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25 May 2012 ~ Comments Off

See you at SCGS 2012 Jamboree

SCGS Jamboree 2012

If you will be in the Southern California area in two weeks, please stop by the 43rd Annual Southern California Genealogical Society Jamboree, June 8 to June 10, 2012!

I’ll be presenting the following lectures:

Thursday, June 7, 2012, 3:30 pm

  • Backing Up Your Genealogy Data: Have you ever experienced a data loss when it comes to your genealogy research? Learn the basics of backing up all your genealogy data including identifying data, common backup methods and how to use free online programs to help you make sure your data will always be available!

Friday, June 8, 2012, 3:00 pm

  • Internet Killed the Family History Star – How Technology Has Changed the Face of Genealogy: Are the days of microfilm readers, books, and newsletter queries as they relate to genealogy really gone? Has technology improved how we find our ancestors or has it become a hindrance? Learn how to stay on top of technology while still keeping one foot in the world of the tried and true methodologies.

Saturday, June 9, 2012, 11:30 am

  • Blogger Summit Panel #1 -Searching for Blogs and What to Do Once you Find Them: Watch as the mystery of genealogy blogs is removed before your very eyes. You’ll learn what blogs are as well as how to read blogs to find genealogy research leads. Finally you’ll see how easy it is to create a blog in under 5 minutes!

Saturday, June 9, 2012, 2:00 pm

  • Blogger Summit Panel #2 - From Blog Reader to Writer – Why and How: Just like any new venture, after a short time the novelty can wear off. Ideas run short. Learn how to make blogging fun with tips from our panel of expert genealogy bloggers. You’ll learn about keeping posts fresh, making blogging beneficial to your genealogy research and possibly profitable as well tips on marketing your blog.

Sunday, June 10, 2012, 10:00 am

  • Got Illinois Ancestors? A Guide To Prairie State Genealogy: Many of our ancestors either settled in Illinois or passed through on their way out West. Learn the basics of Prairie State research as well as some unusual resources!

©2012, copyright Thomas MacEntee

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17 May 2012 ~ Comments Off

Are You a Genealogy Society Leader? Join Me for a Free Webinar!



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Tuesday, May 22, 2012
9:00 pm Eastern
8:00 pm Central
7:00 pm Mountain
6:00 pm Pacific

Presenters:

Robin Evans
Business Development Manager
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Thomas MacEntee
Ambassador
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Genealogical societies and organizations are always looking for ways to attract new members, new income streams as well as new benefits for their existing members.

Participating in the Flip-Pal® mobile scanner Affiliate Program is one way to tackle all these issues. By partnering with Flip-Pal, you’ll create a way that your society can earn commissions of up to 13% on Flip-Pal® mobile scanners and accessories purchased through your affiliate link.

In this fun and informative webinar, you’ll learn from Robin Evans and Thomas MacEntee how to get your society’s Flip-Pal® mobile scanner Affiliate Program up and running in no time!

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26 April 2012 ~ Comments Off

New Article: What You Should Know About Copyright And Genealogy

Archives.com Expert Series

Archives.com Expert Series

My latest article entitled “What You Should Know About Copyright And Genealogy” has been posted at Archives.com.  This is one of many articles you’ll find as part of the Learn from Experts series at Archives.com – check it out and you will see some familiar faces among the genealogy blogging crowd!

The most recent article discusses the basics of copyright for genealogists, both professional and non-professional.

Visit the  Articles page here at High-Definition Genealogy for my other recent and past articles on genealogy.

Disclaimer: this was an assignment for Archives.com in which I was paid to produce a an article on the subject of genealogy webinars.  In addition to payment, I also received a complimentary membership to Archives.com.  See the Disclosure Statements page for a list of all material connections I have with genealogy vendors.

©2012, copyright Thomas MacEntee

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