Tribues Celebrates 2nd Birthday
Funeral Homes, Consumers and Media Partners Rely on Tributes.com for Obituary News
BOSTON, MA — February 2, 2010 — Tributes, Inc., the online resource for local and national obituary news and multimedia tributes, announced strong performance as it celebrates the 2nd birthday of the spinoff of the Company from Eons.com and its first official year of business since the launch of Tributes.com in the fall of 2008. More than 1000 funeral homes now rely on the Tributes obituary platform in direct partnership with Tributes or via strategic Tributes partners such as Aurora Casket, FuneralNet, MKJ Marketing and Stewart Enterprises. Over 70 television and radio stations across the U.S. have new localized and customized obituary sections on their websites powered by Tributes.com and more than three quarters of a million consumers and growing visit Tributes.com and the Tributes Network of media partners each month for obituary news.
"We have seen tremendous growth in the Tributes business in all of the areas that will ultimately drive our success – funeral home partnerships, media partnerships and consumer engagement," said Elaine Haney, President of Tributes.com. "Funeral Homes across the country are realizing that they now have an opportunity to improve their obituary program to deliver better and more cost effective products for their families while at the same time generating new revenue streams for their businesses, driving traffic to their websites and leveraging the obituary as an important marketing vehicle to promote their offerings locally and nationally."
"Tributes.com provides obituaries for our new web site, but they do much more than that. Their eternal tribute product helps families leverage multi-media capabilities to create a permanent record that truly communicates and celebrates their loved ones lives through pictures, video, music, and more — a comforting solution to the cold, costly and temporary newspaper obituary," stated Brandon W. Burningham CFSP, CPC, Memorial Mortuaries, cemeteries&Cremation Services. "By providing this product to my families at a fraction of the cost of a print obituary, I also generate revenue for my business and promotion of my brand and service offerings throughout the Tributes Network."
Tributes.com is the online resource for current local and national obituary news, lasting personal tributes and online community providing support during times of loss and grieving. Through one centralized national web destination, with over 86 million current and historical death records dating back to the 1930’s, Tributes has made obituary and online memorial service information easily accessible so people can come together online and offline to remember and share the treasured stories of the important people in their lives who have passed away. Monster.com founder Jeff Taylor officially launched Tributes.com in February, 2008.
Funeral Home Partnership Information: http://www.tributes.com/sales
Download the Tributes WhitePaper – Evolution of the Obituary: http://www.tributes.com/pdf/Evolution of the Obituary.pdf