8 Necessary & Non-Negotiable Shifts Happening Right Now In The Funeral Profession

It’s amazing how many people actually want to talk about death these days. Well, at least in the media.  Funeral innovation, death technology, and death cafes, and the death positive movement have been hot topics in the press this year. Just do a Google search for any of those terms and see for yourself.  These […]

How to Host Non-Creepy, Effective In-Person Gatherings At Your Funeral Home

Hosting events at your funeral home is a great way to build community and create a welcoming environment at your business. Yet, unfortunately, thanks to the nature of the business, people tend to feel creeped out by a funeral home event… Unless it’s done right. When done right, in person events can serve as a […]

How To Get Your Funeral Home On Instagram: A Step-By-Step Guide

It seems like there’s always a new social media platform to keep up with these days, and that can be overwhelming for the ever busy funeral director.  You may ask yourself, is Instagram really worth my precious time?  Considering that there are over 1 billion monthly active users, and more than 500 million of them […]

How To Get More Done In Less Time Thanks To Your Funeral Home Website

We all know how the saying goes – time is money.  When you’re a funeral business owner, you know how incredibly true this is.  Your time is precious, so why waste it with funeral home website platforms that are costing you time and money, rather than helping you save it? There’s a better way to […]

6 Lessons Learned From The Growing Pains Of a Successful Funeral Biz

  Growth is good, right? Of course!  But, it is only good if that growth is managed… and your staff is ready.  You need to actively recruit, train and pay attention to the operations that will support your growth. Otherwise, your growth may end up being a disaster rather than a dream.  Mr. Gino Merendino […]

What It Means To Be a Good Listener In The Funeral Profession

  Drs. Carolyn Shadley and John Meyer are a high-energy team with amazing insights into interpersonal communication.  Their experience helping veterinary practices achieve better communication in their offices has given them ample insight into the real-life applications to communication theory. When they share tips for better listening with clients, most of their time is spent […]

14 Easy Funeral Marketing Tips You Should Try This Fall

“Marketing is my favorite part of running my funeral business!” said no one…ever.  We know getting into that funeral marketing groove can be a challenge, so we put together this list of 14 inspiring and easy ideas to get your funeral home’s marketing juices flowing.   While going through these tips, remember to take it […]

A Letter For The Funeral Director Who Takes On Too Much

We have something special to share with all the death care professionals who are feeling the effects of burnout. We hope this brings you inspiration and permission to slow down and take care!    Dear hard working funeral director, I know it feels like everything is on your shoulders.  There’s always another task to rise […]

20 Motivational Songs Every Funeral Director Needs To Listen To

  “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ― Plato Did you know it only takes 15 minutes of listening to your favorite tunes to get a natural high?  It’s true. Your brain releases dopamine, a neurotransmitter that leads to increased feelings of […]

4 Ways to Create Meaningful Experiences in Cemeteries

  Cemeteries are fighting to remain relevant in a shifting culture that’s moving away from the want and need for physical burial spaces.  Not only that, cemeteries are falling out of relevance for many other reasons as well… For example, today’s culture is less religious than it was just decades ago.  And then there’s location. […]