6 Amazing Ways Funeral Homes Are Responding to COVID-19

With all of the strict safety regulations and social distancing, how can we still honor our loved ones properly? This is a question many funeral homes are asking themselves, faced with the challenge of forced innovation. Although the COVID-19 pandemic has its negative traits and unfortunate implications, we like to see the silver lining in […]

How To Help Your Families Celebrate Life During the COVID-19 Crisis

It’s no secret that coronavirus has affected every single person on the planet in some way. And of course, this brings with it an incredible number of challenges. But, the challenge that keeps me up at night is this: How can we, as a profession, provide the same level of support to those who lose […]

9 Ways Your Funeral Home Can Support Grieving Families During A Time of Isolation

Wow, what an interesting time it is to be grieving a loved one…Right!? No matter where you are in the world, or what you’re experiencing, you are affected by the Coronavirus. That is not a question. And with all of the usual grief support systems we have being blown into the disruptive winds of COVID-19, […]

The 6 Elements of Compelling Funeral Marketing, Explained

With COVID-19 hitting our industry pretty hard, it’s good to build a solid foundation of online funeral marketing to attract potential families. Now more than ever, families are going to find your funeral home online, so here are a few ideas to let your funeral home shine with your funeral marketing: 1. A clear and […]

What If Women Ran The Funeral Profession? 10 Predictions Made

Through the early Victorian era, caring for the dead was very much a role set aside for women… especially in the United States. Back then, death was something that took place in the home. Preparing a body for a burial was a matter the family took into their own hands. As many of you know, […]

9 Simple Mourning Rituals For The Modern Griever

We’ve all heard the term “morning ritual”, which is an important part of the day for many of us. But what about a “mourning ritual”? Dr Alan D Wolfelt describes a mourning  ritual as a “symbolic activity that helps us, together with our families and friends, express our deepest thoughts and feelings about life’s most […]

6 Life Lessons Learned From Writing In The Death Industry For 8 Years

8 years. Nearly 400 hundred blogs. 400,000 words.  This is my contribution to the funeral service profession since I started blogging for funeralOne back in 2012.  Who knew that after studying Journalism and Literature in college, that I would end up working for a b2b business in the death industry? Not me, that’s for sure.  […]

Some Of The Most Radical (And Exciting) Disposition Methods In 2020

Traditional burial, or cremation? In 2020, that is not the question. In the modern day realm of funerals, we think in the near future,  families will prefer neither.  There are growing concerns around the environmental impact of cremation, and countries around the world running out of land to bury their dead.  With that, many entrepreneurs […]

Caitlin Doughty Takes Us On A Journey Into Death Trends Around The World

  What would it look like to completely re-imagine the way we store our beloved departed? Instead of reinventing the wheel, Caitilin Doughty, founder of The Order Of The Good Death and the catalyst of the death positive movement phenomenon, suggests we take a look at how other countries around the world are already doing […]

Funeral Home Social Media

26 Research-Backed Reasons To Finally Get Your Funeral Home On Social Media

Everyone talks about how important social media is for your funeral business. Although our profession can be a tough one to approach through social media, with a little creativity and lots of patience, having a social presence can be very rewarding for your funeral business and your online audience. And with 90% of businesses using […]