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DECEMBER 2016

2016 Year in Review

It’s been an eventful year for Legacy.com! Here are some highlights from 2016:

    • We released several site updates including: a new browse page
      experience, a homepage design refresh, and mobile-friendly pages. 
    • The Legacy.com Network averaged over 100 million sessions each month.
    • Our Customer Service team received two major customer service awards.
    • We increased revenue share for all affiliates.
    • We announced an upcoming partnership with AdPerfect that encourages funeral homes to place more print obituaries. 

 

Product Update: Site Improvements

We’re happy to announce that we’ll be releasing the next phase of our updates to your site with improved and expanded site navigation. These updates offers additional paths for users to engage with the content on your site. Our partners see users spending 80% more time in the obituary section, which drives 50% more time on total site. We expect this universal navigation to further increase time and engagement with your site. If you have any questions or feedback, please contact us at [email protected].

 

 

Increase Revenue with Funeral Home Local Spotlight

In 2016, more and more newspapers entered our Funeral Home Local Spotlight (FHLS) Program. Designed to help newspapers generate more revenue, FHLS strengthens funeral home relationships and provides a premier user experience for your readers. Learn more

 

Top 10 Guest Books of 2016

While last year’s list of the top 10 Guest Books included a mix of celebrities and everyday people, 2016’s top 10 Guest Books were nearly all celebrities. This comes as no surprise, as we have previously dubbed 2016 “the year of the celebrity death.” Read some of the touching messages in the most signed Guest Books of 2016:

 

1.  Prince Rogers Nelson

2.  Joey Feek

3.  René Angélil

See the full list here

 

Most Popular Photo and Video Galleries of 2016

Photo galleries are one of the most popular content sections of our site. 2016’s most popular photo galleries included:

 

1.  2016 Celebrity Deaths

2.  Celebrities Who Died in Their 30s

3.  Celebrities Who Died in Their 40s

See the full list here

 

Happy Holidays!

From the entire Legacy team, we wish you a happy holiday season. We look forward to our continued partnership in the 2017!