How Funeral Homes Can Honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month

The statistics that surround breast cancer are startling: – On average, a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer every two minutes – 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime – 1 woman will die of breast cancer every 13 minutes – Over 3.1 million breast cancer survivors are alive […]

16 New Marketing Statistics That Could Make Or Break Your Funeral Business

Funeral directors tend to have a steep grudge against online marketing. But they’re not the only ones… any community-based business that thrives on face-to-face service and creating experiences is going to be hesitant about the importance of marketing themselves on the internet. After all, your families are your customers, and they live right down the […]

6 Classes That Every Funeral Director Should Major In This Year

We are officially one week into the back-to-school season. Now, I know what you’re thinking… “It’s been years since I had a first day of school!” But just because you may have stopped stocking up on September school supplies, or showing up for class with a fresh notebook ready to be filled, that doesn’t mean […]

10 Funeral Professionals To Follow On Twitter For Constant Inspiration

It’s easy to fall into a head-down, check-off-the-next-task work pattern when you work in the funeral profession. It’s just the nature of our business. You wake up (often hours before you want to) to take care of a house call, only to rush into the office for an afternoon of back-to-back arrangement conferences. If you’re […]

The Pros and Cons of Millennials Taking Over The Funeral Profession

There are a lot of changes on the horizon for the funeral profession. Families as we’ve always known and served them are changing, in their values and in their funeral service requests. Cremation is rising at an even faster rate than many out there predicted. And even we, funeral service veterans, are transitioning out as […]

10 Amazing, FREE Funeral Resources To Share With Families

As funeral professionals, we all have one goal in common. Whether we’re creating beautiful products or websites for funeral homes, or working directly with families in need, our purpose is always the same: make the funeral process as easy and meaningful as possible for families experiencing a loss. It’s why we get up in the […]

8 MORE Wedding Personalization Ideas Funeral Pros Should Steal

For some people, the summer months mean beach vacations, family barbecues or nights spent beside the bonfire. But for those of us in the event planning world, the summer season only means one thing — weddings. Now, I know what you’re thinking… “I’m in the funeral profession. Why would I care that it’s wedding season?” […]

8 Pieces of Amazing Funeral Content To Occupy Your Weekend

There is nothing we love more on a sunny summer afternoon than kicking back with an ice cold drink, propping up our feet, and losing ourselves in a great story. Or, probably a more accurate picture if you’re in the funeral profession… sitting down after a long 14 hour work day, cocktail in hand, looking […]

11 Funeral Personalization Ideas Your Families Will Be Asking For All Summer

The long days and warm nights of summer always seem to bring about a celebratory feel, no matter what age or stage of life you’re in. As children, summer is synonymous with vacation and signifies months of freedom. As adults, we don’t experience that same freedom from obligations, but find ways to celebrate the time […]

What The World Would Be Like If Funeral Pros Didn’t Exist

For the last couple of years, the way that people look at and host events has completely turned on its head. Not too long ago, when it came to throwing a birthday party or planning a wedding, people were all about doing it bigger and better than anyone else. Who can I contact to help […]