Fur-ever Friends: Pet Loss Tips Every Firm Can Use
When a pet dies, it can feel similar to losing a family member. As families grapple with the loss of their beloved pet, they also are unsure how to move forward, wondering what, if anything, they should do to honor their pet’s life.
Harnessing the Long-Lasting Power of Video
We know a video is powerful enough to stand the test of time and has the ability to live on through generations, but how can you utilize this power for your funeral home in a similar and long-lasting way?
How Aesthetics and Perceived Value Impact Your Funeral Business
For years, funeral industry professionals and the general public alike have turned to cremation as a “cheap option” when it comes to disposition. However, we are beginning to see an expansion in how the deathcare industry is framing cremation for families.
Leader Links: How We’re All Coping
With COVID-19 dominating our news cycles, changing our daily routines, and heavily impacting the funeral industry, here’s a look at how different industry leaders across the country are handling the pandemic.
Record Everything. The Service is Too Important to Miss.
A funeral service shouldn’t be a one-time performance. It’s important for families and guests to be able to watch a service recording in their own time — either because they couldn’t congregate at your funeral home to attend services in person, couldn’t watch live, or they want to watch the service again at a later time as part of their grieving journey.
Win Over Pet Lovers and Build Your Brand
Throughout the year, there are countless opportunities to appeal to pet lovers and to facilitate a function designed just for them. Plan ahead for these occasions, which will certainly result in a return on investment and also help get your firm’s name out in the community.
Reflections of a 9/11 Widow: I Feel a Peacefulness Now
We’re still healing. Central to our healing from traumatic events is continuing to talk about them openly and support one another.
Creating and Facilitating Virtual End-of-Life Events
The teams at LifeWeb 360 and New Narrative have co-created a free, step-by-step resource guide for funeral directors on how to create virtual gatherings to keep communities together during social distancing.
Leader Links: Funeral Profession Finding New Ways to Reach Consumers
From the “Death Positive” movement in Austin, TX, to the rare access to a funeral for a Brazilian tribe chief, the funeral industry reaches every part of the world, and here’s the roundup of the most recent links to keep you informed.
Funeral Directors Nationwide Overwhelmed by COVID-19 Surge
It’s our duty at The Funeral Leader to bring our followers the latest industry news and events. COVID-19 doesn’t seem to be slowing down any time soon, and many professionals in our industry are feeling overwhelmed. Here’s a round-up of recent articles depicting what’s happening across the country.