Friday, May 3, 2013

Blogging for Beginners by DearMYRTLE - free webinar now online for a limited time

Thinking of setting up a blog? Wondering why you would want a blog? Wondering, "what is a blog?" Be sure to watch the entertaining and informational recording of today's webinar by "Your Friend in Genealogy," DearMYRTLE, which is available to view for free for a limited time. I especially loved the first few seconds of the introduction. :)
View the Recording at
If you could not make it to the live event or just want to watch it again, the 1 hour 32 minute recording of Blogging for Beginners is now available to view in our webinar archives for free for the next 7 days. It is also available to our monthly or annual Webinar Members for the duration of your membership. Visit to watch. Members also have access to the 6 pages of handouts that DearMYRTLE provided.
Special Discount Coupon
The special discount coupon of blog2 that was announced during the webinar is valid for 10% off anything at both and through Tuesday, May 7, 2013.
New - Webinar Memberships/Subscriptions
Webinar Members get:
  • On-demand access to the entire webinar archives (now 157 hours of genealogy education)
  • On-demand access to the instructor handouts (now 404 pages)
  • 5% off all products at (must be logged in at checkout, and yes, you can also use the 10% off webinar coupon above for a total of 15% off)
  • Access to all future recordings for the duration of their membership
Introductory pricing:
  • Annual membership: $49.95/year (that's about the cost of 5 webinar CDs)
  • Monthly membership: $9.95/month
Register for our upcoming webinars (free)
  • Land Records Solve Research Problems by Mary Hill. May 15.
  • Ten Hidden Resources Every Genealogist Should Know by Lisa Alzo. May 22.
  • Google Search Strategies for Common Surnames by Lisa Louise Cooke. May 24.
  • The New Frontier in Genetic Genealogy: Autosomal DNA Testing by Ugo Perego. May 29.
  • The Genealogy of Your House by Marian Pierre-Louis. June 5.
  • Get What You Came For: New Search Options Let You Target Obituaries, Photos, Passenger Lists, Births, Marriages, and More by Tom Kemp. June 12.
  • Next Exit: Your New Jersey Ancestors by Thomas MacEntee. June 14.
  • How Knowing the Law Makes Us Better Genealogists by Judy Russell. June 26.
  • Canadian Ports of Entry: Ship Passenger Lists, Immigration Records, and Border Crossing Records by Kathryn Lake Hogan. July 10.
  • Research in the Old Line State: An Overview of Maryland Genealogy by Michael Hait. July 17.
  • Top Ten Techniques for Finding More in Library Catalogs by Barbara Renick. July 19.
  • Top 21st Century Genealogy Resources - A Baker's Dozen by Tom Kemp. July 24.
  • Direct Your Research with City Directories by Maureen Taylor. July 31.
  • Captured For All Time: Recording Family Voices to Preserve and Pass Down by Marian Pierre-Louis. August 7.
  • Digital Research Guidance, Research Logs, and To Do Lists: FamilySearch, Research Wiki, and Legacy FamilyTree by Geoff Rasmussen. August 14.
  • Colonial Immigrants: Who They Were and Where They Came From by Mary Hill. August 28.
  • Getting the Most from Your Records: Putting Them Through the Wringer! by Linda Geiger. September 4.
  • More Blogging for Beginners with DearMYRTLE. September 6.
  • You Use WHAT for Genealogy? by Thomas MacEntee. September 11.
  • Don't Be an Audio Hog: Free and Easy Ways to Share Your Audio Files by Marian Pierre-Louis. September 18.
  • Using Church Records to Identify Ancestors by Mary Hill. October 23.
  • Using Court Records to tell the Story of our Ancestors' Lives by Judy Russell. October 30.
  • Ancestry Trees Can Jump Start Your Research by DearMYRTLE. November 1.
  • Researching with Marian! Creating a Research Plan with YOUR Research by Marian Pierre-Louis. November 6.
  • Researching Your Ohio Ancestors by Lisa Alzo. November 13.
  • Mind Mapping Your Research Plans and Results by Thomas MacEntee. November 20.
  • How Computers & Gadgets are Changing Genealogy by Barbara Renick. December 4.
  • Overcoming Lost Records Using Technology by Karen Clifford. December 18.
See you online!
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