If you’ve ever been unfortunate enough to lose someone, then you know the importance of giving a proper send off to your departed loved one. A reputable funeral home, the right flower arrangement and the presence of family and friends are the makings of a decent funeral service. Another integral part of laying a person to rest is the coffin.
- Find out what other coffin competitors are doing so you will have ideas and be able to develop your own strategy on how you will operate to be different.
- List how much and what you will need before your coffin business starts. Include rent, utilities, licensing, legal fees, inventory, staff, design, software, gas, and advertising in your game plan.
- There are many laws that affect a business. Review your state’s laws and regulations. To understand and abide by all of these laws, consult with a business lawyer.
- Develop a menu of coffins you can offer your clients. There are thousands of types of coffins available today so choose a specific type of coffin you’d like to focus on.
- Manufacturing coffins specially, custom made ones, need manpower. Hire the right number of people to help you with your coffin manufacturing.
- Develop awareness of customers and gain contacts by creating business cards, brochures, web sites as well as other marketing materials. Reach out to funeral homes and offer to supply them a number of coffins for a discounted price.