Wednesday, April 15, 2009

FTMagazine: Tricks for Googling Your Genealogy in Our Webinar

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was just posted by our friends at Family Tree Magazine. Please address all inquiries to Allison Stacy is a personable and informed presenter, and Ol’ Myrt heartily recommends attendance at this event.

Get Tricks for Googling Your Genealogy in Our Webinar
Google’s a great, no-cost tool to search for your ancestors online—when you can find the information you’re looking for without getting frustrated first. Here's help: In Family Tree Magazine’s premier Webinar, April 28 at 7 p.m. EST, our publisher and editorial director Allison Stacy will show you how to:
  • word your searches more effectively
  • focus your searches on genealogy data and specific genealogy sites
  • use Google’s special search tools to look up facts and data
  • find old photos and newspapers related to your family history

The hour-long live event also includes a Q&A session. If you’ve never taken a Webinar before, it’s an online, interactive, class you participate in using your Web browser. You’ll be able to ask questions and chat with the host. A broadband connection is recommended for best results.

Registration costs $49.99. There’s a special opportunity for the first 10 registrants: Each of those folks can submit a real-life “Google challenge” to get personalized search advice.Click here to register. Once you do, you’ll receive an e-mail with a link and other information you need to take the Webinar.