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Motivation Monday – Sign up for the “Finding Your Chicago Irish” Book Giveaway

Thanks for stopping by my “moved” Generations blog. As I prepare to launch a brand new website in about a month, I thought it would be a good idea to get the blog moved sooner rather than later. If you have been following me on Twitter or FaceBook, you will know I’m preparing to launch […]

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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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FGS 2011 Blogging Genspiration Session

Friday evening at FGS2011, I sat in on a Genspiration session which was run by Amy Coffin of The We Tree Blog. The concept of a Genspiration session was to set our own topic, sit around in a room and discuss it. An open discussion of what works, what doesn’t, questions we have, suggestions to […]

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FGS2011 – Will Your Genealogy Society Sink Or Swim?

The Plenary Session this morning at FGS2011 was about genealogy societies and will they sink or swim? Will they change or remain the same? Will they stay in business or go out of business? David Rencher spoke on this topic and asked several questions every society should ask itself. Where is your society today? Does […]

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