8 Necessary & Non-Negotiable Shifts Happening Right Now In The Funeral Profession

It’s amazing how many people actually want to talk about death these days. Well, at least in the media.  Funeral innovation, death technology, and death cafes, and the death positive movement have been hot topics in the press this year. Just do a Google search for any of those terms and see for yourself.  These […]

How to Host Non-Creepy, Effective In-Person Gatherings At Your Funeral Home

Hosting events at your funeral home is a great way to build community and create a welcoming environment at your business. Yet, unfortunately, thanks to the nature of the business, people tend to feel creeped out by a funeral home event… Unless it’s done right. When done right, in person events can serve as a […]

How To Get Your Funeral Home On Instagram: A Step-By-Step Guide

It seems like there’s always a new social media platform to keep up with these days, and that can be overwhelming for the ever busy funeral director.  You may ask yourself, is Instagram really worth my precious time?  Considering that there are over 1 billion monthly active users, and more than 500 million of them […]

How To Get More Done In Less Time Thanks To Your Funeral Home Website

We all know how the saying goes – time is money.  When you’re a funeral business owner, you know how incredibly true this is.  Your time is precious, so why waste it with funeral home website platforms that are costing you time and money, rather than helping you save it? There’s a better way to […]

8 Lessons From Brene Brown On Healing Through Grief

Brene Brown is certainly having a moment!  And it’s no surprise why. Her research taps right into what we need most right now in the world… especially around grief and healing: more vulnerability and less shame.  Thanks to her Netflix special, books, and her popular TedTalks people feel empowered to be more courageous and authentic […]

15 HIlarious & True Reasons Why Every Funeral Director Deserves To Relax This Labor Day Weekend

  No laboring on Labor Day weekend – it’s a rule!  We know that rule can be one that’s hard to follow in the busy life of a funeral director, so we came up with 15 very convincing reasons why you absolutely deserve to take a break and soak up the last days of summer: […]

6 Lessons Learned From The Growing Pains Of a Successful Funeral Biz

  Growth is good, right? Of course!  But, it is only good if that growth is managed… and your staff is ready.  You need to actively recruit, train and pay attention to the operations that will support your growth. Otherwise, your growth may end up being a disaster rather than a dream.  Mr. Gino Merendino […]

What It Means To Be a Good Listener In The Funeral Profession

  Drs. Carolyn Shadley and John Meyer are a high-energy team with amazing insights into interpersonal communication.  Their experience helping veterinary practices achieve better communication in their offices has given them ample insight into the real-life applications to communication theory. When they share tips for better listening with clients, most of their time is spent […]

Follow the Money: Investment Trends in the Deathcare Industry

  Adapting to the changes of the funeral profession isn’t easy — And that’s why it’s a topic we write about all the time.  With changing consumer needs focused more on convenience and less on tradition, it’s almost as if the funeral profession needs to be turned on its head all together. So how do […]

14 Easy Funeral Marketing Tips You Should Try This Fall

“Marketing is my favorite part of running my funeral business!” said no one…ever.  We know getting into that funeral marketing groove can be a challenge, so we put together this list of 14 inspiring and easy ideas to get your funeral home’s marketing juices flowing.   While going through these tips, remember to take it […]