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What Is Cemetery Mapping?

Cemetery managers wear a lot of hats.

One day cemetery maintenance takes priority. The next: comforting grieving families.

Through it all, one task never changes. Cemetery managers are always responsible for keeping valuable cemetery information safe and secure. They protect historical deeds, contracts, and records. They preserve financial and personal documents. And of course, they maintain what is arguably the most important cemetery document: the cemetery map.

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A cemetery map in CIMS cemetery mapping software

5 Advantages of Cemetery Mapping Software

Aging paper maps. Tattered logbooks. Busy spreadsheets.

What used to be essential cemetery management tools are now creating customer service bottlenecks for some cemeteries. Why? For cemeterians, information everywhere is information overload. When maps and records are scattered across multiple sources, it’s difficult to help grieving families quickly and effectively.

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What's the difference between CIMS Gold and CIMS Platinum?

The less time cemetery staff spend searching for records, the more time they have to do what they do best: serve the families with whom they work. That’s why thousands of cemeteries in the United States are using cemetery software to help managers easily input burial information on online cemetery maps.

By connecting all ownership, interment, and marker information on a digital map, cemetery mapping software gives cemetery managers real-time insights into which plots have been sold and which ones are available. In other words, with the best online cemetery mapping software, your map is your cemetery.

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