3 Things You Need To Know About Hispanic Funerals

Every culture has their own unique traditions and customs that they associate with funerals, whether it’s the type of service that they choose to have, or even the length of the celebration process. As a funeral professional, you are in the business of giving people meaningful funeral and memorial services… no matter what their background […]

Live From NFDA: How Funeral Directors Can Fill The Void

This week the funeralOne team is down in Philadelphia for one of our favorite events of the year — the National Funeral Directors Convention. But this trade show is much different than anything you’ve seen from funeralOne before… we’re bringing the future of funerals to #NFDA2016 through virtual reality experiences, top-secret sneak peeks into what […]

How To Bring Storytelling And Celebration Back Into The Funeral Home

As I walk into the funeral home for my friend’s visitation, I take a deep breath. I lock arms with a friend, and we begin to do the same visitation dance that hundreds of other mourners had already done that day. Hug the people who’ve gathered out in the hallways, desperate to escape the unfamiliarity […]

5 Unexpected Ways Labor Day Can Make Your Funeral Home More Successful

Ahhh, Labor Day. A time for grillin, chillin, and connecting with your families, positioning yourself as a leader in your community. “Wait, what?” is probably what you’re thinking. And that’s OK!. That’s why we’re here… to tell you how you can use Labor Day (and all holidays just like it) to create a unique relationship […]

10 Personalization Ideas That Will Help You Create A Pinterest-Worthy Funeral Celebration

  After spending any amount of time in the funeral profession, a few things become clear: A strong team can accomplish anything, everyone feels grief in different ways, and a personalized funeral or memorial service is one of the biggest and most frequent requests families have when making arrangements for a loved one… More and […]

4 Meaningful Tips That Will Elevate Your Next Non-Religious Funeral

If you didn’t see our last funeralOne blog post, you probably missed out on the truth-bombs that we dropped that are changing the funeral profession as we know it. And no, we don’t mean possible funeral trends or changes that may happen in the far-off future. We’re talking about significantly different values from the families […]

How Funeral Professionals Can Deliver Eulogies That Evoke Emotion

This past week, I had the unfortunate experience of attending the funeral of a long-time friend who passed at the way-too-early age of 26. The death was tragic and unexpected – a freak car accident that left all of his friends and family struggling to simply comprehend the fact that their loved one was gone, […]

3 Secrets For Hosting An Unforgettable Funeral Your Community Won’t Forget

In life, unforgettable is almost always better than good or great. Would you rather have a good burger or an unforgettable burger? A great kiss or an unforgettable kiss? And when it comes to your funeral, would you rather have a send off that was good… or unforgettable? That’s what we thought. So when it […]

5 Common Myths That Families (& Funeral Pros) Have About Green Burials

  I’ve heard just about every myth and misconception about green burial that you can think of. For example, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve been asked, “Doesn’t green burial pollute the groundwater?” or, “Isn’t there some state law against that?” But our families aren’t the only ones who are sometimes in the […]

The Most Important Part Of A Funeral Service, According To 9 Funeral Pros

Why do we have funerals? Whether you’re hosting a traditional service or a memorial celebration, there is some debate as to who these end-of-life events are actually for. Are they for the loved one who has passed – a glowing, celebratory tribute to the beautiful life that they lived? Or are funerals for the living […]