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 […]

5 Things To NEVER Do When Sending Sympathy Flowers

It’s never easy to find the right words to say to someone who is going through a personal loss. “I’m sorry for your loss” just seems so generic, whereas “they will be missed” just doesn’t seem to convey how deep and impactful the loss is. So when death impacts someone close to us, we’re often […]

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?” […]

Everything You Know About Obituary Writing Is Wrong

Remember those little Magicubes you’d snap onto your Kodak Instamatic? Quaint, right? Except for a few purists, we don’t even use cameras anymore. Likewise, obituaries have migrated from print to the web. But it would be a mistake to think of online obituaries as the electronic equivalent of newspaper obits. Technology has transformed length, content, […]

4 Ways To Connect Live With Your Families Through Social Media

Funeral professionals are constantly looking for better, faster ways to connect with the families in their community. I’m sure if you had it your way, families would understand the value of the services that you provide and why you’re the best choice to care for their loved one long before they actually needed your services. […]

Why Family Trees and Funeral Homes Go Hand In Hand

Funerals are all about celebrating personal relationships and memories. At the viewing, families share photos and videos of their loved one surrounded by friends and family. At the service, they reminisce over stories and anecdotes of their loved one’s happiest moments. All the while, building stronger connections — both with the people in the room, […]

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 […]

5 Must-Haves For A Successful Funeral Home ‘About Us’ Page

We want to let you in on a famous funeralOne secret of ours… When it comes to the success of a funeral home website, you can tell whether or not a website is of value to families just by looking at one page. No, it’s not the pricing page, the products page, or even the […]

5 Ways Funeral Professionals Can Bring Value to Grieving Children

Death is a complicated, confusing and overwhelming topic. Whether someone’s only been to one or two funerals in their lifetime, or they’ve attended more than they’d like to count, it doesn’t make loss any easier to understand or experience. Heck, even us funeral professionals who have been doing this for years still have to step […]