3 Amazing Funeral Products Families Too Often Ignore

It’s no secret that funerals are the red-headed stepchild of the event world. Some people spend months (even years) planning out the intricate, detailed celebrations of their important life events, like birthdays, anniversaries or weddings. But when it comes to life’s final — and arguably, most monumental — event, most people have never even give […]

4 Skills That Will Make You A Better Funeral Professional In 2017

Last month, we got the chance to catch up with some of the most innovative funeral professionals in the industry and chat about the many ways in which they are altering families’ views about what it means to have a funeral. For some professionals, the focus was on presenting fresh, new service options that centered […]

Why Funeral Professionals Are The TRUE Santa Claus

Everyone knows that the holidays are so much more than presents and stockings. As Santa Claus would say, ‘Tis the season of giving… whether that’s giving back to your community, giving love to those around you, or even giving back to those who are less fortunate. But while the importance of giving back is amplified […]

The 6 Cornerstones of Funeral Service That Guide Everything

The goal of a funeral director should not be to increase call volume, revenue per call, or to get as many families as possible through their doors each year. No… the ultimate goal of any funeral professional should be to provide nurturing care to the families that they serve through the essential cornerstones of the […]

The Top 10 Funeral Articles of 2016

Here on the funeralOne blog, we always love the end of the year… not because it’s the crazy busy season in the funeral profession, or because all the holiday hullabaloo is about to start. (Everyone say it together: “We’ll get through it!”) We love the end of the year because it’s the time when everyone […]

The One Place Where Your Funeral Home’s Dropping The Ball

No business professional enjoys having to sell someone on the value of what they do. In an ideal world, all of the families in our community would fully understand the healing power that a funeral service can bring during a time of loss. They would be running to us, excited for the possibility to celebrate […]

7 Awesome Gifts For The Funeral Professional In Your Life

There’s nothing better than living your passion… and funeral professionals are some of the most passion-fueled people we know. Who else would leave the comfiness of their bed at 4am (for the second night in the row) to run off and help a family that’s not even their own? Who else would willingly skip birthday […]

How To Provide Value To Every Family Walking Into Your Funeral Home

When it comes to finding business success, there are all kinds of workshops, classes, blogs or seminars out there that promise to hold the secrets to prosperity. Some experts might swear by a closely guarded sales pitch, or a recipe of tried and true marketing tactics that bring in new customers. But the truth is, […]

How Viral Content Translates Directly To Funeral Success

In the world of internet success, there is no level higher than “going viral.” Whether it’s a blog post that’s been read by millions, a YouTube video that was shared around to everyone in your office, or even a picture on Facebook that earns hundreds of likes… going viral is the ultimate trophy when it […]

6 Ways To Thrive (Not Just Survive) In The Future of Funerals

What will the funeral profession look like in 10, or even 20 years? Well, that’s hard to tell… Think about 20 years ago, before the advent of the web, or Google, or cell phones. Oh, how different customer experience (and life) was then! Looking at just how much of the landscape of the funeral profession […]