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Genealogy Webinars: 2022 Series Announcements announcements education Jan 19, 2022

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It’s that time of year! Nearly all of the organizations that offer genealogy webinars have announced their 2022 schedule.

Here’s the rundown:

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The Genealogy Scavenger Hunt Turns 1 Today! announcements education Jan 01, 2022

Not only am I celebrating the new year today, but I’m also celebrating the 1-year anniversary of the Genealogy Scavenger Hunt!

What is the Genealogy Scavenger Hunt?

Well, in May 2020 I decided to put together a week-long genealogy challenge to help my genealogy friends cope with the lockdown due to the pandemic. For each of the five days I put together a scenario and participants had to use the clues to find the records freely available online and then answer a set of questions....

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Free Webinar: The 5 Keys for Effective & Efficient Genealogy Research announcements Nov 02, 2021

Next week I am hosting a live webinar and you're invited!

In this free webinar I'll share with you the five things that truly transformed the way I research and have helped me solve many tricky research problems.

I'll show you:

  • a simple but powerful way to immediately focus your research project
  • my favorite tips for effective record analysis
  • methods that will help you get and stay organized as you research
  • strategies that will give you a big-picture view of your research project
  • the benefits...
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Take the Genealogy Scavenger Hunt Out for a Test Drive! announcements Oct 01, 2021

Hubby and I have been debating whether to cut the cable cord or not (our cable service is horrible!). As a result, we've been talking to friends and exploring what streaming services are available to replace our cable.

As we weighed our options, we decided we're going to take a few out for a test drive because all of them offer a free trial. Perfect! We can check out the features and make sure our favorite shows are available, essentially looking for the streaming service that's the perfect...

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Something New On the Horizon announcements methods & strategies Aug 25, 2021

I'm so excited to share some news with you! Over the last few months, I've been busy working behind the scenes to turn Genealogy Problem-Solving Academy into a self-study course!

I will be unveiling the self-study version on August 31, 2021, but only to those who are on the wait list.

Anyone who is on the wait list by 7:00 a.m. CDT on August 31 will receive an exclusive, introductory offer to join the Academy.

What is Genealogy Problem-Solving Academy? It's an online course that teaches my...

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