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2015 Educational Webinars — Earn CEs and Discuss Relevant Issues
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2015 ushers in a new wave of webinars.  From the comfort of your firm or home, log online through your computer, iPad or cell phone and access free, member-only webinars or traditional CE webinars. These 60-minute programs are suitable for owners, managers and staff and offer an opportunity to interact with the presenter via polls, Q&A sessions, and live PowerPoint presentations. Just log on using your computer or mobile device.* All webinars are at 1:00 pm (EST).

Check out all the options below and get the most out of your OGR membership! Once completed, you will be redirected to a payment form.  All attendees are eligible for one continuing-education credit (CE) in states where approved. Note: OGR does not apply to Pennsylvania or Virginia for webinar continuing education credit.

To register, click on the registration button next to the webinar.


  

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September 24 –
1:00 PM EST
Webinar: Facebook Ads – All You Need to Know to Reach Your Families– Ryan Thogmartin, Disrupt Media Co.

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Facebook Ads a mystery to you? Not sure you see the benefit in spending money on them? Well consider the mystery solved! Ryan Thogmartin, a social media expert, will walk you through the process of creating Facebook ads from start to finish. You’ll learn about the benefits and drawbacks of this form of advertising and how to develop a strategy that highlights your grief services and reaches more families. Come prepared to explore how this means of connecting with consumers online can contribute to a more meaningful memorialization and get you started as soon as the webinar ends. 

Pricing:
Members: $120 per firm, unlimited number of phone lines and computer/mobile connections (all your staff can earn CEs for this low price).
Non-members: $150 per firm, unlimited number of phone lines and computer connections (all your staff can earn CEs for this low price).

Earn up to 1 CE hour with APFSP and licensing boards in most states and provinces. See www.ogr.org/ceus for more info.


 

 

October 28 -  1:00 PM EST
Webinar: Technology Marketing Trends: How to Dominate Tomorrow’s Economy - Patrick Schwerdtfeger, Author & Speaker
*This is a repeat of the Fall Forum Session on October 17. Not able to see Patrick live? Members may register for the webinar for free or pay and get CE credit. ($50 members/$75 nonmembers).

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Companies outside funeral service are taking up your market share. Hotels, event planners, and mobile funeral homes are fighting to serve your families too. By implementing key technological trends, you will succeed even in the midst of competition. This webinar will review
   - How to position yourself online so the public sees all you have to offer,
   - Key marketing trends that will make you stand out from your competitors, and
   - Why social media is not the only answer.

Pricing:
Members: Free for no credit or $50/person for CE credit
Nonmembers: $75/person (includes CE credit)

Earn up to 1 CE hour with APFSP and licensing boards in most states and provinces (PA and VA excluded). See www.ogr.org/ceus for more info. 



November 3
-  1:00 PM EST
Webinar: Unhackable: Protect Your Financial Data & Avoid Being Sued - Eric Castiglia, Memorial Payment Solutions
*This is a repeat of the Fall Forum Session on October 17. Not able to see Eric live? Members may register for the webinar for free or pay and get CE credit. ($50 members/$75 nonmembers).

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If you think your funeral home is safe from hackers, think again! A majority of data breaches occur in small businesses, all of which are legally liable for protecting their customers’ data.
Castiglia’s session will explore
   - A fool-proof plan for ensuring you’re compliant with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard,
   - 3 steps to protecting your customers’ financial data and avoid getting sued, and
   - Real world examples for applying these standards to funeral service.

Pricing:
Members: Free for no credit or $50/person for CE credit
Nonmembers: $75/person (includes CE credit)

Earn up to 1 CE hour with APFSP and licensing boards in most states and provinces (PA and VA excluded). See www.ogr.org/ceus for more info. 



November 5 -  1:00 PM EST
Webinar: The Hazards of the Internet: How Yelp, Your Website, & Obituaries Can Make or Break You - 
Robin Heppell, The Funeral Futurist
*This is a repeat of the Fall Forum Session on October 17. Not able to see Robin live? Members may register for the webinar for free or pay and get CE credit. ($50 members/$75 nonmembers).

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Many of you are inundated with responsibilities that take you away from serving families. What technological processes could you hand over to staff to improve your business, increase revenue, and manage your reputation?
This session will share
   - Tips for improving your website and converting searchers into customers,
   - Ways to handle online reviews, and
   - Steps to creating a better arrangement conference experience for families through simple tech tools.

Pricing:
Members: Free for no credit or $50/person for CE credit
Nonmembers: $75/person (includes CE credit)

Earn up to 1 CE hour with APFSP and licensing boards in most states and provinces (PA and VA excluded). See www.ogr.org/ceus for more info. 


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Visit www.ogr.org/ceus for CE state approval information.

OGR webinars are typically approved for 1 CE hour by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice (APFSP) and most state licensing boards (PA and VA excluded). It is the individual participant's responsibility before registering for any OGR course or event to verify that it is currently approved for CE in the state or states in which the individual is licensed

Did you miss them? Not a problem! OGR members have access to all previously recorded webinars for free. Simply visit the Webinar Podcats page (login required) to start watching now.

For more info, e-mail Jessica Smith or call (800) 637-8030.

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