How Funeral Directors Observe Memorial Day (Infographic)

In honor of Memorial Day, let’s take a moment to remember all those who have served our country. The following infographic looks at the history of Memorial Day as well as how funeral directors and cemetery professionals observe the national holiday. This infographic was originally posted on I Remembered A Vet Today Memorial Day […]

Funeral eCommerce: How to Spot the Next Big Industry Trend

Everyone wants to come up with the next big idea that will bring their funeral firm growth, but very few are adept at knowing how. Take eCommerce for example, how many of you thought of it as a passing fad when you first heard about it—claiming your families don’t shop online? Well, with statistics showing […]

5 Deadly Sins of a Funeral Home Website

Your funeral home website has the ability to serve as the #1 tool for attracting families to your firm. Unfortunately, a few common mistakes on your funeral home website can actually drive potential families away before they ever contact you. Never underestimate the power of your website. Here are the 5 deadly sins of a […]

Are Green Burials the Way of the Future?

“Going green” is no longer about the choices you make in your daily life—it’s also about the choices you make in your afterlife. There is a growing interest among today’s environmentally conscious to seek out alternative methods for burial, that they believe will have less of an impact on the earth. With yesterday being Earth […]

ABC’s of Selling Sympathy Gifts & Flowers on Your Funeral Home Website

It’s not often that you can refer back to your 5-year-old self for life lessons. But as eCommerce presents a new opportunity to generate revenue and provide convenience, it’s important to know the basics! Here are the ABC’s of selling sympathy gifts and flowers on your funeral home website: A – Make sure you find […]

Your Questions Answered: The Sympathy Store by funeralOne

There’s been a ton of interest surrounding The Sympathy Store by funeralOne. And since The Sympathy Store—and eCommerce in general—is a fairly new concept to the funeral profession, I figured now was as good of time as any to address some of the questions we’ve been getting. Here are your most commonly asked questions…answered! Q: […]

Funeral eCommerce: 5 Amazing Things You Probably Didn’t Know

The demand for sympathy gifts and flowers is high, and expected to grow exponentially in the coming years. What may surprise you is that demand for these items on the Internet is strong as well. With more than 200,000 searches for sympathy gifts and flowers each month on Google alone, there is a growing opportunity […]

5 Ways to Serve Your Families After the Funeral Service

You spend so much time helping your families arrange the funeral service—answering their questions; helping them decide what type of service they want; coordinating the cremation or burial—but what happens after the service? For most of your families, that’s when the grief sets in. Just because the actual service is over, doesn’t mean your relationship […]

Tap Into Your Community’s Desire to Support Grieving Families

Every day, you deal with death. You’re experienced at knowing how to comfort, support and guide families, as they cope with the death of a loved one. For many of you, you can probably say that at this point in your career, it almost comes naturally to you. But for the majority of your community, […]

Top 10 Things To Do While In Las Vegas at ICCFA

We’re packing our bags, checking them twice and gearing up for our next big tradeshow adventure in the city that never sleeps- Las Vegas! The International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association is hosting its 2012 Annual Convention & Expo at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas, March 19-22. If we get a […]