Tributes.com® Expands Partnership with Tukios™ to Integrate Funeral Home Webcasting into its Obituary Platform

October 12, 2014
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Tributes.com, the online resource for local and national obituary news, today announced the launch of a broadening of its relationship with Tukios to incorporate support for Tukios’ funeral webcasting product directly within Tributes’ obituary management platform.

Funeral homes that have equipped their facilities with the proper Tukios video equipment will now be able to configure and display live and recorded webcasts directly within Tributes’ Eternal Tribute multi-media online memorial.  With a focus on simplifying operations, the Tributes.com integration allows funeral home personnel to manage webcasts right from within the Tributes Funeral Home Central dashboard, eliminating the need to learn and use a 2nd piece of software.

Providing webcasting services for families ensures that every family member can participate in the live funeral event – no matter their location – while increasing revenue per call.  Funeral homes enjoy revenue shares associated with purchases by extended family and friends of DVDs of the funeral service broadcast after the live event.

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“As funeral homes continue to demand more technology solutions that help them meet the needs of increasingly tech-savvy families, Tukios like Tributes continues to innovate around state-of-the-art products that are easy to use and drive business value for the funeral home and we are excited to be expanding our partnership with them,” said Elaine Haney, CEO & President of Tributes.com.

“As Tributes.com market share continues to expand in the online obituary space, support for the Eternal Tribute online memorial platform allows us to expose our funeral webcast offering to more funeral homes across the country while proactively streamlining operations for existing mutual customers,” said Curtis Funk, CEO & Founder of Tukios.

About Tributes.com®

Tributes.com is driven by the belief that Every Life has a Story which deserves to be told and preserved. Tributes.com is the online source for current local and national obituary news and a supportive community where friends and family can come together during times of loss and grieving to honor the memories of their loved ones with lasting personal tributes. Through one centralized national web destination, with 97 million and growing current and historical death records dating back to the 1930s, Tributes has made obituary and online memorial service information easily accessible. The site has experienced rapid growth since its launch in the fall of 2008, and is now relied on by thousands of funeral homes and 4-5M unique consumers each month to publish and locate obituary news.  For more information about Tributes.com, please visit our website at www.tributes.com or contact us at media@tributes.com.

About Tukios

Tukios, named after the Swahili word “tukio” which means event, produces online video and webcasting solutions built to capture and present history for generations. Tukios has been providing simple-to-use, state-of-the-art technology to the funeral industry for over 10 years. Our passion is making a great product that is indispensable to funeral directors everywhere. For more information about Tukios and Tukios products visit Tukios.com.

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