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. […]

7 Industry Leaders Predict the Future of Funerals

  Everytime the f1 team hits any industry conference or event, we ask leaders we run into the same question: Where do you see the future of funerals going in the next five to 10 years? Why do we ask this? Because we all know that we’re in the middle of a wave of change. […]

Why Funeral Professionals Are The TRUE Santa Claus

Everyone knows that the holidays are so much more than presents and stockings. As Santa Claus would say, ‘Tis the season of giving… whether that’s giving back to your community, giving love to those around you, or even giving back to those who are less fortunate. But while the importance of giving back is amplified […]

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 […]

3 Things That Should Drive Your Funeral Home (& Everything You Do)

This month, the funeralOne team was in New Orleans for ICCFA 2016! Throughout the 4 days of this exciting funeral conference, some of the most innovative people in our profession gathered together to share their views on the future of funerals. Unable to make it to ICCFA 2016? You’re in luck – we’re sharing some […]

Why Working In Funerals Leaves You So Thankful At Thanksgiving

It’s hard not to be thankful for the little things in life when you work in the funeral profession. Sure, don’t get me wrong, I’m sure there are some aspects of this 24/7 industry that make you question why you do what you do. But, at the end of the day, it’s hard to stay […]

Honoring America’s Military Funeral Professionals This 4th of July

The 4th of July holiday has long been a summer favorite for many across the proud Red, White and Blue. For most people, this long holiday weekend means the chance to grill out with friends and family, light off some celebratory fireworks, and honor the country that we all know and love. But for those […]

What Funeral Directors Wish They Could Tell Families About Planning A Funeral

As funeral professionals, we know that planning a funeral can feel like one of the most confusing, stressful and overwhelming tasks that your families will ever take on. And if that funeral was for someone that they were extremely close to, or for someone who passed suddenly, that’s a whole new challenge that can leave […]

These 8 People Are Visiting Your Funeral Home Website (And Why You Should Care)

We’ve said it time and time again ﹘ the world of funerals is changing. You’ve probably seen it yourself… every day, less traditional families are coming into your funeral home looking for something different and more personal. The traditional pitch that you’ve always given? A new, younger audience has already read it on every other […]

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, […]