Tributes Launches the 2nd Generation of The Eternal Tribute Launches the Second

Generation of its Flagship Product - The Eternal Tribute

Leveraging State-of-the-Art Web Interfaces, Tributes Trumps the Competition, Delivering the Most Elegant and Immersive Online Memorial Experience in the Funeral Profession

BOSTON, MA & Charlotte, NC ­– October 8, 2012 – Tributes, Inc., the online resource for local and national obituary news, announced today at the 2012 NFDA International Convention the launch of the next generation of its online memorialization product – the Eternal Tribute. The product is being showcased on celebrity tributes on the company’s popular obituary destination site,, in its national news section.  Tributes intends to complete a full-scale roll-out to its extensive channel of funeral home partners in the 4th quarter. has had a longstanding reputation for providing the most fully-featured online obituary platform available in the funeral profession.  With today’s release they have propelled their offering to new heights, introducing a host of enhancements designed to create a more meaningful and interactive experience for friends and family while increasing the ability of funeral homes to differentiate their digital offerings across the Tributes obituary network.  The Eternal Tribute 2.0 product includes:

  • A 'grand portrait' of the deceased
  • Collage-style viewing of photos and guest book entries
  • Customizable themes and backgrounds
  • Touch-screen-friendly action buttons
  • Full photo integration with Tukios-powered video generation software
  • A dedicated funeral home section to promote information, resources, lead generation and ecommerce

"The unveiling of the Eternal Tribute 2.0 is a way for our team to celebrate the 4th birthday of," said Elaine Haney, CEO and President of Tributes, Inc.  "As our business continues to experience rapid growth, our attention remains squarely focused on building value across the four key disciplines that drive our success: engineering state-of-the-art software solutions; developing the most comprehensive obituary database; operating the most extensive obituary distribution network; and expanding our channel of funeral home partners. We are on the way toward building the largest consumer brand in funeral service and a platform that allows funeral homes to leverage their online obituary programs to drive new revenue streams and business growth."

Samples of the Eternal Tribute 2.0 can be viewed here: provides plug-n-play obit hosting solutions for funeral home websites, which include full support for mobile access along with a specially designed Facebook application which seamlessly integrates a funeral home’s obituaries directly into their Facebook business page.  The Tributes platform provides full guest book synchronization across the funeral home website,, the obituary distribution network of media partners, mobile and Facebook.


About is the online place where everyone can find current local and national obituary news.  Providing support during times of loss and grieving, creates a community where friends and family can come together to honor the memories of their loved ones with lasting personal tributes. Through one centralized national web destination, with over 90 million 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 close to 3M unique consumers each month to publish and locate obituary news.  For more information about, please visit our website at or contact us at