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 May's Issue

  • Cremation
    Updating a Classic – It may be among the oldest continuously operating crematories in the U.S., but there is nothing dated about the way the Forest Lawn Cremation Co. does business.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • Advance Sales
    The Do's of Advance Sales – It's not always easy, but there are ways you can put your firm on a better financial footing.
    By Patti Martin Bartsche

  • Advance Sales
    Beyond Selling: Helping People to Buy – We are in the service industry. Much of what we provide our clients is intangible, and they need to experience it.
    By Susanna Pau

  • Grounds Maintenance
    Caring for Trees and Monuments – Woodlawn Cemetery defines and improves the role trees play in the overall health of its landscape.
    By Matt Fredmonsky

  • Cover Story
    A Mission to Honor the Forgotten – A New Jersey man and his group are working to make sure every veteran in the state gets the interment they deserve.
    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