McDonough, John; Davis, John; Horan, John; Good, Michael Tod; Dorsey, Kent; Phipps, Bill; Phelps, Erin
April 2012
Mortuary Management;Apr2012, Vol. 99 Issue 4, p10
Trade Publication
The authors discuss to what degree of influence do their Web sites attract and/or support their mortuary business in the U.S. According to John McDonough of McDonough Funeral Home, their Web sites have simmered down to inquiries for service times and directions. John Davis of McCarthy Funeral Home notes that their Web site helped consumers use their time efficiently, from inquiring about service options to costs associated with those choices.


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