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20 August 2012 ~ Comments Off

Announcing a New Client – Saving Memories Forever

Saving Memories Forever

I am pleased to announce my affiliation with the makers of an exciting new product for the genealogy market – Saving Memories Forever™.

Saving Memories Forever provides a new online system to create and preserve family memories through audio recordings. Each subscriber has a dedicated area on the site to upload and manage their recordings. Available through the iTunes store, the new app is free and is a seamless connection between the website and recording process. Users with any computer can record, save, and upload their recorded stories with or without the app. For additional information visit http://www.SavingMemoriesForever.com.

Saving Memories Forever - iTunes App

I will be providing Saving Memories Forever with the high-quality analysis, evaluation, marketing, social media and business development services which I provide specifically for the genealogy and family history community of businesses and non-profit organizations.

Harvey and Jane Baker are the founders and developers of Saving Memories Forever. They have three grown children who, over the years, have asked them lots of questions about their family history. Click here to learn more about the Bakers and their vision for capturing and preserving family stories.

I am excited to share the Saving Memories Forever products and services with the genealogy community . . . Stay tuned!

©2012, copyright Thomas MacEntee

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15 August 2012 ~ Comments Off

Join Me at the Family Tree University Fall Virtual Genealogy Conference

 

 

I will be one of several genealogy educations participating in the Fall Virtual Genealogy Conference at Family Tree University, September 14-16, 2012.

What’s a virtual genealogy conference?  Just like a conference you attend in-person but with more flexibility and just as many opportunities to network with other genealogy researchers. You’ll find pre-recorded webinars (a total of 15!), scheduled chats where you can ask the experts various questions, a message board and even a virtual gift bag filled with genealogy goodies!

The Fall Virtual Genealogy Conference is a great alternative for busy genealogists as well as those that can’t travel long distances to attend genealogy conferences.

See the press release information below and I hope I’ll “see” you online in September!

A Special Coupon!

Family Tree University was nice enough to create a special coupon code just for me so I could pass it along to friends who want to join me at the conference.  When registering enter FRIENDSOFTHOMAS to get a 20% discount!  This code is also good for any other Family Tree University course!

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Take part in pre-scheduled social media Q&A’s to get to know your experts

For a fraction of the cost it takes to travel to–and attend–a live event, Family Tree University’s Fall 2012 Virtual Conference provides attendees with an all-access pass to 15 half-hour video sessions presented by the same experts you’d pay an arm and a leg to see speak at a regular conference, all online, from the convenience of home. Enjoy all three days, Friday, Sept. 14, at 9 a.m. through Sunday, Sept. 16, at 11:59 p.m., from the comfort of your bed, desk chair, couch or coffee shop–wherever you have internet access.

Between message board discussions and live chats on topics such as “Researching Courthouse Records” and “Choosing a Cloud Genealogy Program”, you’ll have ample opportunity to engage with fellow genealogy enthusiasts as much as you want, as often as you want. You’ll also receive a “swag bag” of genealogy freebies from ShopFamilyTree.com. How long, you ask, will these great research materials be available to you?

Forever. That’s how long you will get to keep all the session videos and live chat transcripts. Download them to your desktop and use for future reference, whether that’s in in two months or two years! Find out how to register at http://www.familytreeuniversity.com/virtual-conference.

Learn more about the conference presenters and their sessions during our upcoming “Meet The Presenters” social media series. Simply log on to Facebook or Twitter at the prescribed times and follow Family Tree Magazine to watch and participate in live Q&A’s with our genealogy experts. Here is our current lineup:

Presenter
Platform
Time
Thomas MacEntee
Facebook Chat
Wed., 8/22 @ 2pm EDT/11am PDT
Lisa Louise Cooke
Facebook Chat
Mon., 8/27 @ 4pm EDT/1pm PDT
Lisa A. Alzo
Facebook Chat
Tues., 9/4 @ 3pm EDT/12pm PDT
Gena Philibert-Ortega
Tweet Up (#FTUVC)
Wed., 9/5 @ 4:30pm EDT/1:30pm PDT
Diana Crisman Smith
Facebook Chat
Tues., 9/11 @ 3pm EDT/12pm PDT
Rick Crume
Facebook Chat
Thurs., 9/13 @ 1pm EDT/10am PD

Read presenter bios and view the conference program. Click here to register.

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08 August 2012 ~ Comments Off

Wiki for Genealogists Webinar

Wikis for Genealogists
If you were unable to catch my webinar Wikis for Genealogists at Legacy Family Tree today, you can click here to watch the recording for free until August 20, 2012.

You can purchase the webinar on CD which also comes with a four-page handout at the Legacy Family Tree store by clicking here.

©2012, copyright Thomas MacEntee

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