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, […]

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 […]