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Legacy.com Wins Silver at Stevie® Awards

Legacy.com Wins Silver at Stevie® Awards

We are excited to announce that Legacy received a silver award for Customer Service Department of the Year at the 12th annual Stevie® Awards. Our customer service team members Will Hayes and Linda Perry were on hand to accept the award in Las Vegas, Nevada. The...

How to Combat Your Declining Notice Volume

How to Combat Your Declining Notice Volume

It’s no secret that many newspapers are seeing less obituaries year over year. With more than 1,500 newspaper partners and 4,000 funeral home partners in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, U.K. and Europe, Legacy’s large network allows us to analyze...

Obituary Readers by State: Guest Book Engagement

Obituary Readers by State: Guest Book Engagement

With more than 1,500 newspaper partners and 4,000 funeral home partners in the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, U.K. and Europe, Legacy’s large network allows us to analyze industry-wide obituary-related trends and share them with our valued partners....

A Day in the Life of an Obituary Guest Book Screener

A Day in the Life of an Obituary Guest Book Screener

Legacy.com’s Content Screeners have a unique glimpse into the way people deal with loss. Today, Lynmarie reflects on the countless Guest Book entries she has read in the years she’s been screening. And she offers a bit of hope. Nearly a decade ago, I took a job in a...

Obits Are Hard – Let’s Make It Easier

Obits Are Hard – Let’s Make It Easier

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,...