Tributes.com and Remembered Voices Launch Audio Memories





Tributes.com® and Remembered Voices Launch Audio Memories


Two New England Technology Companies Join Forces to Help Friends and Family Permanently Remember Loved Ones In Their Own Words

BOSTON, MA and EXETER, NH ­— February 21, 2011 — Tributes, Inc., the online resource for local and national obituary news, announced today that they have formed a partnership with Remembered Voices® LLC, the audio archive service for creating and preserving voice recordings, to enable family and friends to leave personalized audio messages within the memory books of obituaries and Eternal Tributes posted to the popular Obituary database to express their sympathy to the immediate family or recall special memories of the deceased.


With a traditional landline telephone or cell phone, users of the popular obituary brand will now be able to easily record an audio message from any U.S. location to express their personal thoughts to the family or to pay tribute to the memory of their lost loved one. The quality of the voice and the genuine emotions it conveys enable audio memories to provide the family with an authentic forever gift that delivers comfort during times of great sorrow.


In addition to being available on Tributes flagship destination Tributes.com and the Tributes Network of television partners, which now reach more than 1.6M consumers monthly, the audio memory capability will also be available directly on the websites of those Tributes funeral home partners that feature Tributes-powered obituary sections.


"Remembered Voices® is very pleased to be partnering with Tributes.com to enable consumers to take advantage of the power of audio messages to deliver comfort and preserve memories in a manner that captures emotion unlike any other,” said Al Brandano, President, Remembered Voices. “The anticipated continued strong growth of the Tributes.com brand in 2011 will also enable Remembered Voices to reach more consumers with a variety of other products that we have available that enable them to conveniently and easily capture, protect, and share their lives through audio, creating and preserving their verbal history in a Voice Library for generations to enjoy."


“We are continually on the lookout for innovative technologies that can help us to deliver new and improved products for grieving families and the funeral homes that serve them, and Remembered Voices® provides us with a unique platform and the opportunity to partner with local talent that we expect to be able to extend and leverage to other applications in 2011 and beyond,” said Elaine Haney, President, Tributes.com.


Audio memories will retail for $1.29, the minimal cost associated with the download of a popular song, transacted via the PayPal for Digital Goods platform tailored to processing one-time micropayments.


About Tributes.com:

Tributes.com is the online resource for current local and national obituary news, lasting personal tributes and online community providing support during times of loss and grieving. 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 so people can come together online and offline to remember and share the treasured stories of the important people in their lives who have passed away. Monster.com founder Jeff Taylor officially launched Tributes.com in February, 2008. For more information about Tributes.com, please visit our website at www.tributes.com or contact us at media@tributes.com.


About Remembered Voices

Remembered Voices® is a audio archive service provider. Through The Voice Library service subscribers can create, manage, and share voice recordings by landline phone, cell phone, and online; their recordings are archived for the duration of their subscription. There is no degradation in sound quality, and recordings are accessible 24/7 through any touchtone phone, cell phone, or internet connection. The service can be used to save voicemail messages, connect military families across time zones, dictating journals, and grandparent interviews. Visit www.rememberedvoices.com and keep your Verbal Family® Tree safe for generations. For further information, contact: Al Brandano.