funeral home

How To Provide Value To Every Family Walking Into Your Funeral Home

When it comes to finding business success, there are all kinds of workshops, classes, blogs or seminars out there that promise to hold the secrets to prosperity. Some experts might swear by a closely guarded sales pitch, or a recipe of tried and true marketing tactics that bring in new customers. But the truth is, […]

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How Viral Content Translates Directly To Funeral Success

In the world of internet success, there is no level higher than “going viral.” Whether it’s a blog post that’s been read by millions, a YouTube video that was shared around to everyone in your office, or even a picture on Facebook that earns hundreds of likes… going viral is the ultimate trophy when it […]

future of funerals

6 Ways To Thrive (Not Just Survive) In The Future of Funerals

What will the funeral profession look like in 10, or even 20 years? Well, that’s hard to tell… Think about 20 years ago, before the advent of the web, or Google, or cell phones. Oh, how different customer experience (and life) was then! Looking at just how much of the landscape of the funeral profession […]

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4 Completely Amazing Funeral Personalization Ideas To Embrace In 2017

When the topic of personalization first hit the funeral profession over a decade ago, it was a completely revolutionary idea… How great would it be if you could build and create a funeral service that was entirely unique and custom to a loved one’s life? When families entered a funeral home, they were no longer […]

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10 Reasons Why The World Should Be Thankful For Funeral Professionals

“Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgivings, turn routine jobs into joy, and change” – William Arthur Ward Tis’ the season for giving thanks. And before we gather around the table to stuff our faces with delicious food, let’s take a moment to honor and celebrate our favorite people in the world: funeral professionals. We […]

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How 7 Funeral Pros Are Changing What Families Think About Death

Death is not a one-size-fits-all topic… especially when it comes to today’s families. While funeral professionals of the past may have been able to rely on the idea that a funeral was a “necessary tradition,” today’s families simply don’t share those same feelings. In fact, because most generations that are taking over the funeral planning […]

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5 Movies With Unbelievable Scenes About Death and Funerals

There are some things we can never depend on the movies to get right… all those car chase scenes where the roadster flips three times, lands on its wheels from four stories up, and just keeps on cruising at 120 MPH? Yeah, right. And what about how every professional from architects to attorneys represent a […]

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Are You Ready For Funeral Busy Season? 8 Questions To Ask

For most people, the holidays are a time of family, friends, good food and celebration. But if you’re in the business of funerals, the words “holidays” and “Christmas” might make your shoulders tense up, your palms sweaty, and your stomach tingly. Yep, it’s true. Thanks to a strange phenomena that science still can’t explain, more […]

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Why Death and Dying Guides Are The Next Big Thing (And Why You Should Care)

It’s gotten to the point where explaining that the funeral industry is changing has become unnecessary… Just look at everything that’s going on; the advent of social media, the rising popularity of cremation, green burials, and so on. Another thing we’re seeing shift? The way that families respond to death. According to Don Morris, M.Ed, […]

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NFDA 2016: By The Numbers – Infographic

Want to embed this infographic on your own website?! Just copy and paste the following into your blog. Share this Image On Your Site Please include attribution to funeralone.com with this graphic. Or visit this link to share it on your Facebook or Twitter page. Did any of the statistics above shock or surprise you? […]