Tag Archives: Newspapers

Legacy.com Acquires UK-Based Web Announcements Ltd.

Legacy.com is proud to announce that we have acquired Web Announcements Ltd, the parent company of iAnnounce (www.iAnnounce.co.uk), the European leader in online obituaries and family announcements. This acquisition will add hundreds of new newspapers to our family of affiliates, … Continue reading

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Legacy.com welcomes Tasmania’s The Mercury

Tasmania is about much more than devils! Yes, Tasmania has Tasmanian devils, but that’s not all. Tasmania is also home to The Mercury, our newest newspaper affiliate. Located in Hobart, Tasmania’s capitol, The Mercury launched Legacy obits on February 5. A … Continue reading

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Meet an Affiliate Manager

In the past, we’ve introduced you to some of our Guest Book Screeners and Customer and Client Service Specialists. They do very important work here – but they’re far from the only spokes in the Legacy.com wheel. It takes a … Continue reading

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Look who’s reading newspaper obituaries

It happened more than 1.4 million times during August 2011 – Facebook users clicked on a link to a newspaper obituary or guest book. That number climbed to 2.1 million in November, and it looks to exceed 2.5 million this … Continue reading

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New ObitFinder™ app for iPhone

Great news for iPhone users: you can now use Legacy.com on the go with our brand new ObitFinder™ app. The app is easy to use and puts Legacy.com’s database of millions of obituaries and Guest Books at your fingertips – … Continue reading

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Facebook: Friend or Foe of the Newspaper Obituary?

On December 12, 2010, the New England Patriots came to Soldier Field in Chicago for a game against the hometown Bears. It was supposed to be a marquee matchup between two teams with outstanding records and Super Bowl potential. The … Continue reading

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Newspapers: Dead or Alive?

“Newspapers are dead.” I’ve heard it a lot this year – those same three words.  Maybe it’s because they roll off the tongue so easily and are challenged by almost no one. Maybe it’s because in order to show others … Continue reading

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Why online obituaries?

Legacy.com has been helping remember people’s lives for more than a decade. It is among the 100 most visited website domains in the U.S. However, the Legacy.com brand name is not well known, and we’re ok with that. Our goal … Continue reading

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