Legacy Believes in the Power of Newspapers
For almost 20 years, we’ve dedicated ourselves to growing audience and revenue in the obituary category.
Service & Support
Best-in-class support for you and your customers.
117,791+ emails and phone calls answered last year
24/7/365 support for our newspaper partners
6.24 years: average tenure for our customer service team
Best Life Story
Honoring a memory through the obituary and Guest Book.
Tailored to today’s users, Next Generation Obituary offers valuable features for funeral home partners, and was created to make your obituary category succeed. Our moderated Guest Book allows people to share memories, photos and videos of their loved ones.
Engaging and understanding your audience.
We understand who visits online obituaries and why. By knowing our audience and their interests, we can monetize through integrated Ecommerce and Display Advertising that aligns with consumer behavior and engages our different types of users.
Understanding trends to move the category forward.
We’re always testing to adapt to changes in consumer behavior and create the best experience for our full range of visitors while pushing the category forward. Take a look at some of our most recent innovations:
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Recently, two coworkers each lost a family member. When they came back to the office after bereavement leave, I expressed my condolences and asked how the services went. To my surprise, both said they struggled to place the obituaries. Two different very smart,...read more
Overview Industry trends show that print notice volume in the obituary category is decreasing year over year. Why? It’s hard to pinpoint one specific reason, but here are a few (of many) contributing factors: Death rates may be down, Facebook/social media, perception...read more
Legacy partners with over 1,500 newspapers and 4,000 funeral homes in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, U.K., and Europe. Our large network of partners allows us to analyze industry-wide obituary-related trends and share these findings with our...read more