Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Preparing for MORE Blogging for Beginners Webinar?

DearREADERS,
At Ol' Myrt's request, our friends at Legacy Family tree have opened up the archived version of DearMYRTLE's Blogging for Beginning Webinar, for your review this week. This is a great way to prepare for the MORE Blogging for Beginners Webinar scheduled for next Wednesday.

HERE'S HOW TO LISTEN TO THE ARCHIVED WEBINAR:
1. Go to http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/Webinars.asp This page has sections for the:
  • "next" webinar
  • "future" webinars 
  • "archived" webinars listed in date order, usually only available free for 30 days or for purchase in CD format
2. Scroll down to the 20 Oct 2010 Blogging for Beginners Webinar with DearMYRTLE, and click to view the webinar now until 2 March 2011. This will prepare you for next Wednesday's webinar.

MORE BLOGGING FOR BEGINNERS
This session's topics include adding gadgets such as links to other websites,  inserting book suggestions from Amazon.com, removing the Blogger.com search bar and inserting a Google Search box to make it easier for your readers to find previous postings. We'll also experiment with tweaking the look of your blog using the Template Designer and providing a "Print Friendly" option for your followers.

The webinar will be held live on Wednesday, March 2, 2011.
2:00 PM Eastern (U.S.)
1:00 PM Central
12:00 PM Mountain
11:00 AM Pacific
7:00 PM GMT

Here's how to attend the live webinar:
  1. Register at http://www.legacyfamilytree.com/Webinars.asp It's free!
  2. You'll receive a confirmation email containing a link to the webinar.
  3. You'll receive a reminder during the week prior to the webinar.
  4. Listen via headset (USB headsets work best), your computer speakers or by phone.
  5. Click on the webinar link (found in confirmation and reminder emails) a few minutes prior to the start of the webinar. Arrive early as the room size is limited to the first 1,000 arrivals that day.
  6. You may type in the 'questions' portion of the GoToWebinar interface.
  7. If you wish to verbally ask a question, the webinar host may "open your mic". Alternately, questions posed in the chat screen will be answered during the webinar or in a follow-up blog posting at DearMYRTLE's Genealogy Blog.
For audio assistance, visit the GoToWebinar site.

THANKS to our friends at Legacy Family Tree for providing these helpful how-to webinars. Online genealogy education opportunities have indeed become main stream through such initiatives.
Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt     :)
DearMYRTLE,
Your friend in genealogy.


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