Archive for November, 2006

Family Birthday Calendar

Fundraiser and Memento All-in-One

family birthday calendarThe family birthday calendar is a Toomer family favorite.  With this publication you can accomplish many goals.  First you will create a great family memento. Second this is a great family fundraiser.   In a few minutes you can learn how to create a product which your family will treasure.

Also in this episode:

  • News: sales for genealogists, and the Christmas Grinch
  • Emails:  family reunion locations, becoming certified

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Listen to Episode 006: Family Birthday Calendar

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Do you have any questions about creating a family birthday calendar?  Have you created a calendar and want to share additional tips?  Click the “Add comment” link below or send an email to GenealogyOnDemand@gmail.com 

Next Episode: Family Website vs. Family Blog 

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November 24, 2006 at 11:28 pm 1 comment

Portable Genealogy

You and Your Ancestors on the Road 

portable genealogyHow can technology enhance your ancestral journey? On the road, collection opportunities abound.  Don’t miss out! Learn a few tips on collecting evidence using technology.  After listening to this podcast go the Resources page for the links discussed and this episode’s handout.

 

Also in this episode:

  • News: new software, new at Ancestry.com, and the study of names
  • Emails:  building a family website, future of online research

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Listen to Episode 005: Portable Genealogy

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How do you use technology to enhance your research? Do you have additional technology questions? Click the “Add comment” link below or send an email to GenealogyOnDemand@gmail.com 

Next Episode: Designing a Family Birthday Calendar:  

Go to the Resources page.
Go to What is a Podcast?  

Genealogy ON DEMANDApply Directly to the iPod

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http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=202114958

  

November 17, 2006 at 8:50 am 1 comment

Family Reunion Fundraising

Raising Money and Creating Memories 

money tree

Do you have enough money to pay for your next reunion? Do you need ideas on family reunion fundraising? Take a few minutes and listen to a few proven ways to raise money for your family reunion. These ideas involve food, dancing and junk.

  

Also in this episode:

  • News: Jewish Genealogy, Decrease copy fees in your county courthouse.
  • Emails:  Arranging family letters, 19th century immigration records 

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To Download:
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 Listen to Episode 004: Family Reunion Fundraising

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How do you raise money for your family reunion?  Do you have any questions or comments about this topic?  Click the “Add comment” link below or send an email to GenealogyOnDemand@gmail.com 

Next Episode: Portable Genealogy: You and Your Ancestors On the Road 

Go to the Resources page.
Go to What is a Podcast?  

Genealogy ON DEMANDApply Directly to the iPod

(Visit us in the iTunes Store)

http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=202114958

November 9, 2006 at 11:33 pm 1 comment

We’re in the News

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Lebanon Daily News columnist James M. Beidler’s article, Latest genealogy fad: Podcasts includes Genealogy ON DEMAND.   In addition to writing the award-winning column “Roots & Branches,” Jim is also a lecturer specializing in German research.  As stated in the article  he will be interviewed for this podcast on researching German ancestors.

Read article: Latest genealogy fad: Podcasts 

November 8, 2006 at 9:11 am Leave a comment

Clear Your Clutter 2

Organizing Genealogy Paper Files
Part 2 Sorting, Filing, and Maintaining

sample file listAre you ready to set up your personal genealogy archives? Tired of the mess that you call your research? Do you want to create a system that allows a positive flow of filing and retrieving? Take 12 minutes and listen to this podcast. This is the second episode of Clear Your Clutter. First we created our list of categories. Now we will sort and file our documents. Finally you will receive tips on how to stay clutter free. Visit the resource page for links and handouts.

  • News: Virginia Freedmen’s Project, Passenger List never search outside of England
  • Emails Received: Family Reunion notification, activities and costs

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Listen to Episode 003: Clear Your Clutter Part 2

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Do you think that the category system will work for you? How will you make use of this system? Tell us about a document that you realized you had after you organized. Click the “Add comment” link below or send an email to genealogyondemand@gmail.com

 

Next Episode: Family Reunion Fundraisers: Making Money and Creating Memories

 

Go to the Resources page.
Go to What is a Podcast?

Genealogy ON DEMANDApply Directly to the iPod

(Visit us in the iTunes Store)

http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=202114958

November 3, 2006 at 5:49 am 2 comments


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