Obituaries

Adpay’s Memoriams grows to over 2,300 publishers

Memoriams.com, the obituary platform designed and managed by Adpay, just added 20 new newspaper clients, bringing its publisher total to 2,300. Those who follow the online technology innovator’s best practices realize a 30 percent gain in memoriam revenue. Here’s the announcement:  Adpay’s Memoriams.com Network is Rapidly Expanding  Media partners embrace revenue results and...

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Legacy.com founder launches ObitData

John Bikus, one of the founders of paid obituary and memorials platform Legacy.com, left the highly-successful and recently-acquired media-partner platform this past summer. He has now launched ObitData. The startup, still in the process of evolving,  is also a platform that hopes to build revenue for traditional media. This content is available to Classified Intelligence Report clients. Want...

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Legacy.com expands internationally with buy of Web Announcements Ltd.

Leading U.S. online paid obituary and memorials platform and Eppy award winner Legacy.com just expanded its geographic reach, with the acquisition of Europe’s top obituary and announcements platform provider, Web Announcements Ltd. With the combination of IAnnounce by UK-based Web Announcements and Legacy.com, the new international obituary platform will be working with more than 1,300...

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Germany’s Markt.Gruppe targets second-row verticals

By Christo Volschenk With the fight for dominance in Germany’s big, lucrative verticals in an advanced stage (some will say over), the attention is now shifting to the less glamorous, but also potentially lucrative, second-row verticals, such as obituaries, weddings, animals and baby portals. Markt.Gruppe, the joint-venture of German media groups Georg von Holtzbrinck, WAZ and Dr. Ippen, today...

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AdPay Memoriams free to publishers

By Sharon Hill Adpay’s Memoriams product for paid and free obituaries and death notices is slick – a handy self-service platform for newspapers who have and need to maintain strong and trusted relationships with local funeral directors. By way of Memoriams, it is Adpay’s mission to sustain and strengthen those relationships. The really well-kept secret is that Adpay will do that for free....

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