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 […]

The Challenges and Triumphs of Being a Funeral Professional During the Holiday Season

The holidays are an interesting time for funeral professionals. While everyone else taking time off of work and getting into the jolly cheer, you’re being asked to turn the volume of your willpower, focus and space holding abilities all the way up. Yep, the holidays are when you, my dear funeral professional, are being asked […]

A Return Home: How Funeral Homes Can Support Home Funerals

As a funeral director, your business has likely been set up around the concept of a traditional funeral. But did you know that fewer than ⅓ of Americans are interested in a traditional full-service funeral with embalming and burial? That means for every 3 people who walk in your funeral home, only ONE of them […]

31 Weird and Wonderful Facts On Death, Grieving and Funerals Every Funeral Professional Should Know

Death is by far life’s greatest mystery. It invokes in us a curiosity that is unmatched. That’s why some of the greatest writers, poets, scientists and philosophers of the world spend their life studying the topic of death. We have an equally big passion for learning about death and all the topics surrounding it, such […]

How Having “The Talk of a Lifetime” is Taking Funeral Planning to the Next Level

For the founders of The Talk of a Lifetime (TTL), it was becoming more and more evident that people were just not that into funerals anymore. The TTL council wanted to tap into this growing demographic  – the “I don’t want anyone to make a fuss when I die” group of people, who obviously could […]

Why Failure Is The Most Important Tool In Your Funeral Biz (With Real Life Examples)

In the early days of funeralOne, when I was just an excited kid with a lot of passion, I was always failing. And guess what? If it wasn’t’ for the failures of my early days… I would not be here today, writing this blog. We wouldn’t be serving 10,000 amazing clients around the world, everyday. […]

6 Death Industry Podcasts Every Funeral Professional Should Follow

Podcasts have hit just about every industry and scene out there in the last couple of years, and the funeral profession is no exception. As we continue to step into the future of the funerals, this journey will require more inspiration, more drive, more education and more collaboration from us. And podcasts… well, they just […]