TGP 51 – Jennifer Campbell, Personal Historian Services
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TGP 51 – Jennifer Campbell, Personal Historian Services

Featured Guest Jennifer Campbell Jennifer Campbell founded Heritage Memoirs in 2003 following 25 years as a writer and editor. During her career, she interviewed and wrote profiles of hundreds of people, but did not get any of her own family’s stories before her father died and her mother developed dementia. Recognizing the great and final…

One Tip for Starting Your Genealogy Business

One Tip for Starting Your Genealogy Business

I received an email from Anna with the following question “Hello, I have been doing research over 20 years, what are some tips would you suggest to start my business? “ I’ve been thinking about this very question recently! I feel strongly that this is the answer for anyone thinking about becoming a genealogy professional…

AncestryProGenealogists Offers Scholarship Program

AncestryProGenealogists is offering a contest to award a scholarship to the genealogy institute of your choice! What a great opportunity to advance your genealogy education! There will be four prizes awarded – one scholarship to each of the major genealogy institutes in the United States: Genealogical Institute on Federal Records (Gen-Fed), Washington, D.C., July 10-14,…

Call for APG 2017 PMC Presentations

Call for Presentations Deadline 23 December 2016 The Association of Professional Genealogists will hold the 19th annual APG Professional Management Conference on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 29 September – 1 October 2017, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Washington, D.C. – Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia. CALL FOR PRESENTATIONS APG is now accepting proposals for the…

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APG PMC 2016 Recordings Now Available

If you weren’t able to attend the APG Professional Management Conference (PMC), you have a second chance to enjoy the classes! *** Please note: the recordings are only available to APG members. If you wish to purchase them you will have to become a member. *** Thirteen sessions were recorded and are available along with…

Ontario Genealogical Society accepting speaking proposals

The Ontario Genealogical Society (OGS) is now accepting proposals from speakers for their monthly webinar series in 2017. They  are looking for a wide range of one-hour webinar presentations. TOPICS OF INTEREST OGS  invites proposals on a wide range of topics, in particular: Ontario-specific topics (laws, records, land, history, etc.) Ethnic research (Scottish, Irish, English,…

The Secret of Success

The Secret of Success is in how you learn. It’s the ability to take something seemingly unrelated to you and then turn it around into a benefit for your genealogy research or your business. How many times have you attended a conference methodology talk? The speaker uses examples from one state, let’s say Texas. While…

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TGP 27 Andrea Bentschneider goes Beyond History

Featured Guest Andrea Bentschneider Andrea Bentschneider has been actively conducting systematic genealogical research for over 20 years. Founding her company Beyond History in 2004 was the beginning of turning her passion into her profession. Since then, with her teams she has worked on hundreds of successful research projects for national and international private persons, companies…

Use the Tagging Feature on LinkedIn to Organize Your Contacts

Do you have a LinkedIn account? I bet there are a lot of LinkedIn features that you aren’t using yet. One of the best features that few people know about is the tagging feature. Tagging lets you organize your contacts. Forgotten the name of a colleague that you met at a conference two years ago?…