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How to Search Genealogy on Pinterest
Learn how to harness the power of the search and bookmarking site Pinterest to improve your genealogy research.
Learn how to harness the power of the search and bookmarking site Pinterest to improve your genealogy research.
Fri, July 24 2020: 0:00 UTC
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Crowdsourcing with Social Media to Overcome Brick Walls in Genealogy Research
Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest are not just for the teenagers anymore. These are just three of the many social media apps and websites that you need to utilize for your family history. Answers to brick walls are waiting! Using social media as a type of crowdsourcing tool will amaze you…
Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest are not just for the teenagers anymore. These are just three of the many social media apps and websites that you need to utilize for your family history. Answers to brick walls are waiting! Using social media as a type of crowdsourcing tool will amaze you…
Fri, November 11 2016: 0:00 UTC
1:30:21
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Pinning Your Family History
Have you considered using a variety of social media "pinning" sites like Pinterest to share your family history photos and stories? You might be surprised at the connection you can make with other genealogists as well as far-flung family members! One of the challenges for the family historian is…
Have you considered using a variety of social media "pinning" sites like Pinterest to share your family history photos and stories? You might be surprised at the connection you can make with other genealogists as well as far-flung family members! One of the challenges for the family historian is…
Wed, July 8 2015: 0:00 UTC
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Top 21st Century Genealogy Resources – A Baker's Dozen
Save time and focus your research on the websites you will actually use and rely on: Find-A-Grave, Internet Archive, GenealogyBank, FamilySearch Wiki, Pinterest, Ancestry and more. Learn why you should rely on these essential tools for documenting your family online and leaving a lasting legacy for the rising generation. There…
Save time and focus your research on the websites you will actually use and rely on: Find-A-Grave, Internet Archive, GenealogyBank, FamilySearch Wiki, Pinterest, Ancestry and more. Learn why you should rely on these essential tools for documenting your family online and leaving a lasting legacy for the rising generation. There…
Wed, July 24 2013: 0:00 UTC

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Fri, March 10 2023: 21:00 UTC
An Introduction to Using WordPress to Build a Blog or Website
Fri, March 10 2023: 21:00 UTC
WordPress is a free open-source software system used by millions of people around the world to create beautiful blogs and websites. But WordPress also has a reputation for having a bit of a learning curve, especially for new users who are just getting started with the platform. Whether you are an absolute beginner, or someone who needs a refresher, this webinar will help reduce the “overwhelm” by showing you how quick and easy it is to get started building your website with WordPress!
WordPress is a free open-source software system used by millions of people around the world to create beautiful blogs and websites. But WordPress also has a reputation for having a bit of a learning curve, especially for new users who are just getting started with the platform. Whether you are an absolute beginner, or someone who needs a refresher, this webinar will help reduce the “overwhelm” by showing you how quick and easy it is to get started building your website with WordPress!
Fri, March 10 2023: 21:00 UTC
Wed, March 29 2023: 18:00 UTC
3-2-1 data backup is great, but first you need to find all of you data
Wed, March 29 2023: 18:00 UTC
By now you’ve all heard about 3-2-1 computer backup. Having three copies of your data makes sense, but this relies on knowing where your data is in the first place. Is everything on your computer? What about the external drive in the closet? Or the SD cards in the drawer? Is some of your data in a cloud application, and what happens to that data if you forget to pay the subscription? I call this problem “Data Scatter” and it is the enemy of the 3-2-1 backup model. It’s hard to back up all your data if the primary copies are scattered everywhere. Let’s walk through the problem and we’ll propose a few things you can do to reign in your data and give the 3-2-1 backup model a fighting chance.
By now you’ve all heard about 3-2-1 computer backup. Having three copies of your data makes sense, but this relies on knowing where your data is in the first place. Is everything on your computer? What about the external drive in the closet? Or the SD cards in the drawer? Is some of your data in a cloud application, and what happens to that data if you forget to pay the subscription? I call this problem “Data Scatter” and it is the enemy of the 3-2-1 backup model. It’s hard to back up all your data if the primary copies are scattered everywhere. Let’s walk through the problem and we’ll propose a few things you can do to reign in your data and give the 3-2-1 backup model a fighting chance.
Wed, March 29 2023: 18:00 UTC
Fri, April 14 2023: 20:00 UTC
Off the Shelf: The Unexplored Potential for eBooks in Genealogy
Fri, April 14 2023: 20:00 UTC
There is a treasure trove of untapped research sources online: the electronic book or ebook. Repositories are digitizing publications and putting them online for us to use without having to leave the comfort of our homes. We will explore all the options that are out there to move your research forward.
There is a treasure trove of untapped research sources online: the electronic book or ebook. Repositories are digitizing publications and putting them online for us to use without having to leave the comfort of our homes. We will explore all the options that are out there to move your research forward.
Fri, April 14 2023: 20:00 UTC
Fri, September 8 2023: 14:15 UTC
Top 10 tips for genealogists on social media
Fri, September 8 2023: 14:15 UTC
Oh yes sure, you use social medias, don’t we all? But have you considered how social media – whether Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or TikTok – could help you? Find out in this fun and enhancing presentation of the top 10 tips for successful use of social media use for genealogy!
Oh yes sure, you use social medias, don’t we all? But have you considered how social media – whether Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or TikTok – could help you? Find out in this fun and enhancing presentation of the top 10 tips for successful use of social media use for genealogy!
Fri, September 8 2023: 14:15 UTC
Wed, September 27 2023: 18:00 UTC
Even More 50 Mostly “Hot off the Press” Net Sites You Want to Check Out
Wed, September 27 2023: 18:00 UTC
Continuation of: (1) Fifty Overlooked Genealogical Resources in Fifty Minutes (2) 50 Mostly “Hot off the Press” Net Sites You Want to Check Out! There are so many off-the-beaten-path websites to help genealogists, regardless of skill level and target location, that we still haven’t explored yet!
Continuation of: (1) Fifty Overlooked Genealogical Resources in Fifty Minutes (2) 50 Mostly “Hot off the Press” Net Sites You Want to Check Out! There are so many off-the-beaten-path websites to help genealogists, regardless of skill level and target location, that we still haven’t explored yet!
Wed, September 27 2023: 18:00 UTC
Wed, October 4 2023: 18:00 UTC
Beginning with DNA Painter
Wed, October 4 2023: 18:00 UTC
Learn how the DNA Painter website can help decode your matches. In this introductory webinar, Jonny will explain how and why you would use the site’s main features, as well as explaining what information is needed for each.
Learn how the DNA Painter website can help decode your matches. In this introductory webinar, Jonny will explain how and why you would use the site’s main features, as well as explaining what information is needed for each.
Wed, October 4 2023: 18:00 UTC
Thu, February 9 2023: 12:00 UTC
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Les derniers outils et ressources sur MyHeritage
Thu, February 9 2023: 12:00 UTC
Cette session offre un récapitulatif des outils et ressources généalogiques fournis par MyHeritage au cours des derniers mois. Que ce soit pour votre arbre généalogique, vos photos de famille ou vos recherches dans les documents d’archives, MyHeritage vous aide à découvrir et préserver votre histoire familiale en ajoutant constamment de nouvelles fonctionnalités et en agrandissant sa base de données.
Cette session offre un récapitulatif des outils et ressources généalogiques fournis par MyHeritage au cours des derniers mois. Que ce soit pour votre arbre généalogique, vos photos de famille ou vos recherches dans les documents d’archives, MyHeritage vous aide à découvrir et préserver votre histoire familiale en ajoutant constamment de nouvelles fonctionnalités et en agrandissant sa base de données.
Thu, February 9 2023: 12:00 UTC
Tue, February 14 2023: 19:00 UTC
Family Statistics on MyHeritage
Tue, February 14 2023: 19:00 UTC
Ever wondered which of your relatives lived the longest, the average age of your relatives at marriage, or which first names are the most common in your family? Did you know that there’s a handy section of the MyHeritage website that can tell you all of this and much more? We’re delighted to announce that our useful Family Statistics feature has just received a major upgrade! Family Statistics is a totally FREE feature that provides dozens of enlightening and fun insights about your family. If you love spotting trends and analyzing data, you won’t want to miss it.
Ever wondered which of your relatives lived the longest, the average age of your relatives at marriage, or which first names are the most common in your family? Did you know that there’s a handy section of the MyHeritage website that can tell you all of this and much more? We’re delighted to announce that our useful Family Statistics feature has just received a major upgrade! Family Statistics is a totally FREE feature that provides dozens of enlightening and fun insights about your family. If you love spotting trends and analyzing data, you won’t want to miss it.
Tue, February 14 2023: 19:00 UTC
Thu, February 16 2023: 1:00 UTC
When a Place is New
Thu, February 16 2023: 1:00 UTC
As our family tree branches develop, we come across locations we haven’t researched before. Michelle shares her tips for how to find the sorts of records you will need, what information they contain and where best to find them, when a place is new to you.
As our family tree branches develop, we come across locations we haven’t researched before. Michelle shares her tips for how to find the sorts of records you will need, what information they contain and where best to find them, when a place is new to you.
Thu, February 16 2023: 1:00 UTC