The Power of Community Connection: A chat with Einan’s at Sunset Funeral Home
Organizing events and community outreach programs can be a meaningful way to serve the families you work with and give back to your community while having a positive business benefit. In this interview, we spoke with Holley and Sarah from Einan’s Funeral Home who have honed their skills in event planning and community involvement through their extensive community event program. To learn from their experience and get inspired, watch the interview or read on below!
Highland Park FC Adds Mobile Streaming Services for Off-Site Funerals
Highland Park Funeral Centre offers funeral services at both their Funeral Home and various country chapels and churches in the area. While they have been using OneRoom’s fixed cameras in their Funeral Home for some time, they were missing an option for families requesting recording and streaming of funerals at off-site locations.
Five surprising uses for funeral home streaming
"It doesn't have to be limited to funerals." - Holly Sowards, Einan's Funeral Home
Funeral ‘Flash Crowd’, how Sterling-White copes with unexpected crowds
Although Sterling-White has large facilities, occasionally they will have a funeral where the crowd becomes so much more than expected. The chapel quickly fills and guests spill out through the car park, gardens, and cemetery. In these situations, Sterling-White won’t turn guests away and risk leaving them disappointed or unable to participate in the service.
Multi-site Streaming at Washburn-McReavy : Central Command
Many of our funeral home partners with multiple locations are often wondering how to manage all the moving parts. Having to work with specific issues like on-site operating staff or rotating funeral directors, along with facilitating the various offerings to families can be overwhelming. In fact, some of the biggest demands we have heard are:
Adapting to Change in 2023
As our environment continues to experience frequent change, safeguarding your business by remaining vigilant and adapting to the world around you is becoming increasingly important. Funeral Homes are now having to contend with an unpredictable economic climate, regular staff shortages and quickly changing consumer needs. Digitalization is also becoming a bigger part of the industry. Digital guests are interacting with services in unique but impactful ways.
The easiest way to present live streaming to families
Are you currently presenting Funeral Streaming at your arrangement meetings with families? While streaming has become a lot more common, many people are unaware that a funeral can be streamed and recorded, so during a funeral arrangement, they will likely be unaware of this option unless it is presented to them.
One simple thing you can do to welcome more families
Making meaningful connections is what keeps us motivated each and every day. It’s why we’re all in this business together. Moreover, the connections funeral directors like you forge is how your business is sustained—it’s why clients think of you in a time of need.
3 Reasons Funeral Homes Are Moving Away From Facebook Live-Streaming
When the pandemic gripped the globe in early 2020, the funeral industry needed a live-streaming solution—and fast. As non-essential businesses shuttered and quarantine protocols were put in place, many funeral directors turned to existing technology such as Facebook live to meet the needs of families and offer a meaningful ceremony for their loved ones.
Proactive & Reactive - Covering All Your Support Bases
“No news is good news” “Silence is golden” We have all heard these common sayings - but what if those statements are not always true when it comes to business and understanding our customer’s needs?
Online Funeral Service: Let's Be Prepared, Together
Benjamin Franklin put it best: “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Though the Founding Father of the United States coined this phrase to remind Philadelphians about the importance of fire awareness, nearly 300 years later it can still apply to many aspects of modern life—our industry included.
OneRoom’s New Mobile App: If the Family Can’t Come to the Funeral, the Funeral Will Come to the Family
Global Funeral Streaming Leader OneRoom Leverages its Reliable Technology Beyond Funeral Chapel Walls
Grow your business: The Lifecycle of a Funeral Service Video
All the skill and care delivered to each family is on display during the funeral or memorial service you arrange for their loved one. Balancing their wishes with your guidance delivers a respectful goodbye and a critically important outlet for their grief. Traditionally this has been conducted as a unique, ‘one and done’ occasion. Now, through the power of video, the reach and benefit of a service can be watched, shared and replayed wherever needed. This is a transformational opportunity to showcase and expand your value.
Record Everything: The Service is too Important to Miss
When funeral directors ask OneRoom what we think the most beneficial thing they can do for the families they serve is, we unwaveringly say to record everything. Every funeral is so important to every one of them, putting it on replay extends the benefit and value of the healing experience you provide for generations to come.
Forging a Meaningful, Pre-Need Connection With Your Online Guests
“No one wants to plan their own funeral,” says James Montgomery, OneRoom’s national sales director, in a recent interview. His frank admission is based on nearly 15 years of industry experience, including a decade-plus tenure at Service Corporation International. “You’re essentially planning the worst day of your life, so it's easy for someone to put off,” he continues. As funeral professionals, you recognize this hesitancy better than anyone.