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 August's Issue

  • Technology
    High-Tech Arrangements – Advances in technology are making it easier for cemeterians to operate their businesses and meet computer-savvy customers' expectations.
    By Steve Cronin

  • Technology
    New Angles in Cemetery Technology – Jimmy Pinocchio dreams that technology will one day have folks going to the mall to buy cemetery plots.
    By Steve Cronin

  • Cremation
    Cremation Blueprint: How to Sell Change to Your Employees – To be a successful funeral professional, you have to think on your feet ... especially when trying to determine what families want and how to provide it to them.
    By Steve Cronin

  • Business
    An Inside View of Outsourcing – While outsourcing grounds maintenance is not the solution for every cemetery, it can help operators save money, improve operations and more.
    By Steve Cronin

  • Cover Story
    All the Presidents' Graves – Author Brady Carlson treks to uncover the stories beneath the stones.
    By Sharon Verbeten

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