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Treasured Memories Community Funding: A Solution to Safe Funeral Service Crowdfunding

November 22, 2022 by Niki Smith
Featured, Funeral Home Business

In the fall of 2020, Tim Briggs’ friend called him with shocking and unexpected news. That friend’s 18-year-old nephew had passed suddenly.

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Funeral Business Leadership Series: Part 3 - Leading in the Community

November 17, 2022 by Aemelia Tripp
Funeral Industry Trends, Featured, Funeral Home Business

This is the final post in a series of three blog posts showcasing how small improvements can help you become a business leader in your industry and community. In the first post, we discussed Leading the Business, in the second post we discovered Leading a Team and in this third post, we will cover how to be a leader in your community, including establishing yourself as a thought leader, joining community groups, hosting community events and boosting your digital marketing efforts.

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Funeral Business Leadership Series: Part 2 - Leading a Team

November 10, 2022 by Aemelia Tripp
Funeral Industry Trends, Featured, Funeral Home Business

This is the second in a series of three blog posts showcasing how small improvements can help you become a business leader in your industry and community. In the first post, we discussed Leading the Business, and in this second post, we will cover how to hire, manage and retain an exceptional team of funeral professionals.

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Funeral Business Leadership Series

November 10, 2022 by Aemelia Tripp
Funeral Industry Trends, Funeral Home Business

From staying up to date on industry trends, hiring the right people for your business to even marketing and community outreach, you are focused on running and growing your funeral home business. We know it can be exhausting, but we’re here to help! This series of three blog posts showcases how small improvements can help you become a business leader in your industry and community.

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Funeral Business Leadership Series: Part 1 - Leading the Business

November 3, 2022 by Nicole Eilers
Funeral Industry Trends, Featured, Funeral Home Business

This is the first in a series of three blog posts showcasing how small improvements can help you become a business leader in your community and industry. In this first post, we will cover essential traits for successful funeral business professionals and upcoming industry trends to watch out for in the coming year.

As a funeral professional, you often take care of a variety of functions in your business, handling everything from planning and executing funerals (obviously!) to accounting, human resources or even social media. It can be exhausting to say the least. So how do you find time to keep up with all of it? Let’s uncover the essential traits that successful funeral professionals need and our prediction on the top three key industry trends to keep an eye on in the coming years.

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5 Counter-Intuitive Strategies for Hiring & Retaining the Best Funeral Home Employees

October 20, 2022 by Dr. Jason Troyer
Featured, Funeral Home Business

Every funeral home in the nation seems to be looking to hire more staff these days. Articles in funeral publications suggest that the increased call volumes from Covid, the retirement of Baby Boomers and the effects of the “Great Resignation” are converging to create a hiring boom in funeral service. From licensed funeral directors and preneed specialists to the office staff and unlicensed funeral assistants, funeral homes need outstanding employees for all areas of their business.

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Increase Your Cybersecurity with These Small Business Tips

October 13, 2022 by Aemelia Tripp
Featured, Funeral Home Business

We are well into spooky season, and if you like thrills and chills, you're in the right place! If that's not your thing, hang in there because the thrills we're talking about aren't jump scares or paranormal events. We’re offering helpful tricks to prevent potential attacks – cyber security attacks, that is.

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A Guide to Online Funeral Planning for Funeral Professionals

August 11, 2022 by Homesteaders Life Company
Featured, Funeral Home Business

As the world experiences tremendous changes in technology and consumer buying habits, funeral professionals need solutions that help them adapt to and anticipate these opportunities. One of the major developments in funeral service is a shift to online and digital services – including online funeral planning tools.

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Inflation in the Funeral Profession: Locking in Today’s Prices

July 29, 2022 by Niki Smith
Featured, Funeral Home Business

The United States economy is currently experiencing historic inflation and commodity cost increases affecting every industry and sector, including the funeral profession. For many funeral providers, even small increases in material cost can significantly impact their already shrinking profit margin, leaving many firms looking for ways to control costs without impacting their quality of service.

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How Your Funeral Home Can Provide Solutions for Preneed Clients

July 8, 2022 by Alyssa McNab
Featured, Funeral Home Business

The most successful companies often build a loyal customer base, at least in part, because of one very simple idea: They solve problems for the people they serve. Not only do they solve those problems, but they also clearly share why their offerings can provide the highest satisfaction in the process.

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