6 Ways Your Funeral Home Can Help Families Observe Memorial Day

May 18, 2017 Funeral Home Marketing, Memorial Day

In the spring of 1868, General John Logan issued an order to the Grand Army of the Republic, a brotherhood of Veterans of the Union Army, Navy and Marine Corps:

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Getting Started with Funeral Home Business Succession Planning

May 11, 2017 Funeral Home Business

According to Homesteaders’ 2016 customer satisfaction survey, roughly a third of funeral home owners are age 60+, a metric that has increased 7 points since our 2014 survey. Funeral professionals are getting older,...

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4 Big Funeral Home Social Media Mistakes – and How to Fix Them

May 04, 2017 Funeral Home Marketing, Funeral Home Social Media

I have been working in digital marketing and social media for my entire career, and with that, I have seen some major mistakes that businesses and brands have made in their approach to marketing (I’m looking at you, ...

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4 Benefits of Continuing Education for Funeral Directors and Pre-need Professionals

April 27, 2017 Funeral Home Business

Dedicated funeral service professionals strive to give their client families the very best of everything – the best customer service, the best funeral service options and the best overall experience. In addition to...

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Essential Traits of a Successful Funeral Professional

April 20, 2017 Funeral Home Business

I have been in the death care profession for 25 years. My path started in late 1990, when I decided to leave the military and search for a new career. I wanted something I could learn and grow in while also making a...

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What Families Need to Know About Planning a Funeral in Advance

April 13, 2017 Grief, Featured, Funeral Home Customer Service

People often feel nervous and hesitant when others bring up death and dying, which can sometimes lead to misunderstandings about death care. While it is important to offer pre-need at your funeral home to better...

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3 Tips to Make Your Funeral Business the Top Choice for Families

April 06, 2017 Funeral Home Marketing, Funeral Home Business

Your funeral business provides a timeless and necessary service to families in your community. People will always need your services, and that is exactly what creates competition. According to the 4th edition of ...

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How to Make the Most of Your Funeral Convention Experience

March 30, 2017 Funeral Directors, Industry Events, Funeral Home Workplace

‘Tis the season for funeral conventions! All across the United States, funeral directors and professionals gather to share new knowledge with each other and see the latest products from local and national vendors....

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What’s Next for Funeral Home Marketing? Attention is the Game, Instagram is the Arena

March 23, 2017 Funeral Home Marketing, Funeral Home Social Media

This guest post was written by Ryan Thogmartin, President of DISRUPT Media. Homesteaders has partnered with DISRUPT to offer a series of exclusive funeral home social media packages for funeral home customers that...

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Serving the “Nones” Through Celebration of Life Services

March 16, 2017 Memorial Service

Historically, a funeral has been a religiously driven event. Rather than mourning a loved one, deeply religious individuals often gather to celebrate and acknowledge that their loved one is in a better place. There...

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