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Part Number: WXSCRPJOUR_

Price: $9.95
Scrapbooking and journaling your family history has never been easier! Using free apps on your mobile devices will turn your selfies into family treasures to be shared for generations. We will discuss using, creating, and printing with Chatbooks and MySocialBooks as well as why it is important to preserve your pictures both digitally and physically. Lastly, we will have a brief discussion on blogging your family history, how to begin, and how to eventually print your blog into book form.

33 minutes, plus 2 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXCROWDSRC_

Price: $9.95
Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest are not just for the teenagers anymore. These are just three of the many social media apps and websites that you need to utilize for your family history. Answers to brick walls are waiting! Using social media as a type of crowdsourcing tool will amaze you, so join us for this fun and informative topic.

36 minutes, plus 2 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXFACEBKTL_

Price: $9.95
While Facebook is the world’s largest online social network with more than 1.2 billion users, did you know that it can be leveraged as a genealogy research “work horse” to help find your ancestors?

In this session you’ll go beyond the basics of setting up a Facebook account and simply posting status updates or playing games. The class focus is on developing the following skill set for genealogy research:
  • Using the Search function to locate living relatives and others researching your same surnames.
  • Locating Facebook Groups and Pages related to your genealogy research, especially geographical locations and specific ethnic groups, as well as surname groups.
  • Creating a Facebook Group to facilitate collaboration and participant interaction around a specific genealogy topic such as a Surname Group or a One Place Study Group.
  • Creating a Facebook Page to advertise a genealogy society, an event and more.
  • Understanding the difference between a Facebook Page and a Facebook Group and why you might use one instead of the other as well as when it is best to use both.
  • Protecting your privacy and ensuring an enjoyable Facebook experience when researching genealogy.
1 hour 3 minutes, plus 8 page of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXTOOLS_

Price: $9.95
Have you ever wondered if you’re missing out on how some genealogists are using tools such as Evernote, Microsoft Word or Excel, Google and more? Learn what’s hot in the world of apps and websites and how you can start using them! We’ll review a group of familiar apps and websites that are being used in creative ways by the genealogy community. You’ll also learn how to think “outside the margins” and start repurposing other apps and sites for your genealogy research.

This class was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on September 11, 2013. 1 hour 36 minutes. Plus 1 page of supplemental syllabus materials.The recording is also included as part of themonthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXSTAYSAFE_

Price: $9.95
Are you hesitant to use popular social media sites such as Facebook or Twitter or even Pinterest and share your genealogy research because of issues involving personal information and privacy? Learn how to safely navigate these sites and still get the most out of them!
Part Number: WXFACEBOOK_

Price: $9.95
Afraid to make the jump into Facebook? Wondering what all the fuss is about or how Facebook can work to the genealogist's advantage? Come along for a journey through this exciting social media application. If you've decided to set up a Facebook account not only to stay in touch with family but to expand your genealogy experience, you will learn the basics of the program including how to protect your privacy, how to make friends on Facebook, and how to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.