Monthly Archives: September 2011

Genealogical & Historical Societies Need To Provide Benefits For Distance Members

At FGS 2011 last week I had a conversation with a President of a Genealogical Society in SW Missouri about research, the society’s benefits, etc. I had tried to meet this person in May when I spent the month down in SW Missouri but we were unable to meet up. He suggested I join the […]

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MyHeritage.com Program Part I

I received a complimentary one-year subscription to MyHeritage.com at FGS 2011. Today I uploaded my GEDCOM file and began playing with it. There are two ways to begin. Enter your tree from scratch or upload a GEDCOM file. After either of these processes it is important to go into Manage Trees and set the privacy […]

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Wisdom Wednesday – The National Archives and Social Media

Did you know the National Archives and Records Administration is very active on social media outlets? You can find them on Twitter, FaceBook, FourSquare, Blogs, and YouTube. I had no idea they were that active online! David Ferriero told FGS attendees in his talk last week that NARA has roughly 11 blogs, 29 FaceBook pages, […]

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