Wednesday, April 4, 2012

The Pursuit from Genealogy Hobbyist to Professional - free webinar now online

If you are considering becoming a professional genealogist or starting your own business, watch the recording of today's webinar co-presented by John Kitzmiller and Claire Brisson-Banks, and sponsored by the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGen). They discussed the two credentialing organizations - ICAPGen and the Board for Certification of Genealogists, what it takes to run a genealogy business, and then had a great question/answer session.
View the recording
If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 32 minute recording of The Pursuit from Genealogy Hobbyist to Professional is now available to view in our webinar archives. Visit to watch.
Special discount coupon
The special discount coupon of prof that was announced during the webinar is valid for 10% off anything in our online store through Monday, April 9, 2012.
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  • Genealogy on the Go - the Families app for your Android, iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad with Malcolm Green, April 11.
  • Using Legacy Family Tree to Support Family Groups/Organizations with Geoff Rasmussen and Ken McGinnis, April 14.
  • Researching Your Scottish Ancestors with Marie Dougan, April 18.
  • Reverse Genealogy: Finding the Living with Megan Smolenyak, April 25.
  • Researching Your Pennsylvania Ancestors with Lisa Alzo, May 2.
  • Researching Your New York Ancestors with Thomas MacEntee, May 30.
  • Researching Your German Ancestors with Kory Meyerink, June 6.
  • Putting Flesh on the Bones with Ron Arons, June 13.
  • Marriages and Anniversaries. Mining newspapers for engagements, marriages, anniversaries, and divorce records with Tom Kemp, June 20.
  • Staying Safe with Social Media with Thomas MacEntee, June 22.
  • Digital Images for Genealogists and Technologists: scanning, digitizing, editing, and preserving your photos with Geoff Rasmussen. June 27.
  • The Quest for your English Ancestors with Claire V. Brisson-Banks. July 11.
  • Plan Your Way to Research Success with Marian Pierre-Louis, July 18.
  • Neglected History by Megan Smolenyak, August 1.
  • Wikis for Genealogists with Thomas MacEntee. August 8.
  • The 5 C's for Success in Genealogy Today with Barbara Renick. August 22.
  • Beyond the Arrival Date: Extracting More from Passenger Lists with Lisa Alzo. September 5.
  • What is a 'Reasonably Exhaustive Search'? with Michael Hait. September 12.
  • Use Your Digital Camera to Copy Records with Mary Hill. September 19.
  • Digital Research Guidance, Research Logs, and To Do Lists: FamilySearch, Research Wiki, and Legacy Family Tree with Geoff Rasmussen. September 26.
  • Privacy and our Ancestors with Thomas MacEntee. October 3.
  • Researching Your Irish Ancestors: Beyond the Basics with Judy Wight. October 10.
  • Ten Brick Wall Tips for Intermediate Researchers with Marian Pierre-Louis, October 17.
  • Your Civil War Ancestors: Beginning Your Research with Michael Hait. October 24.
  • Breaking Down Your Irish Brick Wall with Judy Wight. October 31.
  • Genealogy for Novices: Where Do We Begin with Linda Geiger. November 14.
  • The Big 4 U.S. Record Sources with Mary Hill. November 28.
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