Category Archives: Webinar

TGP 45 – Lynn Palermo

Featured Guest

Lynn Palermo

Lynn Palermo is a genealogy professional with a passion for the written word. As the owner and author of a family history blog, you’ll find her most days blogging from her website The Armchair Genealogist. It’s here she offers readers practical advice on researching and writing their family history.  The Armchair Genealogist was named one of thLynn Palermo e Top 40 Blogs by Family Tree Magazine.

As a freelance writer, Lynn has published articles for Internet Genealogy, Discovering Family History, and Family Chronicle (now Your Genealogy Today). Her articles have been featured across the internet including The National Genealogical Society website, Ancestry.com newsletter and online magazines such as The In-Depth Genealogist.

Lynn is also the proud author of her family history book, The Waters of My Ancestors. Lynn has published three how-to-books designed to help the family historian write their own family history book, including Getting Ready to Write, Authentic Ancestors and Finding the Story.  Her books can be found at The Family History Writing Studio where she coaches students through online courses, critiques, ebooks and webinars in their journey to use write creative nonfiction to write entertaining, engaging and inspiring stories. Every February, Lynn leads hundreds of family historians in The Family History Writing Challenge. For the past 5 years, she’s guided writers through 28 days of focused writing of their family history stories.

Lynn has been researching and writing genealogy for 15 years and loves to help others find their journey. Her perfect day is inspiring and motivating others to research and write their family history.

Contact Links

Website – The Armchair Genealogist

Website – The Family History Writing Studio

Facebook – @ArmchairGenealogist

Facebook – @fhwstudio

Other Links   

MyCanvas

CreateSpace

Writing the Family History Scene course

Plotting a Family History Story course

Creating a Legacy Family History Book course

Camtasia

Adobe Premier Pro CC

Wistia

Norfolk Historical Society (Ontario)/Eva Brook Donly Museum and Archives

The Family History Writing Challenge

One Action Genealogists Can Take Right Now

Listen to your audience.

Recommended Book

On Writing” by Stephen King

Productivity Tool

Scrivener

Advice

“Start writing now. You do not have to wait until your research is done.

Action Item

For your action item this week I’d like you to do a brainstorming exercise. Think about your specific niche within genealogy. If you were to write a short eBook that you could publish as a pdf what topic would you choose?

ACTION:

Try to think of as many possibilities as you can.  Allow yourself to go in a direction that you normally wouldn’t consider. Think about your niche in very broad terms and then narrow down and think about it with very specific topics. And then of course write down your ideas!

I hope this exercise really gets you thinking about what you do and the various ways you can share your knowledge on the subject. I really strongly believe in brainstorming. I think it can open you up to possibilities and ideas you hadn’t considered before.

Direct link to this post: http://www.thegenealogyprofessional.com/lynn-palermo/

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NEWS

Here on the genealogy professional podcast we have been releasing episodes weekly for the last 5 or 6 weeks.  I just want you to know that we are not going to continue at that pace. While we don’t have a set schedule yet what you are more likely to find is that we’ll post 6 episodes in a row and then we’ll take a few weeks off. Then we’ll do another 6 and take a few weeks off.  That will be a bit easier on us than trying to crank them out every week. We’ve reached that point now. So our next episode will be in a few weeks on August 21st. On that day we’ll hear an amazing interview with NGSQ co-editor Melinde Lutz Byrne.

If you’d like to become a supporter of the Genealogy Professional podcast head over to the website at www.thegenealogyprofessional.com and click on the supporter button. And of course, ratings and reviews in both iTunes and Stitcher are always welcome.

 

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Replay: Starting from Scratch – Twitter for Small Businesses

The replay of Tuesday’s webinar – Starting from Scratch – Twitter for Small Businesses is now available.

I’ve put it on YouTube (you can watch it below). It will be there for at least two weeks. I’m not sure yet if I’ll keep it up longer than that.

This is in HD so you can watch it full screen. Enjoy and let me know if you have any questions.

I’ll be doing a follow-up more advanced Twitter webinar after this initial 3-part series is over.

There are still two more free webinars in the series that you can sign up for!

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Time zones: 12PM Eastern, 11AM Central, 10AM Mountain, 9AM Pacific, 4PM GMT.

“Starting from Scratch: Facebook Pages for Small Businesses”

Are you wondering if Facebook Pages are worth the time and effort? Have you heard that you have to pay for ads to get seen? Not sure what to post and when?

In this webinar Marian Pierre-Louis will introduce you to the world of Facebook Pages starting from scratch!  We will begin with creating an account then move on to what to post, how to attract new followers and a frank discussion about whether it’s worth it.

Register for the Webinar

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Time zones: 12PM Eastern, 11AM Central, 10AM Mountain, 9AM Pacific, 4PM GMT.

“Starting from Scratch: Google+ for Small Businesses”

Not sure what Google+ is? Have you heard that no one is on
the site? Afraid of yet one more social media platform to take up your time?

In this webinar Marian Pierre-Louis will introduce you to the world of Google+ starting from scratch!  We will begin with creating an account then move on to how to post, why you used use collections and why Google+ is worth the effort.

Register for the Webinar

And here’s another opportunity:

Education – Webinar Practicum

TGP Webinar Practicum

Want to add webinars to your speaking repertoire? In part one of this webinar practicum you will learn best practices for conducting webinars. In part two you will work one-on-one with Marian Pierre-Louis to record your very own webinar!

More details here.

FREE Social Media Webinar Series

Part 2 - Facebook Pages

Are you frustrated by social media? Not sure that it’s worth all the effort? Confused by how it works? Then this webinar series is for you!

In this Starting from Scratch series we’ll cover Twitter, Facebook Pages and Google+. And We’ll start right from the very beginning and answer all your questions.

Twitter

Tuesday, October 13, 2015
Time zones: 12PM Eastern, 11AM Central, 10AM Mountain, 9AM Pacific, 4PM GMT.

“Starting from Scratch: Twitter for Small Businesses”

Are you frustrated by Twitter? You can’t figure out what all the fuss is about? Why do so many people think it’s great?

In this webinar Marian Pierre-Louis will introduce you to the world of Twitter starting from scratch! You won’t have to be embarrassed about any questions you might ask. We will begin with creating an account then move on to sending the first tweet, reweeting, following other people and much more! Come figure out Twitter once and for all!

Webinar Replay

Facebook Pages

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Time zones: 12PM Eastern, 11AM Central, 10AM Mountain, 9AM Pacific, 4PM GMT.

“Starting from Scratch: Facebook Pages for Small Businesses”

Are you wondering if Facebook Pages are worth the time and effort? Have you heard that you have to pay for ads to get seen? Not sure what to post and when?

In this webinar Marian Pierre-Louis will introduce you to the world of Facebook Pages starting from scratch!  We will begin with creating an account then move on to what to post, how to attract new followers and a frank discussion about whether it’s worth it.

Register for the Webinar

 

Google+

Tuesday, October 27, 2015
Time zones: 12PM Eastern, 11AM Central, 10AM Mountain, 9AM Pacific, 4PM GMT.

“Starting from Scratch: Google+ for Small Businesses”

Not sure what Google+ is? Have you heard that no one is on
the site? Afraid of yet one more social media platform to take up your time?

In this webinar Marian Pierre-Louis will introduce you to the world of Google+ starting from scratch!  We will begin with creating an account then move on to how to post, why you used use collections and why Google+ is worth the effort.

Register for the Webinar

Targeting and Finding New Genealogy Clients Webinar Now Available

Targeting and Finding New Genealogy Clients webinar with Marian Pierre-LouisThe Genealogy Professional podcast is pleased to announce the release of the webinar entitled “Targeting and Finding New Genealogy Clients.” Did you miss the original live presentation? Here’s a second chance to see it!

The recording of the webinar combined with a seven (7) page syllabus is now available for download.

Targeting and Finding New Genealogy Clients was a big hit when it debuted earlier this year. The webinar is jammed full of process, strategy, and concrete ideas for targeting and finding new clients.

The webinar video is 87 minutes long.

Topics covered include:

  • Networking
  • Marketing
  • Client Retention
  • The process for targeting and finding new clients
  • Reaching out to Potential Clients through:
    • Maximizng your online presence
    • Social media
    • Community engagement
    • Promoting your expertise
    • Media appearances
    • Content Marketing
    • Broadcasting
    • Paid advertising
  • Long Term and Short Term Marketing Campaign Examples
  • Marketing Campaign Template
  • Two in-depth case studies

This webinar is appropriate for genealogists of all levels whether you are just thinking about opening up shop or a seasoned professional.

Syllabus

Included with the download is a seven (7) page syllabus that provides further discussion as well as example marketing campaign worksheets and a marketing campaign template.

Invest $24.99 in your career and get yourself off on the right track!

(If you were registered for the live webinar, check your email for a coupon code!)

Wait! Want a personalized consultation with Marian Pierre-Louis that includes a free download of the video and handout? Find out more about that here.

Buy NowIncluded in the download is 87 minute webinar video and 7 page syllabus.

The Genealogy Professional podcast is a production of The Northeast History Network. Your email and receipts will be from the Northeast History Network.

IMPORTANT:  PayPal has been added to the payment options so that anyone outside of the United States and Canada can purchase the webinar.

Finding Your Genealogy Niche Webinar Now Available

Finding Your Genealogy Niche webinarThe Genealogy Professional podcast is pleased to announce the release of the webinar entitled “Finding Your Genealogy Niche.” Did you miss the original live presentation? Here’s a second chance to see it!

The recording of the webinar combined with an eleven (11) page syllabus is now available for download.

Finding Your Genealogy Niche takes you through the process of determining what niche is right for you and what factors impact choosing a niche.

The webinar video is 61 minutes long.

Topics covered include:

  • Thinking Big
  • Setting Goals
  • Choosing Realistic Targets
  • Assessing your Skills and interests
  • Identifying Considerations that Impact Your Future
  • Strategies for:
    Beginners
    Intermediate Researchers
    Experienced Professionals

This webinar is appropriate for genealogists of all levels whether you are just thinking about opening up shop or are a seasoned professional. Strategies for choosing a niche and creating new opportunities through sub-niches  are explored.

Syllabus

Included with the download is an eleven (11) page syllabus that provides further discussion as well as worksheets to help you think through the personal direction you want to take in your genealogy career.

Invest $24.99 in your career and get yourself off on the right track!

(If you were registered for the live webinar, check your email for a coupon code!)

Buy NowIncluded in the download is 61 minute webinar video and 11 page syllabus.

The Genealogy Professional podcast is a production of The Northeast History Network. Your email and receipts will be from the Northeast History Network.

IMPORTANT: Currently payments are only available for residents of the US and Canada. We will work to fix this within a week. Please reply to this email if you are outside the US or Canada and want to purchase the download.  UPDATE: PayPal has been added to the payment options so that Europeans, Australians, or anyone in the world can purchase the webinar.

FREE Webinar – Finding Your Genealogy Niche

Webinar Announcement

TGP Webinar - Finding Your Genealogy NicheMarian Pierre-Louis, host of the Genealogy Professional podcast, will be hosting a FREE live webinar on Friday, April 4, 2014 at 2:00pm EDT.

Time zones: 2PM Eastern, 1PM Central, 12noon Mountain, 11AM Pacific, 6PM GMT

The topic is:

Finding Your Genealogy Niche

Are you a genealogy generalist who hasn’t found a specialty area or niche? A niche can help differentiate your business from other professionals but sometimes finding a niche can be a challenge. This webinar will take you through important criteria that will help you move forward in the best direction.

If you need help finding your niche and would like to be featured in the webinar, please send an email through the contact form and explain where you live, what you think you would specialize in and anything that is giving you trouble in making the decision. I look forward to hearing from you!

The webinar will include a Q&A session at the end. The webinar will not be available as a replay. However, it will be available for purchase afterward as a digital download.

Register for the Webinar

Direct link to this post: http://www.thegenealogyprofessional.com/niche-webinar

 

FREE Webinar – Targeting & Finding New Genealogy Clients

Webinar Announcement

Marian Pierre-Louis, host of the Genealogy Professional podcast, will be hosting a FREE live webinar on Friday, March 14, 2014 at 12:00pm EDT.

The topic is:

“Targeting and Finding New Genealogy Clients”

Finding new clients is one of the most challenging aspects of being an independent business person for both new and experienced genealogists. In this webinar there will be two case studies – one on an ethnic genealogy niche and the other a geographic based niche. You will leave with new ideas to jump start your business.

The webinar will be 60 minutes in length and will include a Question & Answer session at the end. The webinar will not be available as a replay. However, it will be available for purchase afterward as a digital download.

Register for the Webinar

Direct link to this post: http://www.thegenealogyprofessional.com/client-webinar