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 The Next 10 Years Of Funerals Will Blow Away The Last 10

The funeral profession has gone through a lot of changes over the last 10 years. Between the rising trend of cremation, the importance of online funeral products like websites and social media pages, and even the shift in the needs of today’s families, it’s hard to believe that the next 10 years could shake up […]

Why Standard Obituaries As We Know Them Are Dead

Obituaries have always been an essential part of the funeral process… families contact your funeral home after a loved one passes away, you begin working together to plan out the details of the service, you write out the obituary, and then you host the funeral. It’s just how things have always been done. But do […]

If Funerals Are For The Living, Why Should Families Pre-Plan?

There are a number of definitive “best practices” out there that funeral directors swear by when it comes to planning funerals. Whether it’s a piece of advice, a rule they’ve created, or even a tried-and-true method they’ve developed over the years, they are dead set that their way is the only way… that is, until […]

5 Successful Funeral Marketing Tactics We Tested So You Don’t Have To

Every funeral professional knows the basics of small-business marketing. You need to have a social media presence, you should have a solid advertising game plan, and you need to develop good relationships so that you can gather as many referrals as possible. But if you think that’s all it takes to stand out it today’s […]

4 Sure-Fire Ways To Blow Away Your Funeral Home’s Competition

Sometimes it might feel like it’s impossible to stand out from the competition in the funeral profession. Maybe you’ve come to the conclusion that your families are just price shoppers. Or maybe you just think families in your community are always going to chose the funeral home they’ve always gone to, which may or may […]

How to Turn Lazy Employees into Funeral Rockstars

When it comes to most businesses, employees will often try to meet their customer’s needs, but rarely do they get the opportunity to make an emotional connection with the people they are helping. But for employees in the funeral profession, it’s the complete opposite. Delivering an extraordinary, emotional funeral experience for families begins and ends […]

4 Powerful Social Media Apps Your Funeral Home Isn’t Using (But Your Families Are)

There’s a reason it seems like everyone and their dog is on Facebook: They are. More than (ready for this?) 1.5 billion people use Facebook daily. Social media is responsible for connecting people all over the world who otherwise would have no method of communication with one another, however passive that communication may seem. Utilizing […]

3 Times Social Memorials Took Healing To The Next Level

Our world is more connected today than we’ve ever been before, thanks to the internet and social media. In fact, there seems to be a social media app for just about everything these days that helps instantly connect us with friends and family all over the world. While just 15 years ago it may have […]

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 […]