How 5 Funeral Pros Are Serving Families Better In 2017

Can you believe that we are nearly two months into the start of 2017?! It seems like just yesterday we were mapping out our New Year’s resolutions and creating a game plan for a happier, more successful year of funerals. But now it’s mid-February and most of us have come face-to-face with what I like […]

5 Funeral Articles You NEED To Share With Your Families

When it comes to funerals, there seems to be a veil between what families think of the funeral process and what actually happens behind the scenes. Everything from the way that families view funeral professionals (“they’re crooks who are just out to make a buck”) to the value that they feel funerals provide (“they’re a […]

Guest Post: When Will The Funeral Profession Go The Way Of Uber and Airbnb?

“In this world, nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.” – Benjamin Franklin Well, Ben, I am uncertain about that these days! While death and taxes are here to stay, how we deal with those two certainties certainly has changed. No longer does it seem strange or uncomfortable to ditch the […]

Why Funeral Professionals Need To Stop Hating On Cremation

Despite its ever-growing popularity, cremation still hasn’t exactly found favor within the community of funeral professionals. It’s kind of like the new kid on the block… the one from a place we don’t recognize, who we haven’t quite figured out just yet. At least, that’s how the subject of cremation is often regarded by funeral […]

Are Funerals a “Rip Off?” 5 Myths Debunked

Sometimes I’m not sure what’s more dreadful… losing a loved one, or planning their funeral. Both experiences can feel equally overwhelming, especially when it comes to finances. I think part of this stress stems from the stigma surrounding funerals and their cost. Google “planning a funeral” and you’ll probably find articles scattered throughout your search […]

8 Trends for 2017 That Funeral Pros Can’t Afford To Ignore

There’s nothing like the start of a new year to give businesses a clean slate. Along with a budget reset, the turning of the calendar page signals a time to refresh everything else, including your marketing efforts and the services you offer. It’s hard to miss the ubiquitous list articles in virtually every industry, detailing […]

The 3 Biggest Threats To The Funeral Profession… EXPOSED

If you ask funeral professionals what the biggest threat is that’s facing their profession, 9 times out of 10 you will likely get cremation as your answer. In the last few years alone, funeral directors have seen cremation rise from a second-choice funeral service option to families’ most popular pick for end-of-life services… and that […]

A Cheat Sheet For Exploding Your Pre-Planning Leads

“The best loved stores are not from books or films, but those from our own families.” – Jayne McGarvey, Genealogy Technology has transformed many aspects of our life for the better… we’re able to communicate and share information with people all over the world, we have access to more education and learning that we could […]

The Most Touching Funeral Moments of 2016

For many families, a funeral can feel like sad, somber affair… and understandably so. As much as we talk about funerals as a celebration of life and a chance to memorialize the ones that mean the most to us, they also mark the passing of someone whose life will be immensely missed. But out of […]

No More Excuses… These 9 Tools Will Bring You Funeral Success In 2017

As soon as you enter the month of January, there is simply no escape from the topic of resolutions. Whether it’s defining personal goals for the upcoming year, or listing out the professional challenges that may be in the way of business success, it seems like everyone around us has a set plan for what […]