Cremation Funeral Industry News Funeral Industry Press Releases Just Bought To Expand Funeral Portal

March 4, 2014

Ryan Thogmartin is the CEO of DISRUPT Media | Follower of Christ | Husband | Father | Entrepreneur | Host of #DISRUPTu! and #FUNERALnationtv | Lover of Skittles DISRUPT Media is a social media content agency that focuses on storytelling for funeral companies. We use real stories to build creative strategies that achieve actual business goals. Just Bought To Expand Funeral Portal,, the country’s largest funeral home directory and #1 referral source for the $15 Billion Funeral Industry is proud to announce the acquisition of, which will compliment their funeral planning suite of services.

“Cremations make up over 40% of the funeral industry and we expect to see continued growth in this area. As the current economic conditions continue, main street continues to be hit hard and more people are turning to cremations as an option to burial. I am extremely excited about the future, and I expect great things with the acquisition of this property,” said Darren Cleveland, President and CEO of City Advertising,, owners of the network.

The industry is experiencing consolidation yet again and is positioned to assist independently owned funeral homes in light of the recent SCI and Stewart Enterprise merger. “It shocks me that multi-billion dollar companies in the funeral industry overlooked this potential acquisition. You would think a bit of energy would go into internet positioning considering over 85% of the country will be online by the end of 2014. We will continue to support independently owned funeral homes by delivering the most cost effective advertising program in the industry and will further assist in doing just that,” Darren Cleveland, went onto say. is best known for its services connecting pre-need and at-need customers with Funeral Homes across the country or around the corner.’s intensive internet marketing program drives customers to our advertisers through our network of websites including, and


Unique and innovative, is the resource connecting Funeral Homes with pre-need and at-need families planning a funeral. Millions of consumers are using the Internet everyday for research, cost comparisons and purchases. offers avenues that attract customers in today’s competitive marketplace and increase sales for Funeral Homes.

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