Kates-Boylston Publications – American Cemetery

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American Cemetery & Cremation is an independent trade magazine for cemetery owners and managers along with others allied to the field. Each issue of American Cemetery & Cremation offers in-depth coverage of issues affecting the cemetery profession in today's competitive business environment, including grounds maintenance tips, national and state association coverage, marketing, insurance, computers/software and more. With the relaunch of the American Cemetery & Cremation, there is also an added emphasis on cremation.
Published monthly (12 issues per year)

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In October's Issue

  • Cover Story
    A New Approach to Cremation Memorialization – Every cemetery is different. That's one reason staff at Life Remembrance feel cemeteries should have more options for unique cremation memorialization.
    By Steve Cronin

  • Finance
    Using Financial Measures to Evaluate Your Business РFinancial measures are a tool used by almost every business Рincluding a cemetery operation ̱ to determine how well it is doing.
    By Todd D. Mannix

  • Green
    A Natural Next Step for Cremation Families – In increasing numbers, cremation families are turning to natural cemeteries to permanently memorialize a departed loved one.
    By Steve Cronin

  • Cremation
    Cremation Blueprint: Selling Things Families Might Not Know They Need – Leadership coach and author Anthony Caliendo explore show to introduce customers to products and services they may not know they want or need.
    By Steve Cronin

  • Business
    A Tipping Point in the Heartland? – It's not shocking that cremation rates have been steadily rising across the United States, but in certain parts of the country, the pace is significantly higher than expected.
    By Steve Cronin

  • Environment
    What's Going on with Cemetery Groundwater? – Scientists know what goes into the ground frequently winds up in our water. What they don't know is how the equation plays out in cemeteries.
    By Steve Cronin

In Every Issue


Association of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE)
  • Silver Award Table of Contents Design, 2005
  • Silver Award, Publication Re-design, 2004
United Communications Group (UCG)
  • Third Place, Best Instructional Reporting, "From Yesterday to Tomorrow: Does Your Cemetery Have a Plan?" May 2006
  • First Place, Good Writing, "Survivor Cemeteries," November 2005
  • Third Place, Good Writing, "Evanescence," March 2005
  • Second Place, Good Writing, "Honoring Competence, Courage and Sacrifice," June 2007
  • Third Place, Best Instructional Reporting, "Beware of Slip and Fall," November 2007
Graphic Design USA
  • Blue Book Advertising, 2005
  • Mortality Symbols, 2005