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Organize Genealogy and Family History Using Pinterest

If you’re looking for an easy way to organize your genealogy resources and research and your family history writing projects, then you should use Pinterest! Put the power of the ultimate visual search engine to use for you and supercharge your genealogy journey. In this video, I share tips on how to organize your genealogy […]

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Why Use Pinterest for Genealogy?
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Why Use Pinterest For Genealogy?

While researching for the best technology tools to use as a genealogist, I thought, “Why would anyone use Pinterest for genealogy?” Genealogists need methods to organize their discoveries, research, and discoveries so I read blog posts and watched YouTube videos. I learned that Pinterest organizes photos, quotes, tips, training from blog posts, YouTube videos, and […]

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How to Follow Blogs and Videos in One Place With Feedly

The internet is filled with great content that can help us laugh, learn, and so much more, but I have wondered if it were possible to follow blogs and YouTube videos in one place. Yes! Feedly is the answer. In this video, I show you how to find the RSS Feed URL for a YouTube […]

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Scanner vs Photographer about Genealogy Documents
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Scanning vs Photographing Genealogy Documents

When would photographing your genealogy documents serve you better than scanning them? If you have inherited a mountain or room full of genealogy papers or you need to downsize your archive, you need to digitize the contents so others can access and use the data. The overwhelming task forces the challenge of quality vs efficiency […]

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Sketch of a multitude of people and the overlay Downsize Your Unnecessarily Large Family Tree
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Downsize Your Unnecessarily Large Family Tree

Though it may seem sacrilegious to ask, “Do you need to downsize the unnecessarily large family tree that you’re attempting to maintain across multiple platforms and/or in a genealogy software program?” If you have a family tree that is upwards of 10,000 people, you need to consider downsizing your tree to become laser-focused on quality […]

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Downsizing Your Collections While Preserving Family History

Modern men and women tend to collect keepsakes, souvenirs, and other items of interest. When you begin decreasing the contents in your home, follow these steps for downsizing your collections while preserving your family history. My mother collected bears and salt and pepper shakers. My mother-in-law collects dolls and things from her travels. I collected […]

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How to Downsize Genealogy Files

Why on earth would a family historian spend time downsizing their genealogy source materials in their home? They do it because otherwise, all of their research efforts will be poorly managed at their passing if they don’t. Preservation minded family historians likely have no one who wants their family history or would burn their genealogy […]

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Cluttered home with overlay Why Downsizing Tips Don't Work
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Why Downsizing Tips Don’t Work

Thousands of books, blog posts, and podcasts offer downsizing tips that don’t work, at least when it comes to reducing your possessions with an eye toward preserving your family history. If you want or need to downsize your home, apartment, or other living situations, you need to do three things. Why Traditional Downsizing Tips Don’t […]

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