4 Ways To Help Families Get The Most Value Out Of Their Loved One’s Tribute Page

Social memorial pages are changing the way that friends and families celebrate and remember life. You see, it used to be that when your loved one passed away, you would write down your name and address in a book at the funeral home, or you would log on to the funeral home’s web page and […]

How To Be The Most Unpopular Funeral Director On The Block

Most people have it all wrong when it comes to what they think of funeral directors. Trust me, after 16 years in the funeral profession, we’ve pretty much heard it all… from the mundane (funeral directors are dark, gloomy, creepy) to the outrageous (they’re vampires that sleep in coffins and only come out at night). […]

4 Ways To Welcome Summer Into Your Funeral Home

Now that the Memorial Day Weekend festivities have officially come to a close and June is nearly upon us, that can only mean one thing — the summer season is practically here. Let’s face it… there is nothing quite like a beautiful summer day or a long, celebratory holiday weekend to bring light and cheerfulness […]

7 Reasons Why Bad Funeral Websites Should Be 1 Of The 7 Deadly Sins

There are few things in the funeral profession that are less forgivable than a bad funeral home website. Scary black fonts, cheesy funeral director photos, confusing service descriptions… they might as well be a unique form of funeral service sin that prevent even the most talented funeral professionals from gaining salvation amongst families. So today, […]

Mom Was Always Right… 4 Reasons Why You Should Send Flowers To A Funeral

As you get older, you learn a lot about life. Your perspectives change, your interests change, and you just become a lot more enlightened about the world in general. But one mindset change that we were absolutely not prepared for was one that we had been rejecting our entire life. We tried to stay strong. […]

3 Things Your Families Expect You To Know About Funerals

For most people in the world, the process of planning a funeral is completely unfamiliar territory. Sure, most people have attended at least one funeral in their lifetime, whether it was for an acquaintance, close friend or family member. But that doesn’t mean that they know everything that went on behind the scenes to make […]

4 Ways Ignoring Your Funeral Home Facebook Page Makes You A Rookie

I know what you’re thinking… “Another article on why Facebook is important? That’s old news.” And I don’t blame you. After all, this popular social media website has been around for 13 years now, and it seems as though everyone and their dog now has a Facebook page. But the truth of the matter is, […]

3 Ways Your Funeral Home Can Sponsor Mother’s Day Remembrance

This upcoming Sunday is a special day for many people all across the world. It’s a chance to get together and celebrate some of the most important women out there… the women that helped shape us and make us — we’re talking, of course, about mothers. But unfortunately, for another large group of people around […]

3 Things Wikipedia Can’t Teach You About Funerals

I don’t know about you, but Wikipedia tends to be my go-to resource for just about anything. Want to learn the true story behind your favorite movie? Go to Wikipedia. Want to learn the common meaning behind the beautiful flowers that you buy? Wikipedia. Want to read about all of the unexplained disappearances to ever […]

How 3 Top Funeral Professionals Are Stealing From The Hotel Industry

When you think about it, the funeral profession and the hotel industry have quite a bit in common. Both are full of professionals who’ve dedicated their lives to delivering unforgettable experiences to the customers they serve. Both typically only have one event or one interaction with customers to make a lasting impression. And both have […]