Posts Tagged With: Bloggers

My Thoughts on Genealogy Societies & Blogs

There was a post last week by a genealogist who stirred up a lot of discussion on the blogs about the paradigm shift in genealogy and the blogger’s role in this shift. Marian Pierre-Louis wrote a two part follow-up to this post. You can read Part I here and Part II here. Be sure to […]

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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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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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Tuesday’s Tip – Get to Know Randy Seaver

Last week I attended FGS 2011 and met the great Randy Seaver of Geneamusings. Now I’ll be honest, there are several people I have met through blogging and Twitter that I consider the rock stars of genealogy and Randy is one of them. It was very exciting to meet him! Randy is a very down […]

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Follow Friday – Sept 2, 2011 – FGS2011 Geneabloggers

FGS2011 is just days away! Did you know over 45 Geneabloggers will be in attendance? You can read the FGS Blog post outlining the information on the Official Bloggers and all the other Geneabloggers attending. Follow them and hear what they have to say about the conference! Related articles Wisdom Wednesday – Follow FGS Bloggers […]

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Thankful Thursday – Happy FGS Folks

FGS2011 is less than a week away. I am so excited! This is my first major conference and I’m going by myself. I “know” lots of folks from the blogs and Twitter but I think I only have met in real life one person I know is attending. I have already made plans to attend […]

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