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Funeral Tips: How To Take Your Families’ Happiness To The Next Level

View image | gettyimages.com Most people ﹘ outside of funeral directors, of course ﹘ do not realize just how much arranging, set-up, care, sweat and passion goes into planning the perfect funeral service. You can’t help but put a little heart and soul into every service you plan for a family, and you truly put […]

5 Ways To Avoid Family Business ‘Cons’ At Your Funeral Home

Mixing family and business can be a beautiful (and stressful) thing.Since I’ve spent most of my life running my own business and working alongside family members, I have a special place in my heart for family-owned funeral homes. The world needs more of the heart and soul that only family teamwork can offer.But, just as […]
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7 Tips For Encouraging Families To Pre-Plan Their Funeral

For funeral directors, there is perhaps no sentence sweeter or easier on the ears than, “I’m here to pre-plan my funeral.” (Ahh, just say it to yourself a couple times… brings a smile to your face, doesn’t it?)Why exactly do funeral professionals prefer pre-planning? Mostly because it gives them a chance to really connect with […]
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Watch Our Pet Memorial Tribute Video From ICCFA 2015

This past week, the funeralOne team headed out to San Antonio, Texas for ICCFA 2015. We love these conferences – they’re a really a great opportunity for us to connect with some of the leading innovators in the funeral profession, and also a chance for us to meet some of our amazing funeralOne clients face […]
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The Danger Of Not Owning Your Funeral Home Domain Name

View image | gettyimages.comThe internet has changed the way that businesses do everything. A traditional storefront with your name on the sign used to be the only thing you needed to draw families in to your funeral home and build a good reputation in your community. But now you’re now expected to have social media […]
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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 […]