Month: February 2017

RootsTech2017

Interviews, Interviews, and More Interviews – RootsTech

How have you liked the coverage of RootsTech by all of the Ambassador’s in the blogosphere? If you didn’t attend RootsTech or if you did but didn’t see everything you wanted to, hopefully the Ambassadors have helped you have more depth to your experience. With 1.5 days to capture interviews, Andy and I hustled and are […]

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RT: Covering A Conference With a Hearing Problem

What did they say? Can you repeat that? Gosh, it’s so loud, I have no idea what you said? Can I sit closer, I can’t hear? Welcome to the thoughts I that plague me when I’m in church, book club, or any workshop. Multiply this by 1,000, and I’m in trouble if I want to […]

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RT: Thank Goodness for the Media Hub

As stated in “Using My Privilege for You,” I focused on using my Ambassador status to serve you. To accomplish those goals, I used the Media Hub a little bit. There were charging stations for my phone and computer that needed constant resupplying. I had an ethernet cable to upload my videos to YouTube without […]

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YouTube

Using My Privilege for You – RootsTech

When you’re given an opportunity, you grab it by the horns and get to work. That’s what happened in January. Andy and I received Ambassador status to cover the RootsTech conference, in addition to our speaking commitments. This was a fabulous opportunity for us to provide conference coverage for our Family History Fanatics channel on […]

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Roots Tech: And Emotional Landing

It’s hard to believe that 100,000 people tuned into the live streaming of RootsTech 2017 when 10,000+ were attending in person on Thursday and Friday. Knowing what it felt like to be at home when the fun was happening in Salt Lake, I wanted to serve my readers and YouTube followers. But first I had […]

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RootsTech: Better Every Year

RootsTech 2017 was better than 2016.  Perhaps the second time around made RootsTech for me. Or perhaps this conference just had more things done well. I had a feeling things were going to be great when I noticed the signage. “Sign, sign, everywhere a signBlockin’ out the scenery, breakin’ my mindDo this, don’t do that, […]

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Find Time to Do Family HIstory
Busy Lives
Genealogy 101

3 Secrets for Making Time for Family History

“How do you do it? With five children to homeschool and service in my church, how do I find time to do genealogy?” I hear this compliment all the time, and it’s time I share my secrets. Life can seem so busy that we feel like we’re Bugs Bunny playing every position on a baseball […]

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Cosplay at RootsTech

When I told my daughter that RootsTech was like a ComicCon, I was trying to explain the scope of the event to her. Little did I know that there would be a few cosplayers at RootsTech that would make my analogy more accurate. Before I show you want I’m talking about, you have to understand […]

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International Exhibitors Increase Presence at RootsTech

With 30,000 attendees, 200+ classes, and labs, and famous keynote speakers, RootsTech 2017 provided an extraordinary opportunity to teach and inspire others to focus on their family, their ancestral family. One understated increase at the conference was the increase in the number of international vendors in the Expo Hall. There non-United States booths included: Ukraine – […]

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Personal History
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Writing Family History
YouTube

Capturing Personal History with Emberall

Capturing and sharing life stories has never been easier! Set up an account with Emberall and create a video in 30 minutes that lasts forever. RootsTech Innovator Top Five Finalist. Emberall helps you “Record the Story of Your Life.” According to promotional material, Emberall captures interview clips, a question at a time, into albums. Then […]

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