5 [More] Industry Leaders Predict The Future of The Funeral Profession

Last August, we gathered some insights from some of the funeral profession’s brightest minds to predict the future of funerals (you can read the post here). And even though it’s only been a mere 9 months since we made this post, the future of funerals has become even more clear. It seems that many people […]

Grow Your Funeral Home Fast By Collaborating With These 6 Types of Local Businesses

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” — Helen Keller   Are you happy with how many client families you work with per day, week, year? Would you like to see yourself and others helping more people, doing the work that you love? Well guess what, there’s a fast lane […]

Please Congratulate Me On My Funeral Plans

The ugly “F” word. No not, the swear word. But it might as well be… The word I’m referring to is funeral, as in, funeral plans. As in my own funeral plans. Everytime I tell someone that I’m making my own funeral plans, I hear some version of: “Are you dying?” “Is everything okay… do […]

4 Companies With Epic Website Designs (And What The Funeral Profession Can Learn From Them)

Through all our days of doing funeral home website design at f1, we’ve come across a few good gems that inspire us in a BIG way. In fact, if you come by and visit the headquarters, you’ll usually catch our CEO scrolling through some of the hottest website designs day in and out, because design […]

8 People, Places And Things You Cannot Miss at ICCFA 2019

The 2019 ICCFA Convention is upon us! Are you as excited as we are? With the theme being focused on NASCAR and the tagline being “on the right track”, we get the feeling there will be plenty of momentum in the air. Here are the 8 people, places and things we definitely won’t miss, and […]

4 Important Ways To Embrace Spring Time At Your Funeral Home

Ahh, spring is upon us. Technically, March 20th was the official beginning of spring in the Northern Hemisphere. Spring is the perfect time of year to tune into the blooming happening all around us. And the blooming is happening at your funeral home, too. After all the hectic-ness of the holiday season, it’s time to […]

The Funeral Director Job Description of the Future

The future of funerals needs you. Yes you. You empathetic, bright, passionate person who wants to join in on the movement of where the future of funerals is headed. It doesn’t matter if you’ve been doing this for 30 years, or are considering a career in the funeral profession… you are the future of funerals. […]

A Look at Cemetery Customs, Challenges And Changes Around the World

What happens when you bring together three funeral directors from very different cultures, across the world from each other? You gain a lot of insight into the beauty, as well as the challenges, in each culture. And, therefore, gain insight into the global trends happening in our wildly changing world of death and dying. At […]

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How a 27-Year-Old Is Re-Defining The Grief Process With Her Cremation Diamond Start-Up

    What’s the difference between a business fueled by profit margins, and a business fueled by heart? The answer? Eterneva, a cremation diamond business founded by young-and-refreshing entrepreneurs, Adelle Archer and Garrett Ozar. Eterneva is on a mission to radically redefine the way we memorialize our loved ones. How do they do it? I […]

11 Tweets About Traditional Funerals That Show Things Are Definitely Changing…

When surfing the waves of Twitter recently, we came across an interesting thread of sparked by BBC on human composting. The thread was essentially a group of young people rooting for a more green approach to funerals. They spoke to the downsides of traditional funerals, and why they’re seemingly more irrelevant to the younger generation. […]