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 […]

Live from NCFDA 2015: Upping Your Funeral Service

This week, a few of our funeralOne team members headed down to Raleigh, North Carolina for the annual North Carolina Funeral Directors Association (NCFDA) conference. Not only was this a great chance for our team to meet face-to-face with some of our loyal customers, but it was also an opportunity to catch up on some […]

Funeral Tips: How To Take Your Families’ Happiness To The Next Level

View image | gettyimages.com Most people ﹘ outside of funeral directors, of course ﹘ do not realize just how much arranging, set-up, care, sweat and passion goes into planning the perfect funeral service. You can’t help but put a little heart and soul into every service you plan for a family, and you truly put […]

7 Tips For Encouraging Families To Pre-Plan Their Funeral

For funeral directors, there is perhaps no sentence sweeter or easier on the ears than, “I’m here to pre-plan my funeral.” (Ahh, just say it to yourself a couple times… brings a smile to your face, doesn’t it?) Why exactly do funeral professionals prefer pre-planning? Mostly because it gives them a chance to really connect […]

How To Avoid The Future of Funeral Service’s Mistakes

What happens when your market changes faster than you can keep up? The most obvious answer: mistakes are bound to be made. Lot’s of them. And experts have predicted that there are plenty of mistakes that funeral service, as a whole, could make if we don’t change our ways sooner than later. What are these […]

These Are The 9 Most Innovative Funeral Professionals

Here at funeralOne, we are all about innovation. It is something we truly live, sleep and breathe by and we’re constantly looking change the profession for the better and make funeral planning a more valuable (and less complicated) experience for families. And we’re on a mission to bring that creative spirit to the entire funeral […]

4 Stats that Should Change Funeral Service (But Haven’t)

It’s no secret that funeral service is slow to change. But when we have a lot of science-backed data to show us the validity in changing, why would we ignore it? Maybe it’s because we haven’t seen the data yet. After all, funeral service also happens to be one of the least research-focused professions out […]

What Your Funeral Home Website’s Pricing Page Should Really Look Like

Have you ever tried finding out the price of a funeral service… as a customer? It’s not exactly an easy task. For some reason, many funeral home websites don’t make it easy for families to find the prices, which to me, sounds downright crazy. Even when you do come across the rare funeral home website […]

6 Things Funeral Directors Are Dying To Tell You (But Never Will)

I have to admit, when I first entered the funeral service world three years ago, I was a little weary of funeral directors. After all, everything I read and saw about them shined a negative light on them. But after spending the last three years getting to know them personally, I can easily say that […]