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)

One-Year Subscription (12 issues): $49
Two-Year Subscription (24 issues): $85

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In June's Issue

  • Technology
    Technology Touchpoints – In a new feature, American Cemetery & Cremation helps you get the answers to your most pressing technology questions.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • Technology
    Make Friends with Yelp to Grow Your Cemetery and Cremation Revenue – Yelp is just one simple word. Yet for many business owners – including cemetery operators – just the mention of it has a tendency to set them on edge.
    By Welton Hong

  • Cover Story
    A Quiet Place of Rest – The columbarium at South Carolina’s Mepkin Abbey offers a tranquil and historic place of rest.
    By Steve Cronin

  • Grounds Maintenance
    A Good Plan for When Bad Things Happen – Cemetery operators share their experiences responding to high-profile cases of vandalism.
    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