7 Funeral Influencers to Watch in 2018

We’re constantly on the lookout for exciting funeral professionals who continue to step into the spotlight and inspire others in our profession.   By innovating the ways they serve their changing families and connect with other funeral professionals, these funeral influencers have become quite successful at what they do. And we’re dedicated to sharing their […]

The REAL Value of Funerals That We Fail To Communicate

Humans have an inherent desire to celebrate a life lived and share their loved one’s story with one another. Yet, the “no service” mentality is taking hold in funeral planning. By abandoning the ritual and tradition of family and friends gathering to share memories and help each other grieve, they are ignoring the real value […]

7 FREE Online Classes Every Funeral Professional Should Take

Every January, people make New Year’s Resolutions to better their lives, their business and even themselves. But making the resolutions is the easy part. It’s actually creating an actionable plan of how you are going to achieve them that’s difficult — especially if it involves learning something new that you have never done before. Luckily, […]

6 Things We Learned In 2017 That Will Change Funerals Forever

As 2017 has officially come to a close, there’s no better exercise than to reflect on the past twelve months — skills acquired, discoveries made, lessons learned. What has made 2017 unique? What have we gained in the previous year that we can use to make the next year even better? In that spirit, funeral […]

6 Ways Funeral Professionals Benefit from The Right E-Commerce Store

When it comes right down to it, the role of a funeral professional is to help support families during their time of loss. We do this personally, by helping to plan a beautiful service that is reflective of the life that they are celebrating. And we do it second-hand, by helping connect friends and families […]

Transform Your Funeral Business in 2018 With This Resource

Funeral professionals have a 365-day-a-year job. Taking a vacation is tough. And finding time to focus on productivity? That seems like a pipe dream. Thankfully, you’re not on your own. There are a number of tools out there that will not only help you keep your New Year’s resolutions to get better organized and uncover […]

Your Biggest Funeral Takeaways From 2017… Do They Match Up With Others?

It’s tempting to dedicate the last few weeks of December to New Year’s Resolutions and lining up your goals for the New Year ahead. But there’s one essential step that you can’t skip out on between wrapping up 2017 and kicking off 2018 with a bang… Before you start creating your January productivity checklists and […]

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6 Inspiring Moments from NFDA 2017 + Announcing Our Contest Winners!

It never feels like you’re in the “golden age” when you’re in it. At the time, the famous Orson Welles radio shows of the 30s were just the usual nightly programs, and the Space Invaders release of 1978… just another video game. It’s not until you look back on these moments and the impact they […]

The Funeral Profession’s Top 5 Biggest Challenges

This year at NFDA, we challenged everyone to be the change — starting with what THEY thought was their biggest challenge in funerals. Attendees were asked to drop their ball into the tube that represented their biggest challenge, and these were the results… Now that we’ve identified our biggest pain points, it’s time to stop […]

6 Things Your Funeral Website Needs To Attract Families (& Turn Them Into Customers)

Most funeral professionals vastly underestimate the power of their funeral home’s website. Sure, your website is a convenient tool to share things like contact information, office hours and a quick overview of what you do. But more than that, your website has the power to attract families who have never heard of your funeral home, […]