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 January's Issue

  • Cover Story
    Marketing Your Cemetery – How can cemeteries increase their brand awareness, engage with their target audiences and provide industry expertise in a competitive environment?
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • Memorialization
    Scattered Memories – As the cremation rate rises, so does the popularity of scattering. But what about families who also want a permanent memorial?
    By Steve Cronin

  • Outreach
    Keeping Bees – A Sweet Proposition – Two New York City cemeteries are pleasing customers and helping nature by inviting in beekeepers.
    By Steve Cronin

  • History
    The Debate Over Displaying the Stars and Bars – The controversy over displaying Confederate symbols is spilling over into 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