5 Thought-Provoking Research Highlights on the Future of Funerals

Everyone is talking about the future of funerals. And whether or not we like it, it’s here. Things are changing, and they have been for over a decade. Families are looking for more options. And their needs are – for better or worse – shaping our future. So what’s changing this year? What trends are […]

5 Science-Backed & Sanity Saving Tips for a Stressed Funeral Director

Are you a funeral profession just peeking your head out of the cave for the first time since before the holiday season? Chances are, you likely just stepped out of an incredibly busy, high stress time. In fact, we already know from science that there are 10% more deaths happening around the holidays than any […]

7 Easy Ways to Increase Family Satisfaction At Your Funeral Home

Family satisfaction is at the heart of any successful funeral home. Happy customers = a thriving funeral business. It’s a really simple idea, and yet it can be easy to overlook the details of family satisfaction. When things get busy, things can easily go into auto pilot in the family satisfaction department. As easy it […]

7 Industry Leaders Predict the Future of Funerals

  Everytime the f1 team hits any industry conference or event, we ask leaders we run into the same question: Where do you see the future of funerals going in the next five to 10 years? Why do we ask this? Because we all know that we’re in the middle of a wave of change. […]

30+ Tools That Make Funeral Director’s Jobs Way Easier

As a funeral director, there’s one word your friends and family probably hear more than anything else – BUSY. Yes, dear funeral director, busy is probably an understatement for you. So what if we offered you some tools to make your jobs EASIER? Yes, easier! This is our ultimate curated collection of our favorite funeral […]

What Would Funeral Service Look Like If We Weren’t Afraid?

“What would I do if I wasn’t afraid to fail?” This is the most powerful question I’ve ever asked myself on my journey of life thus far. The answers almost always bring me to a heart-thumping, breath-shortening, anxious state. But, let’s be honest, how often do we ask ourselves what we’d do if we weren’t […]

5 Types of Inspiring Funerals That Are Making A Wave Of Change

Funeral service is changing, that’s for darn sure. There is a lot of talk about this on the interwebs, but a lot of that talk says that our profession is changing because our customer is changing. This is true. But what if we showed the world that the funeral profession is changing because we WANT […]

The Most Important Things Families Compare When Shopping For Funeral Services

When shopping around for a service and comparing prices, consumers no longer enter a store as a first step. They go online. In fact, almost three-quarters (72%) of shoppers start their buying process on the internet, and 36% of people will spend at least a half hour on that digital research. But what is it […]

7 Business Lessons From Our CEO You Should Steal

Success in the funeral business relies on working smarter and harder. To help you see things from a new vantage point, we asked funeralOne CEO Joe Joachim, to share lessons learned. An entrepreneur since the fourth grade, Joachim is the president and founder of funeralOne. Joe Joachim came to the profession after working — as […]

The REAL Value of Funerals That We Fail To Communicate

Humans have an inherent desire to celebrate a life lived and share their loved one’s story with one another. Yet, the “no service” mentality is taking hold in funeral planning. By abandoning the ritual and tradition of family and friends gathering to share memories and help each other grieve, they are ignoring the real value […]