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“WHAT’S NEXT?” 5 WAYS TO BE AMAZINGLY HELPFUL AFTER A FUNERAL

Even if you don’t hear it out loud, “What’s next?” is the question almost every family asks after a funeral. They’ve spent so much time focused on honoring the life of their loved one, but they’re ...
By Payton Thompson
Friday, March 1, 2024

GRIEF SUPPORT ROOTED IN SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY

My earliest memories are of bearing witness to the warmth and hospitality on display at our home-away-from home, Harris Furniture. The furniture store was my parents’ business and a pillar of our s...
By Ben Harris
Friday, March 1, 2024

The Healing Power OF ESTATE CLOSURE

Many funeral directors wonder if it’s their responsibility to help their families with estate matters. It isn’t something that has regularly been done in the past. Usually, efforts in this area are...
By Nikki Anne Schmutz
Friday, March 1, 2024

Guiding Compassion

The funeral industry is a delicate and essential sector, providing support and solace to grieving families during times of loss. The success of a funeral home hinges on the caliber of its staff. Hi...
By Erin Connolly
Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Embracing The Future Of Funeral Service

The hiring process often feels like an uphill battle for many funeral home owners. Unfilled roles, not enough qualified candidates, frustrated staff, and time & money invested. And we hear from...
By Alex Kistler
Wednesday, February 14, 2024

Improving Staff Morale

If funeral professionals are always taking care of families, who is taking care of funeral professionals? A recent study by Passare examined the future of the funeral home workplace by surveying m...
By Jeff Stewart
Wednesday, February 14, 2024

4 TIPS to Leverage the Sales and Marketing Potential of Your Website

The headline accompanying the Foresight Companies’ 2023 Funeral and Cemetery Consumer Behavior Study poses a question many in the deathcare profession are asking these days: “Is the Funeral and Cem...
By Bill Williams
Friday, January 12, 2024

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It’s a question all of us get asked at some point after deciding funeral service is the career we’ve decided to pursue. I could easily ask a rebuttal question: Why don’t you want to be a funeral di...

4 TIPS to Leverage the Sales and Marketing Potential of Your Website

The headline accompanying the Foresight Companies’ 2023 Funeral and Cemetery Consumer Behavior Study poses a question many in the deathcare profession are asking these days: “Is the Funeral and Cem...

GRAVE LINERS VS BURIAL VAULTS

In the realm of funeral service, the terminology used to describe outer casket protection can be as diverse as the communities they serve. From burial vaults to grave liners, concrete boxes, and a ...

PRESERVING MEMORIES AND PROFITS: The Overlooked Role of Urn Vaults

We all know when families enter a funeral home, they are faced with numerous decisions. As funeral professionals, our responsibility is to guide these families through all their options. One aspect...

Why Funeral Management Software is Crucial for Modern Death Care

It’s no secret that deathcare, including all its challenges, is changing. That’s why funeral software has emerged and plays a crucial part in modern death care. This blog delves into the key role s...

Community Outreach for Brand Awareness

How many funeral homes do your client families consider before calling you to care for their loved ones? Three? Four? The answer may surprise you. Homesteaders has asked this question in our cons...

11 Impactful Ways Funeral Directors Support Our Troops

Amidst a multitude of heartwarming tales about funeral directors going the extra mile to support our armed forces and pay homage to deceased veterans, one constant theme emerges: a timeless commitm...