AdPortal Obituaries

Self serve newspaper obituary software

Self Serve Newspaper Obituary Software Platform

AdPortal Obituaries is a self serve newspaper obituary software platform licensed by hundreds of community publishers offering print obituaries and digital listings to funeral homes and private parties. Publishers use it as their front-end for 100% of their print and digital obits and benefit from higher revenue and lower operational costs.
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AdPortal Targeted Obits on devices

AdPortal Targeted Obituaries

Providing families an easy, convenient way to extend and focus their reach with the message of their loved-one’s passing using Facebook. A proven way to offer customized reach they need.

  • Traditional Facebook posts only reach an average 10% to 40% of friends*
  • Extends a focused reach to people you may not know but your loved one may have
  • Allows targeting by city, interests, memberships, affiliations, schools and employers
  • Reaches digital-only, digital-first audiences
  • Targeting options can be customized individually
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AdPortal Tributes

Create and upsell special sections for obituaries seamlessly using content that has been previously stored in the AdPortal Obituaries platform. Available to non-AdPortal customers as well (see’s press release about AdPortal Tributes). Publish monthly, quarterly, semi-annually or annually to generate substantial incremental revenue. AdPortal Tributes paginates each market’s special obituaries section as a print-ready multi page PDF or native Adobe InDesign file.

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AdPortal Tributes in broadsheet or tab layouts
User experience workflow for AdPortal Obits

Customer Feedback

Reliable and Easy to Use. We have been using iPublish Media for Obits for the past 5 years and are now up to 77% of all Obits coming through the portal. Notices placed through “eObits” are larger so there has been an increase in revenue and, of course, there is a near zero error factor. The program is reliable. We are very pleased with the results.
Liz Naughton, Bay Area News Group

AdPortal Obituaries is live in 18 of our markets. BH Media has a very good relationship with iPublish. The team is always very very easy to deal with which gives us a comfort level in their ability to support the launch of new products. I enjoy working with the entire iPublish team. They are always so accommodating.

Terry Hall, BH Media Group

I was absolutely fascinated with how strong Obits are. Making the move to iPublish Media’s AdPortal Obituaries enabled us to re-energize our print obits in a number of different ways. We now offer enhanced obituaries that read more like a story and have more data points to engage the reader which are a big hit in our markets.

Bob Birkentall, Gatehouse Media
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