Year: 2019

YouTube Videos about RootsTech
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RootsTech 2019 Video Compendium

Revisiting RootsTech 2019 through videos evokes tremendous memories and excitement for what lies ahead. Therefore, I keep searching YouTube for folks who have shared their RootsTech recaps on the platform and I’ve added them to this Compendium. I’ve attempted to link to all of the YouTube videos from the RootsTech 2019 Conference in Salt Lake […]

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Expo Hall RootsTech 2019

The Expo Hall at RootsTech buzzes with activity every year. This year the Expo Hall had several positive changes and a few tweaks I’d like to see in the future. Having had a booth in 2018, the Expo Hall and the vendors hold special places in our hearts. The genealogy industry thrives when there are […]

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RootsTech Angel
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Flying Home from RootsTech and Meeting an Angel

With five children who need us home, we usually leave conferences before they’re over. We headed over to the Salt Lake City airport while the last RootsTech 2019 session was underway. Our trials flying home were just beginning We had mastered the UTA Trax by now and piled the suitcases on my lap to simplify […]

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RootsTech Meet-Ups
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Meet-Ups at RootsTech 2019

Conference meetups are fun ways to connect and belong. RootsTech featured many meet-ups, some we attended and some we missed with a sad heart. Did you attend any while at RootsTech 2019? Genealogy Business Alliance Meet-Up The Genealogy Business Alliance meet-up is special as a business owner. Andy and I can connect with vendors, away […]

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Ancestry Breakfast at RootsTech
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Ancestry Breakfast at RootsTech 2019

Wednesday morning of RootsTech kicked off with a cheerful breakfast hosted by Ancestry.com. Their CEO Margo Georgiadis, who joins the company from previously serving as CEO of Mattel Inc, welcomed us. With a tech industry background, Margo says she’s excited to join her passion for genealogy with her career as CEO. Many of Ancestry’s product […]

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Improve Your Scrapbook Layout With Anchoring
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How Anchoring Can Improve Your Scrapbook Layout

When I started scrapbooking, I just stuck pictures on a page without caring about design. As I learned more about page layouts, I discovered a quick trick that changed everything about my pages and it will improve your pages too. It’s called ANCHORING!!! Many pages all over the internet in scrapbook galleries and in Facebook […]

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RootsTech Ambassador Dinner
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RootsTech 2019 Ambassador Dinner

RootsTech 2019 took place in Salt Lake City, Utah from 27 February to 2 March. The Family History Fanatics served as Ambassadors and this year we attended the pre-conference Ambassador Dinner. The RootsTech Ambassador’s Dinner Once again, I served RootsTech as an Ambassador. This year Andy and I could attend the Ambassador dinner to visit […]

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Traveling Challenges While Disabled
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Traveling to RootsTech 2019 While Disabled

RootsTech 2019 took place in Salt Lake City, Utah from 27 February to 2 March. The Family History Fanatics attended with great enthusiasm but first, we had to travel. I have an injured leg which complicated matters. Challenges Traveling With a Leg Injury Traveling to Salt Lake City this year had a few challenges, namely […]

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RootsTech 2019 Film Fest Review
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RootsTech Film Fest Feedback

The idea of a film fest to generate positive videos about family history and the power to connect will remain a grand idea that RootsTech launched in 2019. Unfortunately, the execution fell a little flat and missed opportunities on YouTube to have a more viral presence. If RootsTech hosts another Film Fest, the organizers should […]

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RootsTech 2019 Review
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RootsTech 2019 Report Card

With RootsTech 2019 a thing of the past, do you wonder how the conference fared? Especially since 2018 was not a good year for the event. Wearing the hats of Ambassador, Speaker, and attendee, I share this RootsTech Review in a report card style. Let’s start off with the hurdles that RootsTech faced: 2018 2019 […]

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