A Quiz For Funeral Pros: How Well Do You Know Today’s Client Families?

If you haven’t seen with your own eyes, funeral pro… the families of today are changing. And as we move forward into these changes together, it’s important to see where you stand. Do you need to refresh yourself with what families are asking for on a nation-wide level?  Or are you completely up-to-date, and even […]

17 Fresh Funeral Marketing Tips to Stop Selling and Start Serving

Spring is here. Can you feel it? With springtime, comes spring cleaning. And spring cleaning isn’t just something you do at your house on the weekend. Right now, we’re inviting you to take a look at your funeral marketing efforts. Do they need spring cleaning, too? Chances are, they probably do. The way things are […]

9 Habits of a Highly Successful Funeral Director

What makes a good, successful funeral director? When it comes down to it – from what we’ve found – it’s all about habits. Habits are the things we do when we’re not paying attention. And these habits require some awareness to cultivate. While some of these traits are pretty natural to you, funeral director, the […]

Key Steps to Maximizing Your Firm’s Value — Now and In The Future

As a funeral home owner, your main focus is the families you serve. But at some point, you need to care for the business side of things, too. Like, what’s your plan for adding value to your business for the next 5, 10 or 20 years? Or even after you retire? (Gasp!) Paying attention to […]

The Funeral Director Job Description of the Future

The future of funerals needs you. Yes you. You empathetic, bright, passionate person who wants to join in on the movement of where the future of funerals is headed. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been doing this for 30 years, or are considering a career in the funeral profession… you are the future of funerals. […]

A Look at Cemetery Customs, Challenges And Changes Around the World

What happens when you bring together three funeral directors from very different cultures, across the world from each other? You gain a lot of insight into the beauty, as well as the challenges, in each culture. And, therefore, gain insight into the global trends happening in our wildly changing world of death and dying. At […]

The Ultimate List of Personalized Funeral Ideas To Try Today

Welcome to the future, funeral professional. In this day and age, personalized funerals have become a standard, rather than a preference. Families are beginning to recognize the importance of planning a meaningful service that truly tells a story of the life lived. That means the days of cookie-cutter or traditional funerals are becoming a distant […]

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How a 27-Year-Old Is Re-Defining The Grief Process With Her Cremation Diamond Start-Up

    What’s the difference between a business fueled by profit margins, and a business fueled by heart? The answer? Eterneva, a cremation diamond business founded by young-and-refreshing entrepreneurs, Adelle Archer and Garrett Ozar. Eterneva is on a mission to radically redefine the way we memorialize our loved ones. How do they do it? I […]

11 Tweets About Traditional Funerals That Show Things Are Definitely Changing…

When surfing the waves of Twitter recently, we came across an interesting thread of sparked by BBC on human composting. The thread was essentially a group of young people rooting for a more green approach to funerals. They spoke to the downsides of traditional funerals, and why they’re seemingly more irrelevant to the younger generation. […]

10 Touching Stories About Love And Death Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a special time to come back to love. Rather than short changing yourself and stopping at cheesy Valentine’s Day cards and gifts, we’re inviting you to remember the power of love. The power of love is deep, especially when it comes up against the incredibly human idea of death. These 10 love […]