25 Of The Most Amazing Funeral Songs Of All Time To Add To Your Playlist

What’s a great funeral service without music that celebrates the life of a loved one perfectly? We asked funeral directors across the country what their favorite funeral songs are, and the votes are in. Say goodbye to the typical bag pipes you’d hear at a funeral, because these top 25 funeral songs to play at […]

How To Create a Meaningful Vision For Your Funeral Home in 2019

2019 is here, folks. Are you excited? Do you feel the butterflies in your stomach when you think about all the possibilities of 2019 at your funeral business? If you need a little inspiration, check out these epic inspirational quotes (they’re printable, too!). And once you’re inspired, it’s really important to ask yourself: what is […]

People Buy from People: Why Your Pre-Need Strategy isn’t Working (And How To Fix It)

In the funeral profession, it’s easy for us to understand the importance of pre-planning and making your last wishes known… before it’s too late. But most people outside of this “world” of ours have no clue about the importance of pre-planning. The interesting part is, it’s not even that families today don’t want to make […]

28 quotes for funeral professionals to jumpstart 2019

28 Inspirational Quotes for Funeral Professionals to Jumpstart 2019 [FREE PRINTABLE]

Now that the holidays have come to an end and 2019 is officially upon us… it’s time to start thinking about this exciting new year. What do you feel inspired to achieve in 2019? What impact do you want to make with your funeral business? How will you improve your personal life? What about your […]

How One Fed Up Funeral Director Created a Thriving & Modern Funeral Business

  As 2019 fast approaches, so too does the new paradigm of funeral service. We had the chance to sit down with Louise Winter, the owner of Poetic Endings, recently to find out where she thought the funeral profession was headed… and what’s wrong with the current state of affairs. Louise shared her open and […]

How End-Of-Life Doulas Can Teach Us A New Way of Dying… And Grieving

There are many similarities between birth and death. Just like birth… death is a deeply personal, emotionally and physically intense journey for the loved one and the family and friends involved. Henry Fersko-Weiss got to thinking about these similarities, and wondered. What if we supported the dying and their families, the same way we support […]

6 Free Holiday E-Card Templates For Busy Funeral Professionals

Funeral professionals everywhere can suffer a lot during the holiday season from things like stress, overwhelm, and long to-do lists. Sometimes the simple pleasures of the holidays get lost in the shuffle. One of them being sending out holiday cards to those you care about. Thankfully, we’ve got you covered in this realm. We’ve created […]

7 Easy Ideas For Creating Meaningful Tributes During the Holiday Season

Research has shown that the death rate in the United States increases by as much as 10% during the holiday season. This time of joy and celebration can also be a difficult time for many people who are coping with the loss of a loved one.   And as a funeral director, you have the […]

Cemeteries ARE Dying — And Here’s One Cemetery’s Bold Response

Take a long-time funeral director, a cemetery owner and a psychologist who specializes in grief counseling, put them together, and what do you get? An unconventional idea that just might be the future of cemeteries. At this year’s NFDA expo in Salt Lake City, Lynn Gibson and Jason Troyer of Grandview Cemetery hosted a seminar […]

9 Reasons To Be Grateful For Your Local Funeral Homes & Cemeteries This Thanksgiving

It’s Thanksgiving today and I’m writing from a hipster cafe in the historic center of Lisbon, Portugal. We don’t celebrate Thanksgiving on this day per se, so I wanted to take a moment out of my day to be grateful. I’ve been writing for the funeralOne blog for nearly seven years now, and over these […]