FuneralTech and Tributes.com announce Strategic Partnership





FuneralTech and Tributes.com announce Strategic Partnership



BOSTON, MA and CORNING, NY - October 18, 2013 - FuneralTech and Tributes.com are happy to announce that they have formed a strategic  partnership. The two companies have tightly integrated their technology platforms in an effort to enable FuneralTech's website customers to seamlessly leverage Tributes' vast obituary distribution network.  
 
Tributes.com Traffic Booster automatically uploads obituaries from FuneralTech websites to the Tributes.com database providing participating funeral homes with an important online obituary distribution network to what they already offer on their own website.  This helps families dramatically reduce or even eliminate the cost of printing expensive obituaries.  Over 4 million consumers rely on Tributes.com every month to locate obituary news and information. Like everything we do at FuneralTech, our customers will have the option of taking advantage of this valuable partnership.
 
FuneralTech website customers that purchase Tributes.com Traffic Booster will enjoy the following advantages:
 
  • Funeral home promotion block in all obituaries, featuring the funeral home's logo and contact information.
  • 5 funeral home-controlled advertising blocks in every obituary to drive floral and sympathy gift sales, pre-need lead generation and the promotion of other funeral home products and services.
  • Improved obituary and website rankings in search engines (SEO optimization).
  • Tributes.com proprietary 'Obitformance' obituary performance reports.
  • Enhanced funeral home directory listing in the Tributes.com Funeral Home Finder.
 
"Tributes.com is highly focused on providing families with low cost obituary distribution that helps them to easily and quickly communicate service information to extended family and friends when a loved one passes away, while simultaneously helping funeral homes leverage their online obituaries to turn the delivery of improved digital services into bottom line business value" said Elaine Haney, CEO&President of Tributes, Inc.  "We are very pleased to be collaborating with FuneralTech in the delivery of Tributes.com Traffic Booster which benefits both the funeral homes and the families they serve."
 
"Tributes.com has made tremendous strides over the course of the last 5 years, in partnership with the funeral profession, in cementing their footprint as the leader in pure-play digital media for obituaries" said Mike Hepburn, President of FuneralTech.  "Tributes' extensive consumer reach will allow us to enhance the value of our customer's obituary programs in ways that will help them improve customer satisfaction, drive brand awareness, build new revenue streams and generate leads."
 
For more information on Tributes.com Traffic Booster please contact Tributes.com by e-mailing media@tributes.com or visiting www.tributes.com or contact FuneralTech by calling 1-800-480-6467 or e-mailing info@funeraltech.com.