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You Don't Need Genealogy Research Logs
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Why You Don’t Need a Genealogy Research Log

If you have asked yourself, “Do I really need a genealogy research log?”, the answer is no! As an advanced genealogy who had a personal computer throughout high school and college, I began doing genealogy in the early days of Personal Ancestral File software and very slow computers. Since those days I have gravitated towards […]

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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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10 Genealogists to Follow on Pinterest
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10 Genealogists to Follow on Pinterest

If you have ever wondered, “what genealogists are active on Pinterest and who should I follow?”, then you have found the best blog post ever. Okay, it may be a stretch to say best blog post ever, but below you’ll find a reference list for which genealogists you should follow on Pinterest. 10 Genealogists With […]

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How to Avoid Writing a Boring Family History

After reading numerous articles with tips for writing a family history, I have cringed as these articles make the process overly complex and the end result becomes cures for insomnia. STOP WRITING BORING FAMILY HISTORIES! Many genealogists dream of writing “The Book” for family history, perhaps you’re one of them. Don’t destroy your admirable goal […]

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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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28 Days of Genealogy Fun

Join us for 28 Days of Genealogy Fun on YouTube with your favorite cast of characters and educators from Family History Fanatics. You should laugh and learn and then share all the fun using the hashtag #28DaysGenealogy. Here’s the schedule: The links go live on the day posted. Stay tuned for more links. 28 November […]

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YouTube genealogist Devon Noel Lee A Day in the Life of Newspapers
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Write About A Day in the Life of Your Ancestors Using Newspapers

Is there a resource that can help you write about a day in the life of your ancestors without you being a professional historian? Yes! Newspapers have you covered. When you’re trying to repaint the world of your ancestor, turn to newspapers. Explore the editions released on the day, or near the day, their birth, […]

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How to work around OCR errors in newspaper research

Are you struggling to do newspaper research for your ancestors because of the OCR errors make the name and keywords unsearchable?D Discover several ways work around these challenges, even if you won’t like all of these suggestions. What causes OCR errors in newspapers? The quality of the images of old newspapers dramatically impacts the ability […]

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