Funeral Tips: How To Take Your Families’ Happiness To The Next Level

View image | gettyimages.com Most people ﹘ outside of funeral directors, of course ﹘ do not realize just how much arranging, set-up, care, sweat and passion goes into planning the perfect funeral service. You can’t help but put a little heart and soul into every service you plan for a family, and you truly put […]

Watch Our Pet Memorial Tribute Video From ICCFA 2015

This past week, the funeralOne team headed out to San Antonio, Texas for ICCFA 2015. We love these conferences – they’re a really a great opportunity for us to connect with some of the leading innovators in the funeral profession, and also a chance for us to meet some of our amazing funeralOne clients face […]

4 Traditions Wedding Planners Are Leaving Behind (& You Should Too!)

Celebrations and life moments have come a long way from their traditional roots of the past, and wedding planners know this perhaps better than anyone. While most couples used to get married in a church with a traditional, religious ceremony, many are now ditching the priest and church pews for a service that is a […]

5 Personalization Hacks for Better Funerals

There isn’t a day that passes where I see an article on “life hacks” that I’m not tempted to click on. After all, we live in a fast-paced world where everyone’s trying to find time to do more and make their life a little bit easier. For all the life hack articles I see out […]

5 Amazing Funeral Personalization Ideas From Around The World

With all the amazing, interesting and sometimes even strange funeral traditions around the world, it’s safe to say these cultures can inspire us when it comes to funeral personalization. And as a funeral home employee, we know you’re always looking for different and unique ways to help your families celebrate life. So why not broaden […]

The 5 Mantras of Funeral Personalization Everyone Should Follow

“Think Different.” “Don’t be evil.” “Move fast and break things.” You may have heard these statements before. Perhaps you’ve seen them on a billboard, or maybe you read about them in a tech magazine. Either way, you probably remember them. That’s because those statements are mantras – a Sanskrit term meaning “sacred utterance” or “sacred […]

10 Of The Most Beautiful Poems On Life And Death

I’m not ashamed to admit that I’m a huge sucker for poetry… And over the years, I’ve set aside quite a few poems and kept them in a secret folder in my desk at work. Today I want to share a few of my favorites with you that cover the most complex topics of all: […]

5 Myths Of Funeral Personalization Debunked

Funeral personalization is a hot topic. It’s generated buzz in just about every news outlet there is. And let’s just say it’s got the attention of more and more funeral homes who are on a mission to put the “fun” back in funerals. But like anything with real heat, it’s gotten a bit distorted. Somewhere […]

6 Tell-Tale Signs It’s Time To Amp Up Your Funeral Personalization

When’s the last time you took a closer look at your funeral home’s personalization efforts? The truth is, most of us don’t. Instead, we offer the same type of “personalized funeral” we’ve been offering for years. And unfortunately, according to dozens of studies, surveys and articles, what we’re offering isn’t what families are looking for. […]

Not Your Grandma’s Funeral: Personalized Funeral Ideas You Should Steal Today

What do you get when you put Baby Boomers and creative funeral directors together? Not your grandma’s ultra-traditional funeral, that’s for sure. Baby Boomers want their end-of-life celebration their way… and they won’t stop until they get it. As more and more Baby Boomers start thinking about their end-of-life wishes (and as more get older), […]