Calling All Genea-preneurs: How to Start Your Own Family History Business

Hobby with not-so-humble origins or an industry built on Big Data? Genealogy and family history represent a growing business in the United States and around the world. What does it take to run your own genealogy-related business?

Summary Details

Length: 60 minutes

Summary: Hobby with not-so-humble origins or an industry built on Big Data? Genealogy and family history represent a growing business in the United States and around the world. What does it take to run your own genealogy-related business?

Description: There are many steps to the process of creating a genealogy business. While the basics of starting a business will give a solid foundation, there are some special “twists” peculiar to the genealogy industry that you’ll have to watch out for in order to find success.

Audience Level: Beginner.

Requirements: Projection for computer on large screen; internet connection.

Content: 4 pages.

Outline

  • Why Do You Want To Start a Genealogy Business?
  • Set Goals and Create a Business Plan
  • Read, Write and THINK
  • Financing, Investors and Loans
  • Legal and Tax Issues
  • Product Development
  • Networking and Professional Development
  • Marketing and Selling
  • Dealing with Growth and Expansion
  • Resource List

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