The Digital Beyond maintains this list of online services that are designed to help you plan for your digital death and afterlife or memorialize loved ones. These services come in all flavors including digital estate services, posthumous email services and online memorials.
If your service is not listed here, don’t feel left out. Let us know and we’ll add it to the list.
Afternote is an online service that allows you to plan for the unexpected and ensures your unique life story lives on. It gives you the opportunity to make your funeral wishes known, manage your digital legacy and leave goodbye messages to loved ones. Afternote also inspires you to record your life story on a personal […]
AfterSteps is an all-in-one end-of-life planning service. AfterSteps simplifies the end-of-life planning process by guiding users step-by-step through the estate, financial, funeral and legacy planning that make up a complete plan. AfterSteps stores your plan and related documents, and then transfers them to your designated beneficiaries upon passing. AfterSteps provides peace of mind and control, […]
AfterVault gives you secure, online, encrypted information vaults with established categories for your documents: life insurance, documents and photos, pet wishes, accounts, valuables, dispensation of social media, and more. AfterVault is comprehensive system for making sure that your family has exactly what information they need in one simple step.
Founded: July, 2009
Bcelebrated enables members to create a multi-media website that will become their autobiographical memorial site when the time comes. Members create password-protected private pages for loved ones, record their last wishes, and assign a charity to receive donations on their behalf. The service also sends automated notification emails at the time of a member’s death […]
Boxego is a private journal that can be shared privately and socially, now and in the future. the unique Future Share options allow Boxego users to capture and keep the moments that matter to them and choose when to share them – if they want to share them.Part private journal, part social network, sharing options […]
Capsoole allows you to protect your digital assets and information in case of emergency, without having to hand over potentially sensitive information to others. It is private, fully automated and secure.
Chronicle of Lifewww.chronicleoflife.com
Not exactly an online memorial, Chronicle of Life is a perpetual data hosting service with the mission to host your digital files “forever.” How does that work? You pay once and this 501(c)(3) non-profit promises to keep your data for all eternity.
DeadSocial provides a range of free tools and tutorials. The service helps users plan their digital death and have an active influence in their digital legacy. DeadSocial launched their initial ‘goodbye’ tool at South by South West (SXSW). This enables users to create a series of messages consisting of videos, text and images. These messages […]
Digi.me is a private digital library which brings together all your personal data in one secure location which you own in perpetuity. You choose where to store it whether that be locally or in your own personal cloud. You can easily assign your library to a loved one if you wish.
Digital Remains incorporates your social media and digital life into your last will and testament. Our encrypted and 100% secure software ensures that you can be sure that your wishes are carried out by your named digital executors.
Directive Communication Systemswww.directivecommunications.com/
DCS provides estate planners and personal representatives with a powerful solution for managing personal accounts. When the time comes, DCS works with accounts to implement an estate’s final wishes which may include deletion, transference, memorialization or other instruction. Even a financial institution can be contacted to initiate next steps for the attorney. With DCS, you […]
With over 20 years of experience in healthcare, technology, and estate planning, CEO Rich Martin knows firsthand the importance of accessible healthcare directives and estate documents. He is the former VP of Directive Communication Systems (DCS) which provides a digital asset inventory tool for estate planning professionals.
DocuBank was created in 1993 as an advance directives registry to make sure members have access 24-hour access to their advance directives. More than 200,000 members have used the DocuBank service since then, and DocuBank has added new features, including an online vault called SAFE that provides a place for members to store files. DocuBank’s […]
Easily organize, securely store, and selectively share your most important information. From Facebook to funeral plans, from photos to finances, from final words to the location of the key to the riding lawnmower, Estate Map uses robust bank-level security to help you leave behind an estate that’s easier to navigate.
Everplans is an online resource dedicated to empowering people to plan for and deal with end-of-life and death. Everplans was founded in 2011 by Adam Seifer and Abby Schneiderman, entrepreneurs with a passion for helping people and a proven track record of creating successful online communities.
A nationwide database, Funeral Finder lets families publish low cost, permanent obituaries and 100% free death notices in an attractive and ad-free format.
Funeral Services Guidewww.funeralservicesguide.com/
The Funeral Services Guide was established with the specific aim of providing the bereaved with an all-encompassing, yet practical approach to arranging a funeral, while also coping with the difficult issues associated with bereavement.
Funeralwise.com is a complete online resource dedicated to helping people prepare, celebrate and remember. The website features free interactive funeral planning tools, cost calculators, and search directories to help users make wise choices and control costs when selecting funeral products and services. We offer ideas and tips for creating meaningful funeral ceremonies and offer extensive […]
GhostMemo is a website that provides a way for people to send emergency messages to their emergency contacts in case they become “inactive” and stop responding to proof-of-life email requests. Messages can be customized for multiple recipients, can include attachments, and max inactivity period can be changed at any time.
Send messages to loved ones on anniversaries after you have passed. Include photos, audio or video so no-one has to think, “I wish I could hear Dad’s voice one more time”.
GoneTooSoon is a not-for-profit organization which enables anyone to create a free online memorial for a relative or friend who has passed away.
Every end-of-life celebration should be as unique as the individual it’s celebrating and Heart2Soul puts all the options in one place on the Web. Whether you’re looking for ways to support a friend or planning a funeral or memorial, thoughtful care and research has been put into our more than 125 unique topics. We rely […]
infibond is a social media network dedicated to personal legacy and memorialization through online documentation and storytelling. They curate life stories from all over the world and inspire people to turn their lives into a digital footprint. Users upload text, photos, music and videos, creating and sharing dynamic, engaging and everlasting life-stories through their own […]
Knotify.me is a free application that answers to your question “What happens to all my online accounts if I get amnesia, Alzheimer’s or if I leave from this world?” You can set future notifications to be sent to your family and beloved people or to yourself, ensuring that nothing of your digital life will be […]
Don’t Miss a Chance to Say Farewell to your Loved Ones”. We strive to help everyone store their last words in the form of a video and deliver them to their loved ones in case of death.
With Leg8cy you can send messages, images, videos and gifts to the ones you Love. Your messages can be private or public. Create a Diary to record your most precious moments and then dedicate your Diary to a loved one. Your Diary can be past down from generation to generation. Create a Family Ancestry that […]
Legacy.com is a site that offers online obituaries, memorial Web sites, and online guest books.
LegacyArmour is turn-key platform that enables Banks, Insurance companies, Law Firms, Professional Employement Agencies, Investment Firms, Military Organizations and many more the ability to store and manage their clients’ digital assets in secure online vaults then automatically share needed information with their designated recipients; all encrypted, on a specific date or simply set to be […]
LegacyVault.com (formerly BestBequest.com)www.LegacyVault.com
LegacyVault is a celebration of life. An award winning cloud based solution, designed to safeguard and organize your private digital life®. From your most sensitive legal and financial documents to your most treasured family videos and photos; LegacyVault helps you collect, organize, and store everything in one secure location.
Lexikin is a UK based digital legacy, online Will and estate management application, providing users with a range of features and resources to help them plan their afterlife, leave messages for loved ones and even get professional advice from lawyers, valuation experts and insurers.
Life Book is a service that hosts memorial websites of those you have loved and want to remember. You design and administer a memorial network that is just for you, your relatives and friends. Create a special remembrance place for them with pictures, songs, videos and testimonies that you will share.
LifeNaut is a service that allows you to create interactive avatars, upload content, and even an DNA sample so that you can “create a free back-up of [your] mind and genetic code.”
LifePosts’ easy-to-use storytelling tools enable you to create beautiful memorials, birthday celebrations, and digital keepsakes for all of life’s important milestones. Our service includes unlimited media uploads (photos, video, audio), as well as the ability to collaboratively tell a life story through essays, timelines and social prompts.
Loggacy enables users to record the most poignant moments of their life on a safe and secure digital platform; providing users with complete control over what they share and who they share it with. Taking the form of an online log, Loggacy will soon be introducing a number of interesting features that aim to bridge […]
Meminto is more than a digital legacy service. It is also more than a dead man’s switch. It is a social security network that does all of that but even more. While you plan your digital afterlife, Meminto creates your life story, saves memories, notifies your loved ones about your health status and even more. […]
Memorial Matters is an online memorial site that allows users to create online memorials for their loved ones. Once created invite people to come to the site to read about the deceased, leave a message, post photos and videos, share stories, send flowers. The site has no advertising so charges small fees of $4.95 monthly, […]
My Wonderful Lifewww.mywonderfullife.com
My mywonderfullife.com is a planning, messaging and memorial site with loads of features that will help you plan your own passing. You can leave letters, document your wishes, make sure your pets are taken care of, write your own obituary and even design your own headstone.
MyDigiLawyer allows you to plan for the unexpected by recording what you have, where it is and how to access it. Appointing Trusted People allows them access to this all important information in the event something were to happen to you. Coupled with this, MyDigiLawyer also enables you to easily make your Will and Lasting […]
MyGoodbyeMessage is an online, interactive service that gives you the opportunity to write beautiful personal letters to be delivered either after a predefined period of time, or after you passed away. We could say that it sends your words and emotions to your family and friends after you are no longer able to.
MyMoriam offers a new and easy way of collecting, recording and updating your wishes, practical information, important reminders and the things that really matter. For now and for later, for yourself and for the people who care for you.
This site provides services dedicated to the private and secure creation of online Wills, Power of Attorney, Living Wills, Funeral Plans, Memorials. Legal documents are available for the US, UK and Canada. They have partnered with www.MyLifeLocker.com to offer secure storage of account credentials made available to Executors through a proprietary “keyholder” arrangement. Messages can […]
Postumo is an online service that allows to create messages that will be sent to the intended recipients only if the user is not able to respond to some periodic checks.
Remember Me gives you the power to celebrate life and love by passing on messages to your loved ones after you are gone. Using the technology of today for peace of mind later. Simple, easy, safe. Share now for later!
Create an online memorial website in memory of your loved ones with a bio, memories, photos and share with friends and family. Social networking features that include connectivity to friends and family around the world via Email invites and Facebook. Memorials are free to create and use for 30 days and can be commemorated forever […]
SafeBeyond serves as a secure, “virtual safe”, and a user-friendly storage and distribution solution for the posthumous delivery of digital, video, audio and written messages to pre-selected recipients, in accordance with the specific and predefined personal requirements of the user. Messages created by the user on the SafeBeyond website or mobile app can be released […]
SayGoodbye is an online and mobile platform allowing users to set up personalised messages that are sent to their loved ones if the unfortunate was to ever happen to them. Messages can also have optional image attachments and are sent via email or a physical letter.
SecretValet is the only site that allows subscribers to securely store information, fully-encrypted end-to-end, and then have that information delivered to a 3rd party on a certain date, after their death, or when they stop answering a heartbeat, all without requiring the recipient to know that information is waiting for them or remember a passphrase. […]
SecureSafe is the online data safe for the secure storage of passwords and documents. Our service includes the popular DataInherit feature that offers a secure and private way of passing on your files and passwords to partners, friends and loved ones in the event that something should happen to you. You can assign a beneficiary […]
Organize and simplify your life. Sounds good, doesn’t it? Imagine being able to locate your critical financial and personal information and files in one centralized location that is available to you anywhere in the world. The DocSafe turns that into a reality for you.
Tributize makes creating treasure troves of memories easy. Build a lasting online memorial, gather together the people you want to tell, and remember the good times together. Our Tributes are a fitting, interactive way to keep memories alive and celebrate people who have passed on. It’s a special place for you and for everyone who […]
Provides services dedicated to the private and secure creation of online Wills, Power of Attorney, Living Wills, Funeral Plans. They have partnered with www.MyLifeLocker.com to offer secure storage of account credentials made available to Executors through a proprietary “keyholder” arrangement.
Vivala believes you deserve the right to have complete control of your legacy. Your wife, husband, Mother, Father and kids… even your Power of Attorney have absolutely zero control over the future of your digital assets without the after death control that Vivala provides
Wisheskeeper.com helps users organize their last wishes. We gather information such as personal history, funeral preferences, document location, assets, pet information, gifts, and goodbye letters. Organizing this information makes it easier for the loved ones to manage the estate.
Xarona wants to offer a secure website where you can capture moments of his life and prepare his farewell. The objective? Support and inform you through an integrated platform with a complete offering. Where your wishes, freedom and independence are the most important. Thus, its reliable people know how to plan their memory and survival.
YouMattered.com is a site where one can create an elegant online Memorial to honor the memories of loved ones. The site boasts a clean and modern layout, detailed help section, an interactive timeline and social media integration. Members can create up to Free Basic Online Memorial and unlimited Premium Memorials.