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 […]

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6 Inspiring Moments from NFDA 2017 + Announcing Our Contest Winners!

It never feels like you’re in the “golden age” when you’re in it. At the time, the famous Orson Welles radio shows of the 30s were just the usual nightly programs, and the Space Invaders release of 1978… just another video game. It’s not until you look back on these moments and the impact they […]

The Funeral Profession’s Top 5 Biggest Challenges

This year at NFDA, we challenged everyone to be the change — starting with what THEY thought was their biggest challenge in funerals. Attendees were asked to drop their ball into the tube that represented their biggest challenge, and these were the results… Now that we’ve identified our biggest pain points, it’s time to stop […]

The 6 Cornerstones of Funeral Service That Guide Everything

The goal of a funeral director should not be to increase call volume, revenue per call, or to get as many families as possible through their doors each year. No… the ultimate goal of any funeral professional should be to provide nurturing care to the families that they serve through the essential cornerstones of the […]

NFDA 2016: By The Numbers – Infographic

Want to embed this infographic on your own website?! Just copy and paste the following into your blog. Share this Image On Your Site Please include attribution to funeralone.com with this graphic. Or visit this link to share it on your Facebook or Twitter page. Did any of the statistics above shock or surprise you? […]

Live from NFDA: How To Connect Families To The Value of Your Funeral Services

This week the funeralOne team is down in Philadelphia for one of our favorite events of the year — the National Funeral Directors Convention. But this trade show is much different than anything you’ve seen from funeralOne before… we’re bringing the future of funerals to #NFDA2016 through virtual reality experiences, top-secret sneak peeks into what […]

Live From NFDA: How Funeral Directors Can Fill The Void

This week the funeralOne team is down in Philadelphia for one of our favorite events of the year — the National Funeral Directors Convention. But this trade show is much different than anything you’ve seen from funeralOne before… we’re bringing the future of funerals to #NFDA2016 through virtual reality experiences, top-secret sneak peeks into what […]

These 5 Statistics Are The Secret To Keeping Your Funeral Home Alive

The funeral profession has changed a lot in the last 10-20 years… statistics show it, and funeral professionals have experienced it first-hand. Families now learn about funeral services on the internet rather than inside a funeral home, the way funeral homes need to market their value has changed in virtually every way, and this year […]

The Most Important Part Of A Funeral Service, According To 9 Funeral Pros

Why do we have funerals? Whether you’re hosting a traditional service or a memorial celebration, there is some debate as to who these end-of-life events are actually for. Are they for the loved one who has passed – a glowing, celebratory tribute to the beautiful life that they lived? Or are funerals for the living […]

8 Funeral Pros Share Their Predictions For The Future Of Funerals

Change. You can’t talk about much in the funeral profession without hearing that word. The way that we connect with families is changing. The way that families think of funeral service is changing. And even our age-old business model is changing. To some funeral professionals, the thought of change is scary, as is any notion […]