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How Offering Pre-Need Services for the Future Can Boost Your Business Today

How Offering Pre-Need Services for the Future Can Boost Your Business Today

Funeral homes have been using pre-need services as a way to grow their business for years.  A well-rounded pre-need program is certainly a great way to ensure financial stability in the future, but there are also ways it can benefit your business now. Develop a Reputation as a Resource By offering pre-need services, you will […]

Connect With Clients Online

5 Ways Funeral Homes Can Connect With Clients Online

Branching out and finding new ways to connect with clients is an important component of any long-term business plan.  These days, having a presence online simply isn’t enough – you need to have online interaction as well.  There are a number of ways you can be open and accessible online and each one can easily […]

Three Ways to Prevent Compassion Fatigue and Burnout in Funeral Professionals

Three Ways to Prevent Compassion Fatigue and Burnout in Funeral Professionals

While there are plenty of aspects of the funeral business that are physically demanding, it’s a job that is especially taxing when it comes to emotional and mental health.  Interacting with, supporting and helping people on the worst day of their lives requires a huge amount of emotional and mental energy.  After all, coping with […]

Homesteaders Releases Update on Pre-Need Motivators

Homesteaders Releases Update on Pre-Need Motivators

One of the most important challenges to running any service business is understanding the customer – what they want, what they need and how to somehow deliver both as seamlessly as possible.  It’s a tall order no matter what line of business you’re in.  The job is made more difficult when your service is delivered […]

Women Prove the Funeral Business Isn't a Boy's Club Anymore

Women Prove the Funeral Business Isn’t a Boy’s Club Anymore

These days it’s easy to believe that gendered occupations are a thing of the past.  Today, girls grow up knowing they aren’t limited to teaching or nursing while young boys understand they don’t have to be firemen or grocers.  Still, there are some professions which are viewed as leaning heavily towards men or women.  When […]

5 Tips for Using Instagram to Promote Your Funeral Business

5 Tips for Using Instagram to Promote Your Funeral Business

Funeral homes have always worked to find innovating and appealing ways to promote their business while walking the line of respectable advertisement.  Today, social media options have made it easier than ever to share your advertising and marketing but, at the same time, these platforms often blur the line on what is acceptable and what […]

Hearse Legends and Lore - Separating Truth from Fiction

Hearse Legends and Lore – Separating Truth from Fiction

Hearses and funeral cars are probably the most storied vehicles in the history of our culture. Even before the modern-day hearses, the mystique of death and the horse-drawn carriage has always grabbed peoples’ attention. That’s why there are so many legends about hearses and funeral cars in our society. We’ve brought together some of the […]

Stolen Funeral Cars - Why Security is Important

Stolen Funeral Cars – Why Security is Important

While many people don’t think twice about equipping their car with OnStar or similar tracking and GPS devices, many funeral homes and private collectors don’t add these options to their funeral cars.  Part of the reason is because many people believe there are some things in life that just simply should not be done, no […]

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Are DIY Funerals The Next Big Thing?

  We live in The Age of DIY.  From making your own porch swing and laying your own tile to handling your own divorce and even administering microdermabrasion treatments at home – if you ave a goal there’s a DIY product to help.  With the plethora of DIY products and services available, it seems like […]

The Final Ride - Should Pets Ride With Families at Funerals?

The Final Ride – Should Pets Ride With Families at Funerals?

Have you ever seen a procession of funeral cars in which a beloved pet was riding along with the family?  It probably doesn’t happen too often. For some families, however, animal companions are just as much a part of the family as sons or daughters. As such, they ride along with the bereaved in the […]