8 Funeral Personalization Tools Your Families Are Asking For

Personalized funeral services or celebrations of life are quickly becoming the biggest trend in funeral service.  And… they have been for about 10 years now. Unless you’ve been hiding in a cave you should know this by now! It’s so known, in fact, that 71% of families don’t want a traditional funeral, according to one […]

6 Essentials Of An Uber Successful Funeral Home

In our profession and many others, when we think of tips to be successful, we might often jump to the more numerical, left brain aspect of our business.  We might feel compelled to learn new statistics to track, new platforms or tools, etc. to reach this idea of success. But what about good old fashioned […]

15 Shareable Inspirational Quotes On Death, Dying & Grief

Sometimes grief can feel like it will swallow you up whole. And thankfully, that’s where funeral professionals shine — helping families move through grief, so that they can get the lessons and growth they need from it, so they can integrate it into their lives in a healthy way. These quotes are designed to help […]

5 Mistakes Every Funeral Director Makes (And What We Can Learn From Them)

Let me start by saying this: I’m not a funeral director. Yet, after working in the funeral profession for the last 15+ years, I’ve made a lot of friends with funeral directors, funeral home owners, cemetery owners, grief counselors… you name it. And as someone who is very familiar with the emotional weight it takes […]

Customer Experience: The Best Opportunity at Your Funeral Home in 2019 (Infographic)

In all of my time working with funeral homes over the last 15 years, I’ve known one thing to be true: Making your families feel heard and supported is the magic that creates a successful funeral business. Beyond pricing, services, facilities, it all comes down to customer experience. And if you don’t believe me, my […]

5 [More] Industry Leaders Predict The Future of The Funeral Profession

Last August, we gathered some insights from some of the funeral profession’s brightest minds to predict the future of funerals (you can read the post here). And even though it’s only been a mere 9 months since we made this post, the future of funerals has become even more clear. It seems that many people […]

Grow Your Funeral Home Fast By Collaborating With These 6 Types of Local Businesses

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” — Helen Keller   Are you happy with how many client families you work with per day, week, year? Would you like to see yourself and others helping more people, doing the work that you love? Well guess what, there’s a fast lane […]

22 Inspirational Quotes To Spring Your Funeral Home Forward

Don’t you just love the feeling of spring? I love walking outside this time of year and feeling the ripeness in the air. The fresh breeze of renewal. The warmth of the sun growing and growing. Physically, spring is a time of rebirth and inspiration. And with these inspirational quotes from some of the greatest […]

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 […]