5 Custom Features That Will Elevate Your Funeral Memorial Cards

As funeral professionals, we too often look past the potential value that many of our everyday products and services provide. Take funeral memorial cards, for example. These personalized, printed cards are a staple for most funeral services. They are a standard way for families to share details about their loved one’s order of service, and […]

The Missing Puzzle Piece In Your Funeral Home’s Success

Have you ever noticed how today’s funeral profession has a striking similarity to jigsaw puzzles? No, we haven’t gone crazy. Just hear us out… When you are putting together a jigsaw puzzle, you’re focused on one thing and one thing only – that picture-perfect vision on the front of the box that you are working […]

The Top 3 Mistakes Families Make When Planning A Funeral

Sometimes when you work in the service industry, you have to bite your tongue when helping customers. Not because the customer is problematic or irritating (although we’ve all certainly had those days), but because “the customer is always right” … even when they’re wrong. In the funeral profession, we see this happen all the time. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

4 Skills That Will Make You A Better Funeral Professional In 2017

Last month, we got the chance to catch up with some of the most innovative funeral professionals in the industry and chat about the many ways in which they are altering families’ views about what it means to have a funeral. For some professionals, the focus was on presenting fresh, new service options that centered […]