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 […]

These Are The 7 Non-Negotiables Of A Funeral Home Website (According To Families)

It’s one thing to simply have a funeral home website. But it’s another thing to have a successful funeral home website that serves your client families and supports your business.  And sadly, but truly, not many funeral home websites do that to this day. If you’re scratching your head and wondering what your families are […]

5 Topics Your Families Want to Know More About (And How to Teach Them)

How many times have you attended a workshop, went to a conference, or read a blog that talked about the lack of education families have around the world of funerals? We’ve written about it over a dozen times over the years, like here, here and here. If we’ve been pondering on this topic for years, […]

6 Research-Backed Insights On How Families Choose Your Funeral Home

There is very little research circulating around on how families choose funeral homes. Without this information, how can we be empowered to make smart funeral marketing decisions? Although funeral industry consumers are still learning that they even have much of a choice when it comes to funeral services, it’s important to empower our consumers to […]

Why Facebook Advertising Works For Funeral Homes (And Best Practices)

Remember the good ole’ days when marketing your funeral home was as simple as putting an ad in the newspaper? Since the newspaper had everything you needed (national and community announcements, news, comics, gossip, opinions, classifieds, sports… etc.) everyone read it, and reaching your target audience was easy! Even though we still have newspapers, I […]

How Well Is Your Funeral Home Website Performing, Really? [QUIZ]

So, you’ve got a funeral home website. But is it any good?  Is it helping you attract families? Answer their questions? Assist them in a time of need? If not…How can you improve it?  Take this free quiz to find out (it will only take a few minutes!) Pro tip: Use a pen and paper […]

21 Social Media Post Ideas Your Funeral Home Can Use Today

It can be challenging to constantly conjure up fresh and new ideas for content on your social channels. But now that the #deathpositive movement has taken off, it seems that more and more people are open to learning more about death and dying. So in reality, there is a sea of followers waiting to hear […]

5 Principles to Embrace For a Successful COVID-19 Recovery at your Funeral Home

Between talks of “how much longer?” and “what’s next?” is the idea of a post-pandemic normal.  What that normal will look like, is being created today, here and now…And it all starts with you. That’s right, YOU are creating a new normal for the funeral profession through the messages you share, services you provide and […]

The 6 Elements of Compelling Funeral Marketing, Explained

With COVID-19 hitting our industry pretty hard, it’s good to build a solid foundation of online funeral marketing to attract potential families. Now more than ever, families are going to find your funeral home online, so here are a few ideas to let your funeral home shine with your funeral marketing: 1. A clear and […]

6 Life Lessons Learned From Writing In The Death Industry For 8 Years

8 years. Nearly 400 hundred blogs. 400,000 words.  This is my contribution to the funeral service profession since I started blogging for funeralOne back in 2012.  Who knew that after studying Journalism and Literature in college, that I would end up working for a b2b business in the death industry? Not me, that’s for sure.  […]