Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Pinning Your Family History – Free Flip-Pal Webinar



Flip-Pal mobile scanner ambassador Thomas MacEntee will present a free webinar, Pinning Your Family History, so you can learn how to share your family photos and stories on sites like Pinterest and What Was There. Click here to register for this free webinar on Tuesday, May 21, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. Central Time (8:30 p.m. Eastern Time).

The “Pinning” Craze and Family History

So what is “pinning” and how does it work? For about the past year, Pinterest and other sites have come up with ways for their users to create online bulletin boards complete with posting of items you like or things you find on the Internet. There are boards for all type of professionals and hobbyists including scrapbookers, knitters, shoppers, cemetery enthusiasts, librarians and yes, even family historians!

Not only has social media taken notice of the pinning craze (and they say that someone who is addicted to pinning needs a “pintervention”), but businesses have noticed as well. Search Pinterest and other sites, and you can find boards and pins for recipes, coupons, special offers and more.

Flip-Pal Webinars

This webinar is the second in a series of upcoming educational initiatives from Flip-Pal on preserving and protecting those items that are important to your family history. The Flip-Pal mobile scanner provides an easy way to collect a digital copy of the many artifacts from the life of your ancestor. This lecture will cover tips to help you use digital images created with the Flip-Pal and share them with friends and family at popular pinning sites including Pinterest.

Pinning Your Family History will be presented by one of the leading presenters of genealogy and family history webinars: Thomas MacEntee. Thomas is the founder of GeneaBloggers.com, a community of over 3,000 family history bloggers around the world, and a nationally-known genealogy professional, author, speaker and educator. He specializes in the use of technology and social media to improve genealogical research and as a means of interacting with others in the family history community.

Space is limited.
Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www3.gotomeeting.com/register/288120382
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