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5 Tips for Using Instagram to Promote Your Funeral Business

Funeral homes have always worked to find innovating and appealing ways to promote their business while walking the line of respectable advertisement. Today, social media options...

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Children & Grief: 5 Ways to Help Your Youngest Clients

Funeral professionals are accustomed to working with adults. After all, when it comes to pre-need arrangements or immediate needs, children are rarely involved. But that doesn’t...

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Three Ways the Funeral Industry is Changing – And How to Adapt

There are plenty of challenges when it comes to working in the funeral industry. But one major advantage is that it’s an industry that is always in demand. No matter if people...

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Funerals, Death and the Positive Spin – Is Mainstream Funeral Culture a Good Thing?

We wrote about Thomas Lynch and the PBS documentary that came out of his writings in a previous post. We discussed the idea of becoming desensitized to death and hearses as a result...

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The Funeral Car Procession – What Does Each Car Do?

Funerals are something that most of us will go through at some point in our lives. However, these occasions are also some of the most misunderstood of anything we’ll experience. ...

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One Man Chooses a Truly Unique Vehicle for His Final Ride

Although most people choose to be taken to their final resting place in a traditional hearse or in funeral cars, some people have other ideas about their last ride. Milon Boone...

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Drive Traffic to Your Funeral Home Through Google Places

Marketing a funeral home means walking a fine line between promotion and compassion.  You want to make yourself visible and accessible when people need your services, but you...

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Are Funeral Homes Still Recession Proof? Decline in the Demand for Funeral Cars at Services

People used to say that the funeral business was recession-proof. Even when people are suffering financially, funerals are something that they will always need. While this is true,...

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In Tough Times, the County Funds Many Funerals

The United States has seen some tough economic times in its history.  Many of us automatically think of the Great Depression when we think of these tough times but the truth is...

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Funeral Cars: A Comforting Tradition in a Changing World

If there’s anything you can count on in this world, it’s change.  Whether you look at the changes in how we shop or watch TV to the changes in how we communicate and travel,...

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Funeral Processions and Police Escorts – Who Gets Them and Why?

Funeral processions are a fairly common occurrence in small towns, suburbs and cities alike.  While we are all used to seeing funeral processions, sometimes we see them accompanied...

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Florida Hearse Tour Delivers Unique Macabre Experience

Halloween is just around the corner and fans of all things dark and dreary are lining up to take advantage of a unique experience one company offers.   Residents and visitors...

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Five Lives Snuffed Out on Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th has long been associated with bad luck. This association was ingrained in our culture long before the Jason Vorhees and the infamous Friday the 13th movie franchise....

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The Car Technology That Can Improve Your Funeral Services

n-car technologies are abounding. And funeral cars aren’t being left out. A recent article highlights 10 emerging auto technologies that almost every auto maker is adding to...

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Five Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About Hearses

You’ve probably seen several hearses over the course of your lifetime. Most of them have probably been black, but you may have seen white ones and maybe even some gray ones....

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How to Write a Eulogy – Five Simple Tips

Have you ever been asked to write a eulogy for a family member or friend that passed away? If so, you’ve probably agonized over the process for hours as beads of sweat dripped...

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Hearse Clubs – the Perfect Option for Funeral Car Fans!

Cars have become a very important part of modern society. From subcompacts to SUVs to exotic sports cars, each style of vehicle has a loyal band of supporters. Showing off our...

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Funeral Cars – A Brief History

Today, funeral cars are generally divided into two categories: hearses and limos.  The hearse carries the casket as part of a dignified ceremonial ritual, while the limo carries...

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10 Vintage Funeral Cars from Cadillac

The manufacturing of petrol-driven began in 1909 in the United States. Cadillac started building hearses in 1916 and remain a major player in the industry today. Cadillac created...

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All about Elvis Presley’s Funeral

If you’re an Elvis fan like me, you probably start thinking about his funeral this time of year. You start looking at the pictures of the hearses that lined the streets during...

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