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4 Irish Funeral Customs We Can All Learn From

St. Patrick’s Day is a time-honored, revered day for all-out celebration and shenanigans. Whether you live in Ireland, have Irish heritage, or you just enjoy taking on the luck of the Irish for one day only, St. Patrick’s Day is now a worldwide celebration. After all, who wouldn’t want to take part in a day […]
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25 Stats Make You Think Twice About Your Funeral Home Marketing

Your website is one of the most important assets to your funeral home marketing. We’ve been saying it for years ﹘ if your families cannot find your website and services online, the chances of them seeking out your funeral home are slim.And while your funeral home may have an online presence, there is still a […]
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We Asked, You Responded: What Would Your Funeral Be Like?

It is no exaggeration that most funeral professionals live and breathe and their jobs.Whether you’re meeting with someone to pre-plan a memorable and unique funeral, or helping a family put together a service that honors the life of a loved one who has recently passed, most of our days are focused on helping our families […]
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8 Funeral Professional Women You Should Know About

Image: SourceWomen have long been an important part of the funeral profession. Being that many funeral homes across the country started as (and remain) family owned and operated businesses, many moms and sisters have become funeral directors right alongside dads and brothers in order to help the local families in their community.And each year, more […]

4 Traditions Wedding Planners Are Leaving Behind (& You Should Too!)

Celebrations and life moments have come a long way from their traditional roots of the past, and wedding planners know this perhaps better than anyone. While most couples used to get married in a church with a traditional, religious ceremony, many are now ditching the priest and church pews for a service that is a […]
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How To Avoid The Future of Funeral Service’s Mistakes

What happens when your market changes faster than you can keep up?The most obvious answer: mistakes are bound to be made. Lot’s of them. And experts have predicted that there are plenty of mistakes that funeral service, as a whole, could make if we don’t change our ways sooner than later.What are these mistakes, you […]
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8 Productivity Hacks For Busy Funeral Professionals

We all know being in the funeral profession requires a lot, if not all, of your time and energy.After all, death never comes at a good time for anyone. But what if I told you that you could be happier, healthier and more productive by implementing a few simple techniques into your daily routine?If you’ve […]
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Essential Steps For Kicking Off Your Funeral Home Marketing

We all know how impactful online marketing can be for your funeral home. We’ve heard it time and time again ﹘ a good social media plan or an awesome website can help you attract more families than ever before. And it’s no exaggeration! While most families used to look to their local Yellow Pages or […]
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Guest Blog: Our Failure To Communicate About Cremation

A couple of years ago, my grandmother’s sister – my great aunt – died. Per her wishes she was cremated. A short memorial service – with the urn present – for family and close friends was held at the cemetery. Prayers were said and those who were there to say goodbye were invited to share […]

9 Ways To WOW Families With Funeral Personalization

We all know that, when it comes to baby boomers and funeral arrangements that your families will remember, personalization is key.They don’t want the same old service and burial that their grandparents had. Instead, they want something that helps showcase the best moments of their life in a memorable and personalized way.However, once families walk […]