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21 June 2012 ~ Comments Off

Google for Genealogists presentation – August 25, 2012 – Swedish American Museum, Chicago

Nordic Family Genealogy Center

On Saturday, Aug. 25, the Nordic Family Genealogy Center will host a special lecture with Thomas MacEntee, nationally-known genealogy author, educator, and speaker. He will present on using Google search engine when conducting genealogy research. Most genealogists only use 10% or less of the resources behind Google when it comes to research. Learn how to use the other 90%!

Registration for this event takes place at 10:15 am, and the program will start at 10:30 a.m. Free to Museum and Nordic Family Genealogy members, $10 for non-members.

Reservations requested. Phone the Museum at 773.728.8111. For more information, please visit our website, www.SwedishAmericanMuseum.org/genealogy. You may also e-mail genealogy@samac.org.

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30 March 2012 ~ Comments Off

My 1940 US Census Presentation – Live Streamed on the Internet

On Saturday, March 31, 2012, I will be in Baltimore at the Enoch Pratt Free Library presenting a day of workshops.  One of the sessions – Navigating the 1940 US Census – will be live streamed over the Internet at 3:00pm Eastern.  Click here to access the live stream or to set a reminder.

Broadcasting live with Ustream

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25 January 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Two Free Webinars for Genealogy Speakers

Genealogical Speakers Guild

I will be presenting two free webinars geared towards genealogy speakers over the next two months:

Introduction to GoToWebinar

Wednesday, February 22, 2012
9:00 pm Eastern
8:00 pm Central
7:00 pm Mountain
6:00 pm Pacific

As a genealogy speaker, have you heard about speakers using GoToWebinar to give their presentations over the Internet and from the comfort of their home? Learn the ins and outs of one of the most popular webinar presentation platforms in this informative session. You’ll see how easy GoToWebinar is for both the presenter (you) and the attendees (your audience) and how you can increase your speaking opportunities.

Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/287128774

Tips and Tricks for Webinar Presenters

Wednesday, March 21, 2012
9:00 pm Eastern
8:00 pm Central
7:00 pm Mountain
6:00 pm Pacific

Ever wonder how presenting virtually – using a webinar platform – is different than presenting in front of a real audience? Want to polish your current webinar style and improve your presentations? Learn from the “king of genealogy webinars” Thomas MacEntee as he shares his tips, tricks and secrets to a successful webinar presentation. Thomas will cover the process from creation of the slides to marketing your webinar to how to cope when technology fails you!

Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/219084070

Both webinars are sponsored by the Genealogical Speakers Guild and are open to members and the public. Space is limited – please register early. Webinar recordings and handouts will be made available in the Members Section of the GSG website after each webinar.

©2012, copyright Thomas MacEntee

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