Posts Tagged With: professional genealogist
Check out my new Genealogy for Kids blog. This site will contain tips on how to get children interested in their family history. Check back often as hands-on projects will be added and read some kid guest author posts.
I have heard a lot about Second Life, a virtual world online. Read a little about it in the APG (Association of Professional Genealogists) magazine too. Then I read an interview of Dear Myrtle and Second Life. The APG has a group in Second Life that I would like to become part of since my [...]
My friend Thomas MacEntee over at Geneabloggers suggested a couple of weeks ago that I join Ancestry.com’s Expert Connect. Well I waited because I had so many other things on my to-do list and now Ancestry has shut their Expert Connect down. If you are looking for a Chicago area, which also includes Indiana, Wisconsin, [...]
I recently joined the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) for my business. FGS is hosting a conference September 7 – 10, 2011, in Springfield, IL. Registration has not opened but the listing of programs has been posted. I haven’t had a chance to fully explore the list but by quick glance I think I will [...]
I was reading Amy Coffin’s We Tree blog and her post about genealogy goals. She encourages us all to copy her and set our own personal goals. The three areas in which she set goals are: One research goal One organizational goal One writing goal One research goal: To conduct whatever new research is necessary [...]
Genealogists looking for a new educational opportunity, whether they plan to become a Professional Genealogist or just want to perform more professionally, should look at the ProGen Study Group. ProGen is an online, collaborative study group for anyone interested in upgrading their skills. The group uses the book Professional Genealogy: A Manual for Researchers, Writers, [...]