series with a link on the page.

Are Facebook Guilty Of Restricting Digital Legacy?

Are Facebook Guilty Of Restricting Digital Legacy?

When someone dies we try to hold onto everything that reminds us of that loved one. Memories can be tied to things, personal possessions of course. Mostly, it is photos that hold such deep value because the life of the lost one lives again for that frozen moment stored on film. But what if that moment is digital?What if you are prevented by a corporation from seeing that memory, what would you do? A sad story of couple in Germany highlights again the critcal issues around digital legacy.

Guest Post - Is Your Online Legacy Stronger Than Death? How To Take Control of Your Future With Vivala.me

Guest Post - Is Your Online Legacy Stronger Than Death? How To Take Control of Your Future With Vivala.me

Digital Legacy Guest Post - A new web platform is launched to help protect our valuable digital assets.  As we grow older living online, the term “digital legacy” will become more important. We can begin protecting our valuable assets by creating an account at Vivala.me - a new website that helps people to control their online legacy. Even after death!

Guest Post - What's The Future of Death & Space Exploration?

Guest Post - What's The Future of Death & Space Exploration?

Virgin Galactic will soon send commercial passengers into space. This is going to happen as hundreds of dedicated and passionate professionals — including rocket scientists, engineers, and designers from around the world — united in creating something new and lasting: the world’s first commercial spaceline.

In this age of space travel and future thinking Benjamin Stotter has submitted a guest post which poses the question what happens if we die in space! Talk about future planning!! Thanks Benjamin – this is probably the first post anywhere on the subject.