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4 Ways Preneed Can Help Your At-Need Business

December 12, 2023 by Danielle Burmeister
Funeral Home Business, Funeral Planning

We already know that a robust preneed program is a valuable part of any funeral business. Not only does it help ensure the long-term security of your firm, but it also provides a service that families really want and need.

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How Your Funeral Business Can Serve an Increasingly Diverse Community

December 12, 2023 by Homesteaders Life Company
Funeral Industry Trends, Funeral Home Business

Communities today are more diverse than they ever have been. From the mixing of generations in the workplace to increasing ethnic and religious diversity, funeral homes need to adapt to serve the changing needs of their communities.

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6 Funeral Business Scenarios Preneed Funeral Planning Can Help Solve

December 12, 2023 by Alyssa McNab
Funeral Home Business, Funeral Planning

Funeral directors must navigate many challenges each day in order to operate a successful funeral home business. You demonstrate the agility required to meet shifting consumer demands and manage the effects of economic conditions — all while ensuring that families receive the best possible care during day-to-day operations.

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How Preneed Sales Can Increase the Profitability of Your Funeral Home

December 12, 2023 by Alyssa McNab
Funeral Home Business

Funeral homes that actively communicate the benefits of advance funeral planning are doing right by their communities by empowering them with information about a service they want and need. When you provide what your client families want, you’ll have an important opportunity to increase the profitability of your funeral home.

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7 Ways to Support Employees During the Holiday Season

December 7, 2023 by Nicole Eilers
Featured, Funeral Home Business

The holiday season is a time for joy, celebration and togetherness with family and friends. For those in the funeral service profession however, it’s also one of the busiest times of the year.  

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4 Tips to Increase Brand Awareness in Your Community

November 9, 2023 by Niki Smith
Featured, Funeral Home Business

You work hard to provide thoughtful, essential services to the families in your community. You bring your best when families experience their toughest time. But how do you build and maintain a strong relationship with those client families and others in your community? Those relationships are crucial for the long-term success and reputation of your firm.

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Insights and Takeaways from the 2023 ICCFA Leadership Summit

November 2, 2023 by Nicole Eilers
Featured, Funeral Home Business

The International Cemetery, Cremation and Funeral Association (ICCFA) recently held its annual Leadership Summit October 24 – 26 in Tucson, Arizona. This year’s event was in partnership with the Death Care Collective, an organization of female leaders dedicated to fostering connections, strengthening relationships, and empowering women in the death care profession

We sat down with Homesteaders’ leaders Scott Morris, Regional Director – Strategic Markets; Dan Lodermeier, Vice President – Field Sales and Danielle Burmeister, Vice President – Marketing Communications, who attended the summit for their takeaways from the event.

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Top 5 Characteristics of a Great Funeral Home Leader

October 12, 2023 by Niki Smith
Featured, Funeral Home Business

The funeral profession is in the business of compassion. Each day emotions are high, and every action of a funeral home leader can have a lasting impact on client families and your staff. Therefore, being a funeral home leader isn’t just about managing a business but being a part of client families during an impactful and challenging time of their lives.

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Why Your Funeral Home Should Use Multi-Factor Authentication

September 14, 2023 by Aemelia Tripp
Featured, Funeral Home Business

As Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) becomes more prevalent in both business and personal digital uses, we were curious about how MFA works and best practices for using it. Below we will define MFA and explore its impact to the funeral profession.

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Lock in Today’s Prices with P3 Price Protection Plan

August 9, 2023 by Niki Smith
Featured, Funeral Home Business

We know that for many funeral providers even small increases in material cost can significantly impact your already shrinking profit margin. This means many firms are always looking for ways to control costs without impacting quality of service.

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