What Do Families Do With Flowers AFTER The Funeral?

One question often asked by families, friends and funeral home professionals alike is what should be done with the flowers after a funeral service is over? Many traditional memorials and funeral services include decorative floral pieces, as well as sympathy flowers sent by family and friends to the funeral home. But after the services have […]

11 Funeral Personalization Ideas Your Families Will Be Asking For All Summer

The long days and warm nights of summer always seem to bring about a celebratory feel, no matter what age or stage of life you’re in. As children, summer is synonymous with vacation and signifies months of freedom. As adults, we don’t experience that same freedom from obligations, but find ways to celebrate the time […]

What The World Would Be Like If Funeral Pros Didn’t Exist

For the last couple of years, the way that people look at and host events has completely turned on its head. Not too long ago, when it came to throwing a birthday party or planning a wedding, people were all about doing it bigger and better than anyone else. Who can I contact to help […]

Why Your Funeral Home Should FINALLY Embrace Webcasting

Do you remember when eBook readers first came onto the scene? It was 1998 and, at the time, nobody was even thinking about reading books or magazines on anything but paper. For you youngins out there who’ve grown up reading books on your iPhone or Kindle, get ready to be flabbergasted… Back in 1998, if […]

How To Make The Longest Day Of Summer The Most Productive For Your Funeral Home

If you’re anything like most other funeral professionals, by 9am you probably already have a to-do list that’s a mile long, a dozen calls to make, and a couple hours of sleep you’d like to catch up on. Your never-ending cycle of “must-dos” can overshadow how much time you get to spend giving your business […]

14 Inspiring Resources That Will Help Families Celebrate Dad This Weekend

Father’s Day usually brings about thoughts of corny coffee mugs, patterned ties, and goofy aprons about being “king of the grill.” It’s an excuse to buy Dad a dorky card to make him laugh and to give us a way to say how much we love him, because there’s no such thing as saying it […]

How To Connect With Families Before They Even Need A Funeral

No one gets cold-shouldered more than funeral professionals. In fact, it’s almost impressive just how good families are at ignoring the funeral profession all together… They drive past the funeral home on their way through town and look right past it. They spot one of the local funeral directors running errands and turn their head […]

4 Ways To Help Families Get The Most Value Out Of Their Loved One’s Tribute Page

Social memorial pages are changing the way that friends and families celebrate and remember life. You see, it used to be that when your loved one passed away, you would write down your name and address in a book at the funeral home, or you would log on to the funeral home’s web page and […]

How To Be The Most Unpopular Funeral Director On The Block

Most people have it all wrong when it comes to what they think of funeral directors. Trust me, after 16 years in the funeral profession, we’ve pretty much heard it all… from the mundane (funeral directors are dark, gloomy, creepy) to the outrageous (they’re vampires that sleep in coffins and only come out at night). […]

4 Ways To Welcome Summer Into Your Funeral Home

Now that the Memorial Day Weekend festivities have officially come to a close and June is nearly upon us, that can only mean one thing — the summer season is practically here. Let’s face it… there is nothing quite like a beautiful summer day or a long, celebratory holiday weekend to bring light and cheerfulness […]