3 Epic Marketing Tips Your Funeral Home Can Learn From Black Friday

I know what you must be thinking.  “Oh no, a blog about funeral marketing that’s compared to Black Friday. Seriously, what kind of decency does this writer have!?” Before you sink too deep into the quicksand of judgement, hear me out. Black Friday IS a manipulative mechanism used to create a false sense of urgency […]

Lessons Learned: Advice From The Trenches of Funeral Home Business Ventures and Misadventures

Starting and owning a funeral home is no walk in the park. Just ask Dale Clock, the owner of Clock Life Story Funeral Home and Clock Timeless Pets. At ICCFA this year he shared with us his top lessons learned from running a funeral business as a 4th generation funeral director. Check out Dale Clock’s […]

Death During a Pandemic: Creating Meaningful Moments for Families In Any Circumstance

Even in the best of times, it can be challenging to ensure every single family you serve feels as if they were able to fully honor their loved one at the end of life. During a pandemic, that flipped death care norms upside down. Circa 2020 and beyond, offering this opportunity was nearly impossible for […]

5 Tips for Keeping Up With The World Of Digital Death Care

Anyone who is alive in a body is likely aware that every conceivable industry has undergone a digital revolution in recent years.  Even the most old-fashioned businesses have websites and social media profiles (or at least they should!).   Where’s it all going? Is some of this just a fad, a place-holder until we return to […]

Drink Tea and Talk Death: How to Host a Death Café

Unless you’ve been hiding under a social media rock, you’ve probably heard about Death Cafés. A Death Café is an event where people hang out and talk about death and dying,  usually at a coffee shop, and usually over coffee and treats. According to the official Death Café website, the official definition is: A group […]

The Best Social Media Platforms To Use At Your Funeral Home Right Now

Social media is THE marketing tool of the century. If you don’t already know that, here’s a whole collection of statistics on the importance of social media for business that show you the way. Now that we’re on the same page, let’s not waste any time and get into the best social media marketing tools […]

How These Death Industry Pros Are Rocking Instagram (And How You Can Too)

What’s social media marketing without an Instagram presence? Not much really, according to the experts. In fact, Instagram (in case you didn’t know) is the second largest social media platform, with an outstanding 84% engagement rate.  With its ease of use, visually pleasing experience, and sheer number of users, it’s a no-brainer as to why […]

The 5 Key Metrics To Measure The Success Of Your Funeral Home Website

Have you ever sat and wondered if your funeral home website is actually doing it’s job? But… the idea of website metrics makes you cringe or want to run away? If data isn’t really your thing, but you’re genuinely interested in how your funeral home website is performing, you’ve come to the right place. Below, […]

5 Principles For Exceptional Customer Experiences At Your Funeral Home

Customer service is the foundation of any business. And funeral homes are no exception. The question, especially during a pandemic is: how can your funeral home’s team provide customer service in a rapidly evolving industry? The best person to ask about customer experience is the Customer Service King himself, Micah Solomon. Below, he offers up […]

How The Death Industry Is Transforming Right Now

As we begin to dry off our wings from the storm that was COVID, the air of change breathes new life into an industry full of death. The changes may not have come easily, but they’re here. And, they’re not going anywhere. At least we hope not. Below, we’ll cover some of the major shifts […]