8 Of The Most Amazing Eulogies Of All Time

When it comes to funeral services, a eulogy can be the most important element that ties everything together. A eulogy captures the life story, starts conversations, helps us remember the times we shared, and (usually) makes us laugh or cry. As a funeral director, you might sometimes feel numb towards the delivery of eulogies, mostly […]

8 Ted Talks That Changed My Life (And Will Change Yours Too)

Everyday, we search for kind of inspiration – you know, something that will provoke you and make you better than you were yesterday. And if you’re like me, you probably don’t have a ton of time to find that inspiration everyday, do you? That’s why, I compiled a list of my favorite Ted talks of […]

VIDEO: Joe Joachim and Ryan Thogmartin Talk Cremation, Boomers & Technology

Ryan Thogmartin of Connecting Directors sits down with Joe Joachim, CEO & Founder of funeralOne to answer a few questions about the future of the funeral profession, cremation and the perfect online presence. Watch the video here:     Don’t have time to watch? Check out the summary article:   How do you think the […]

What Funeral Service is Really Selling: A Lesson from HGTV

  I was visiting with a friend the other day and I noticed that she had HGTV on her TV… again. It seems like this cable channel is on almost all the time.  And she wasn’t the first person that I noticed watching this show. In fact, recent ratings show HGTV ahead of the Food […]

NFDA 2012 Presents: Service of Remembrance

Join NFDA as we honor our funeral service colleagues and loved ones lost this year: [bitsontherun Y45DViQ2]   About NFDA Service of Remembrance Ceremony: Every year, NFDA International Convention and Exposition takes a moment to remember our funeral service friends and colleagues who have died in the last year. During the ceremony, we acknowledge the […]

VIDEO: How Social Media Creates Authenticity in the Funeral Profession

Have you joined the social media bandwagon yet? If not, you could be missing out. In this informational video below, Al Creedy and funeralOne CEO,  Joe Joachim, discuss why social media is extremely valuable to the funeral profession. They talk about: – The impact Facebook and other social networks have on the funeral profession – […]

My Favorite TedX Video: How Great Leaders Inspire Action

Two years ago, I came across a discussion on the TED Talks website that changed my life. As someone who searches for a spurt of inspiration everyday, I fell in love with the idea of this video. In fact, it is one of the core inspirations for my leadership style at funeralOne. It’s a constant […]

4 Ways to Establish Credibility With An Educational Video Library

[bitsontherun KRJWCqgI] This is the second blog post in a 4-part series on The Value of Video. Stay tuned for more!   You’ve heard me say before that establishing yourself as a thought leader among your community and your client families is the best word-of-mouth marketing you could do for your funeral home…but now I’m […]

See funeralOne Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

It’s been another great year for all of us here at funeralOne, and I couldn’t have done it without the ongoing support of our customers and staff. With the holiday season in full swing, on behalf of everyone at funeralOne I want to say thank you and send warm wishes your way! And I figured […]

How Your Fear of Change Could Limit Your Success in 2012

As the New Year approaches, I bet you’re starting to analyze 2011. What you did right, what you did wrong, and what you’re going to change in 2012. And if I had to guess…most of you will make a list of resolutions, personal and professional, and put a new funeral website at the top of […]