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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,...

Obituary Readers by State: Device Type

Obituary Readers by State: Device Type

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...

Obituary Notice Length by State

Obituary Notice Length by State

With more than 1,500 newspaper partners and 3,500 funeral home partners, Legacy.com’s vast database of obituaries gives us unique insight into obituary-related trends across the United States. This month, we’re looking at how the length of obituary differs across the...

Obituary Readers by State: Audience Demographics

Obituary Readers by State: Audience Demographics

At Legacy, we understand the people who visit online obituaries and why. Every day, we look at the demographics of our users to identify areas of opportunity that ultimately lead to site updates and innovations. Our analytics team looked at demographic data by state...