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FindMyPast Collaborates on WDYTYA Story Website

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FindMyPast Collaborates on WDYTYA Story Website

Enjoy the show “Who Do You Think You Are”? Would you like to build the same kind of story for your family? Thanks to FindMyPast and Wall to Wall, you’ll soon be able to do just that!

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FGS 2014 Early Bird Pricing Ends Tomorrow

Filed in Calendar of Events, On The Hunt by on 30 June 2014 0 Comments
FGS 2014 Early Bird Pricing Ends Tomorrow

Time is running out! Register for FGS 2014 by tomorrow to take advantage of Early Bird pricing. And while you’re there, consider adding the following options:

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Hot Off The Press: FindMyPast.com Buys Mocavo.com

Filed in Hot Off The Press, On The Hunt by on 23 June 2014 0 Comments
Hot Off The Press: FindMyPast.com Buys Mocavo.com

Exciting Press Release in the inbox: “London, UK, 23 June 2014.  Findmypast, the leading British family history company, announced today that it has acquired Mocavo, the fastest growing genealogy company in the US. Findmypast, the leading brand in the DC Thomson Family History portfolio, has been at the forefront of the British family history market for over […]

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Genealogy Writing: Start by Getting Inspired!

Filed in On The Hunt, Skill Building by on 4 June 2014 2 Comments
Genealogy Writing: Start by Getting Inspired!

The Who Hunter kicks off June’s “Genealogy Writing” series with a look at a few of the people who inspire her to become a better family history writer!

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NGS 2014 Conference App is Apptastic!

NGS 2014 Conference App is Apptastic!

The Who Hunter is excited to share with you a complete run through of the feature set for the NGS 2014 Conference App. If you’re using a mobile device at the conference, you want this app! Stay organized, connect with friends and find your way around all from the palm of your hand.

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Rorey’s Rules for Genealogy Conferences: NGS 2014 Edition

Filed in On The Hunt by on 4 May 2014 4 Comments
Rorey’s Rules for Genealogy Conferences: NGS 2014 Edition

Is NGS 2014 your first conference? Check out Rorey’s Rules to get the most out of your experience. For the seasoned conference goer, there is something in here for you, too!

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Researching the Present to Preserve the Past

Filed in On The Hunt by on 2 April 2014 5 Comments
Researching the Present to Preserve the Past

After reading a great post by Shelley Bishop of “A Sense of Family” on the genealogy we ought to be doing right now to preserve our family history, I was again reminded of something I’ve been meaning to share with you. Two areas of research often missing in discussions of what genealogists should be doing today to preserve their family history for tomorrow.

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Newspapers.com: A Second Look

Filed in On The Hunt, Reviews by on 21 March 2014 25 Comments
Newspapers.com: A Second Look

Unwilling to jump on the Newspapers.com bandwagon when it first launched, and pay Ancestry.com yet another subscription fee I chose not to add this site to my budget. It’s time to take another look to see if my opinion has changed.

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