How the Chicago Tribune earned $49K in additional revenue and increased Chicago Jewish Funerals' exposure by 322%.
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MAY 2017

Newspapers & Funeral Homes Are a Winning Combination With Local Spotlight

Learn how the Chicago Tribune earned over $49k in additional revenue with Funeral Home Local Spotlight and how Chicago Jewish Funerals, one of the Tribune’s Local Spotlight funeral homes, increased exposure by 322%. 

 

Drive More Print Revenue

Take advantage of our print-ready editorial articles that are available to all partners at no cost. Editorial can be an easy way to build more space for your advertisers to drive additional print advertising revenue. This month, we share ways to pay tribute to fallen soldiers for Memorial Day. Next month, we honor dads for Father’s Day, and in July we celebrate 20 creative ways to honor someone who has died. See all editorial options here.

Trends in Funeral Service: Cremation

Cremation has been a hot topic in the funeral profession for years. We looked at NFDA’s 2015 Report on Cremation and studied how cremation rates for each state changed over time. See your state’s cremation trends here.

Greater Than Heroin: Battling Ohio’s Opioid Epidemic

Heroin addiction is the cause of death for an overwhelming number of young people in Ohio. Mark Busch, owner of Busch Funeral and Crematory Services and a  Legacy.com funeral home partner, co-founded the organization Greater Than Heroin, which brings awareness and provides resources to people affected by the heroin epidemic in Ohio. Read how Busch and team are working toward destigmatizing drug addiction in their community



Stories To Share


Our award-winning content engages your readers. Read some popular stories from the past month:


 Famous Mothers

In honor of Mother’s Day, we’re remembering a few famous mothers, from film stars to scientists and politicians, plus a few women who became well-known thanks to the accomplishments of their famous children. Browse the gallery and click any photo for more info.

 

Honoring Lost Warriors

Tending to gravestones isn’t the only way to pay tribute to soldiers who didn’t come home. We share some ideas on how you can honor lost soldiers this Memorial Day.


Industry News 


Why the Sunday Print Edition Still Reigns Supreme for Publishers

A millennial shares why the “Sunday print newspaper experience” is still important and why it’s not going away anytime soon. Read more

 

The Guardian and The New York Times Bet on Reader Support. Looks Like It’s Paying Off.

Good news for the newspaper industry: New trends show more and more readers seem to be willing to pay for access to information in an age where information is ubiquitous and free. In fact, The New York Times now makes more revenue from circulation than it does from advertising. Read more

 

 

 
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