Why Funeral Ceremonies Matter (And How to Create An Extraordinary One)

We all know that the way our culture celebrates end-of-life has moved away from traditional. With that, more and more, individuals are falling into the “we don’t want anything” category and not seeking funerals at all. What’s up with the divide? What we’ve found, is that those that do opt for funerals today want life-focused […]

18 Interesting Facts About Funeral & Sympathy Flowers We Bet You Didn’t Know

Everyone knows funeral & sympathy flowers are a large part of the funeral service. But does everyone know how they came to be such a large part of funeral service? Or why, or through which cultures did they become so popular?   Thankfully, we answer these questions and more with these 18 fun, weird, and […]

17 Photos of Epic Celebrations of Life To Inspire Your Next Funeral Service

A funeral service isn’t just about remembering the life that was lived. It’s about CELEBRATING the life that was lived. And what better way to celebrate someone, than by holding a funeral service that is as unique as their life? We love collecting our favorite celebrations of life to keep us inspired at funeralOne, and […]

4 Companies With Epic Website Designs (And What The Funeral Profession Can Learn From Them)

Through all our days of doing funeral home website design at f1, we’ve come across a few good gems that inspire us in a BIG way. In fact, if you come by and visit the headquarters, you’ll usually catch our CEO scrolling through some of the hottest website designs day in and out, because design […]

8 People, Places And Things You Cannot Miss at ICCFA 2019

The 2019 ICCFA Convention is upon us! Are you as excited as we are? With the theme being focused on NASCAR and the tagline being “on the right track”, we get the feeling there will be plenty of momentum in the air. Here are the 8 people, places and things we definitely won’t miss, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Use Your Voice! The Best Ways to Stand Up for Yourself and The Funeral Profession

As a funeral professional, chances are you face plenty of misconceptions about who you are and what you do, everyday. You may even feel that you have to defend yourself from time to time. After all, there are the unfortunate few we see in the news that don’t have families’ best interest in mind, and […]

25 Of The Most Amazing Funeral Songs Of All Time To Add To Your Playlist

What’s a great funeral service without music that celebrates the life of a loved one perfectly? We asked funeral directors across the country what their favorite funeral songs are, and the votes are in. Say goodbye to the typical bag pipes you’d hear at a funeral, because these top 25 funeral songs to play at […]