Growing Turnkey Revenue With Obituaries | 2 Case Studies

An E&P Reports Webinar Broadcast on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 Even as local newspapers digitally transform their business models, they must continue to provide their local communities with traditional services – and obituaries are one of the oldest and most often requested. During the March 3rd Editor & Publisher Reports Webinar, hosted by Mike Blinder, publisher…
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Legacy.com to Acquire Adpay from Ancestry

CHICAGO, Ill. (February 18, 2021) – Legacy.com and Ancestry today announced they have reached a definitive agreement for the sale of Ancestry subsidiary Adpay to Legacy.com. Adpay is best known for its Memoriams™ platform, which enables funeral homes to conveniently publish obituaries in newspapers nationwide. Memoriams will complement Legacy.com’s industry-leading iPublish Media Solutions, which it acquired…
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Community-first Obituary Solution Grows Turnkey Revenue

From Editor & Publisher | January 26, 2021

Adams Publishing Group Selects Memoriams for Obituary Placement

Partnership will enhance obituary processing and revenues. Obituaries are one of the most read sections in newspapers, and an important source of revenue. Protecting and growing this category is at the core of why Adams Publishing Group selected Memoriams for obituary self-serve across all properties.  Memoriams, by Ancestry is the nation’s only obituary self-serve network…
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Memoriams and We Remember by Ancestry Help Lives Live on Forever

Memoriams’ mission is to assist families on their most difficult day. The communication of obituary and service information is an important public service to communities. The task of obituary placement, which often falls on funeral homes, should be simple and easy. We know from funeral home partners that the family frequently requires placing the obituary…
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Las Vegas Review-Journal Goes Live with Memoriams

The Las Vegas Review-Journal, Boulder City Review and Pahrump Valley Times are now live with Adpay’s Memoriams solution to power obituary self-serve for their funeral homes and private party individuals. Las Vegas relied on the endorsement of Memoriams by the Local Media Consortium in choosing this strategy to protect and grow their local and out-of-area…
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Obituaries help keep local newspapers afloat

From Axios.com – Sara Fischer and Alison Snyder: Local newspapers still heavily rely on obituary placements for revenue, according to data from local obituary and advertising placement firm Adpay, which is owned by Ancestry.com. Why it matters: Obits, alongside public notice ads, are one of the last remaining consistent revenue streams that local newspapers rely on, although…
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Adpay Reveals a New Website

Englewood, CO, August 22, 2018 — In advance of the Fall conference season, Adpay has released a new look and feel for their website, www.adpay.com. Designed in a mobile-friendly format, it quickly answers key questions about Adpay solutions in a responsive, approachable design. The site features highlights of the Adpay suite. This includes the exclusive…
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Memoriams, by Ancestry Introduces Spencer Heintz

Englewood, CO., July 10th, 2017 – Memoriams, by Ancestry is proud to announce that Spencer Heintz has joined the organization as Product Marketing Specialist/Trainer. Spencer will educate funeral staff on obituary best practices and submission guidelines for over 3,000 newspapers across North America, in addition to driving their overall participation with Memoriams. The training sessions…
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Adpay Turns 15!

Adpay is turning 15! Here are 15 fun facts you need to know about our team: Adpay was founded on February 19th, 2002. Our team is super talented! We have a ninja/5th degree blackbelt/movie star, Rubik’s Cube expert, a sailor with a Skipper’s rating, multiple professional photographers/videographers, several band members, and Miley Cyrus’ boyfriend in…
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