How to Grow Your Funeral Business With Online Reviews

In this day and age, every business has to handle online reviews.  Whether they’ve helped catapult your funeral business success or have been a huge wake up call for your business, reviews have the potential to do BIG things for you. In fact, today, 80% of consumers report that they rely on online reviews to […]

12 Touching Online Tributes Guaranteed To Melt Your Heart

Happy Thanksgiving!  We hope you’re enjoying delicious food and quality time with your loved ones on this holiday.  As we gather, we also remember those who have passed and are no longer gracing our family table.  We found 12 heartwarming tributes to share with your friends and family this Thanksgiving to help inspire you to […]

Modern Funerals: 7 Tips On Personalization, Festivalization, & Meaningful Event Design

At funeralOne, we’re on a mission to transform what the world thinks of a funeral. As a profession, our ability to engage with today’s families is directly related to how well we can adjust to changes in customer needs. In order to do this, we must revamp the way funeral services have been held for […]

Why Gratitude Is Good For Your Funeral Business This Thanksgiving

The other day I read an article on Sheldon Yellen, CEO of the property-restoration company BELFOR Holdings, Inc., who writes a birthday card for every single one of his 9,200 employees.  Yep, you read write. Over 9,000 birthday cards a year! Hand written. And upon further digging, we found out that Yellen doesn’t just handwrite […]

5 Struggles Every Funeral Business Faces (And How To Address Them)

Running a funeral business comes with unique trials & tribulations.  While some of the challenges might seem niche, one thing is clear – everyone is experiencing them together.  At the NFDA Convention a few weeks ago, we asked attendees to vote for their biggest business challenge, and the results are crystal clear. So what are […]

7 Videos on Loss & Grief That Every Funeral Professional Should Watch

Grief and loss are two of our greatest teachers in life. As a funeral professional, you likely already know that. But it’s very rare that we really take the time to share the lessons in a way that synthesizes the new way we are being asked to face loss & grief as death care workers. […]

5 Tips For Integrating the Future of Funerals Into Your Funeral Business

I know you’ve heard it all before. The “old way” of doing business in the funeral profession is dying (pun intended). And in fact, the “new way” is already here. It’s happening. And it seems to be picking up momentum.  There are plenty of folks in the funeral profession reading this blog right now that […]

6 Words Every Funeral Director Should Remove From Their Vocabulary Today

As a funeral professional, you spend most of your time speaking with people.  Families, florists, co-workers, nurses, banks… the list goes on. And believe it or not, the words you choose to say have immense power. One tiny word in a sentence can change the whole attitude around a situation. In this business, it’s all […]

What Your Halloween Costume Says About Your Funeral Directing Style

Halloween is that time of the year we often find ourselves finding a costume to wear for a party, gathering, or work. And as silly as we might think it is, your Halloween costume has the potential to say more about you than you think.  In fact, according to Psychology Today: “Costumes are communication devices. […]

17 Helpful Tips for Getting the Most Out of NFDA 2019

Our favorite time of the year has arrived… NFDA! NFDA is almost always a very exciting and inspiring time personally and professionally. With dozens of workshops, new friends, new professional connections, and not to mention tons of free swag, how can you go wrong?!  The funeralOne team has been attending NFDA for over a decade […]