Liquor? Holograms? 5 Funeral Trends To Watch Out For In 2016

2016 is here. And with a new year comes a new wealth of new possibilities, change, and insight for the funeral profession. Whether you’re ready for them or not, there are a lot of new trends popping up in our profession. Check them out below and let us know which ones you think will prevail… […]

Secrets to Success from the Top Sellers in the Funeral Profession (Live from ICCFA’s Sales Olympics)

This week, funeralOne is in Las Vegas for ICCFA’s annual Wide World of Sales Conference. Over three days of “Sales Olympics,” the top marketing, sales and pre-need experts in the funeral profession are sharing their insights on what it takes to find success in the world of funeral sales. Here are some of the top […]

Guest Post: How To Deliver A Christmas Memorial Service That Families Will Remember

For those who have lost family or friends during the past year, Christmas will be a time of reflection and remembrance.  For those of us who have supported our families and friends during their grief and sadness, it will be a time to celebrate the resilience of the human spirit. Christmas in Australia falls during […]

8 Funeral Pros Share Their Predictions For The Future Of Funerals

Change. You can’t talk about much in the funeral profession without hearing that word. The way that we connect with families is changing. The way that families think of funeral service is changing. And even our age-old business model is changing. To some funeral professionals, the thought of change is scary, as is any notion […]

9 Tech Trends That Your Funeral Home Should Embrace

My job here at funeralOne is not just a blogger, but to also to be a funeral trend hunter. I am constantly doing research, attending educational conferences and reading up on the latest news in the industry to uncover the next big trend in the funeral world. Do you want to know the biggest trend […]

7 MORE Women Funeral Professionals You Should Know About

We have to say… the ladies of the funeral profession have been killin’ it this year. (No pun intended.) From the amazing women who led the educational conferences at NFDA 2015 to some seriously exciting career advancements that will make an overall positive impact on the industry… we have never been more proud of the […]

5 Of The Most Oddball Funeral Products & Services Out There

We are big fans of funeral personalization here at funeralOne. The more you can help a loved one’s personality and life story shine through in their funeral, the better! Whatever helps the family remember and honor their loved one, right?! But while we’re totally up for a fun song that is played after the service, […]

4 Tips For Hosting The Non-Religious, Meaningful Service Families Want

When you are a part of a profession that is heavily rooted in tradition, it’s hard to step away from the classic way that you’ve always done things. Funeral professionals know this, perhaps better than anyone. We try to help families find comfort and healing through a service filled with meaningful traditions… a spiritual hymn […]

Walker Posey Shares The REAL Reason Families Choose Direct Cremation

At this moment, I am sitting on a plane coming home from the Asia Funeral and Cemetery Expo in China. It was a fantastic experience, getting to see first-hand the cultures and customs of those on the other side of the world. I went to speak at the conference, but I must say that I […]

We Asked, You Responded: When Did You Realize That Funerals Were Your Calling?

Image: Source Whenever we tell people that we work in the funeral profession, we get the same grouping of surprised reactions… “That’s creepy!” “How did you get into that kind of unique job?!” “Uhh…that’s interesting…” *Slowly walks away.* As funeral professionals, you’ve probably heard your own fair share of confused questions and surprised statements about […]