5 Challenges Turned Into Affirmations For The Modern Funeral Director

With the personal development industry exploding over the last few years, I’m sure you’ve heard the word “affirmations” before. According to the English American Dictionary, to “affirm” is to state that something is true.  Affirmations are a great tool to use when you feel yourself caught in a place of negativity, pessimism, drama, or judgement. […]

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13 Elements Of The Perfect Funeral Home Website Homepage

The other day, I was doing some of my routine funeral industry research, and I was reminded of a statistic that absolutely blows my mind:  “Most people would prefer to pre-plan a funeral, but only 33% do because they can’t find the information they need”. I don’t know about you, but to me, that’s a […]

Answering the Call To Leadership In The Deathcare Profession

Do you feel the call to be a leader in the death care industry, or within your business? Are you already a leader in this field of work? Believe it or not, the death care profession is full of leaders, and we are all being asked to step more and more into this leadership role […]

Say Hello To The Millennial Funeral Director

They want $100K and a 10-hour work week.  They need to jump up the ladder, not climb it.  And heaven forbid you don’t let them work from home 7 days a week.  Who are we talking about? Millennials. A panel of experts discussing the topic of millennials in the funeral industry at the National Funeral […]

17 Baby Boomer Statistics That Will Change Your Funeral Marketing Forever

The Baby Boomers have been disrupting the funeral profession for years now, that’s no secret… With the most disposable income, accounting for nearly half of all retail sales, they are a force to be reckoned with. And many of them are looking to make sure their death is as beautiful as their life. That means […]

2020 Is Here, What Does That Mean For The Funeral Profession?

2019 was a big year for the funeral profession. And 2020? Well, so far, we think it might even be bigger! The future of funerals is well on its way, and 2019 helped us prepare for that. And the smartest people of our time always tell us that we can learn future lessons by remembering […]

What Your Client Families Expect From You in 2020

We all like to think that we provide high quality, unique services for our families.  But is that what someone will really experience when they walk in your door? Georganne Bender and Rich Kizer are cultural anthropologists that specialize in consumer interests. One of the many aspects of their business has been blind shopping at […]

16 Social Media Post Ideas For Your Funeral Home To Steal Today

Social media is a vital and sometimes infuriating part of being a business owner in this day and age. It’s easy to get stuck and stop putting in the effort of making engaging social media posts.  The truth is that social media makes all the difference when it comes to attracting client families and keeping […]

A Therapist’s Advice For Dealing With Conflict At Your Funeral Home

No one needs to tell you how people can be deeply affected by the death of a loved one. Some families find it harder to navigate the process of creating a ceremony that captures the essence of the deceased’s life than others. And sometimes raw emotions can become unmanageable. We sat down with Jason Troyer, […]

9 Stress-Busting Survival Tips For Every Funeral Director This Holiday Season 

The Holidays are here, funeral director! For most people that entails lots of holiday parties, present shopping and some time off to spend with the family. You might be thinking, “what a luxury it must be!”  But don’t worry, with these 9 stress-busting survival tips for this holiday season, you might be able to squeeze […]