Follow the Money: Investment Trends in the Deathcare Industry

  Adapting to the changes of the funeral profession isn’t easy — And that’s why it’s a topic we write about all the time.  With changing consumer needs focused more on convenience and less on tradition, it’s almost as if the funeral profession needs to be turned on its head all together. So how do […]

8 Inspiring Videos On The Conversations That Are Transforming The Way We Do Funerals

  Everyone has a story to tell. The conversations we have determine the direction we’re heading. And these professionals prove that the funeral profession is heading straight into transformation with some of the most inspiring conversations we’ve ever had as an industry, right here in this blog! Check out these 8 videos that will show […]

6 Funeral Trends Happening In Different Cultures Around The World (And What We Can Learn From Them)

All over the world, people, businesses and leaders all around the world are adapting to our growing needs surrounding death and funerals.  And as we grapple with environmental considerations and cultural shifts, we see the funeral profession responding with innovation.  Many cultures are finding the balance between embracing technology while honoring ancient traditions. Others are […]

The Beauty Of A Funeral That Is Spiritual, But Not Religious

I remember growing up and going to funerals of distant family members… and, I rarely enjoyed them. They always managed to look, sound and feel the same to me. And when it came my time to be a part of a close family member’s funeral, I tried to throw in something that was NOT a […]

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 […]