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Part Number: WXGOOGHMAP_

Price: $9.95
Learn how to find free digital maps for your ancestral locations, add them as permanent overlays to Google Earth, and then organize them into your personal map reference collection. You’ll learn best practices for keeping them organized and enriching your research.

This was presented to a live webinar audience on January 18, 2017. 1 hour 41 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXMAPMAD_

Price: $9.95
Learn where to find historical maps online and off. Discover mapping tools that help us understand our ancestors' migration patterns and how they lived. Learn about Google Maps, Bing Maps, MapCruncher, AniMap, and more.

This class was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on November 18, 2015. 1 hour 48 minutes, plus 1 pages of handouts.
Part Number: WXGOOGTIPS_

Price: $9.95
Google continues to evolve and change every day. In this session, Google Guru Lisa Louise Cooke will give you an update on the most recent Google changes, and then unleash advanced search strategies for genealogy that you probably aren’t using, but you must-have in order to get the best results possible. It will be an exciting hour full of tips and tricks you can put into practice right away.

This class was presented to a live webinar audience on February 25, 2015. 1 hour 30 minutes, plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of themonthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXGWGEOFF_

Price: $9.95
Join FamilyTreeWebinars.com's host and Legacy Family Tree developer, Geoff Rasmussen, as he presents "Googling with Geoff" to a live audience in Whittier, California. Geoff will teach about a variety of tools including:
  • Google's Picasa, facial recognition, and syncing with the cloud
  • Using an email that will last
  • Google Alerts
  • Customized Google Searches
  • Google Earth
While waiting for his airplane en route to Los Angeles, Geoff had the idea to share his in-person class with the rest of the world. Fun for the live seminar audience - they'll get to see the behind-the-scenes of hosting a live webinar. Fun for the webinar audience - they'll get to join one of the classes of the annual Whittier Area Genealogical Society seminar from the comfort of their home.

This class was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on January 31, 2015. 1 hour 8 minutes. The recording is also included as part of themonthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXGOOGLING_

Price: $9.95
Google and the genealogist were meant for each other. In this webinar, presented by FamilyTreeWebinars.com's host Geoff Rasmussen, you will learn how to unlock some of Google's secrets. Learn:
  • How to help our ancestors find us with Google Alerts.
  • How to better craft Google Searches with Douglas Barry's customized Google Search form.
  • How and why to search with a digital image instead of a phrase.
  • How to set up a Google Calendar and how to optionally embed other kinds of calendars.
  • How to view historical state and county boundaries (similar to AniMap, but for free) with Google Earth.
  • Other fun technology as time permits
This class is being presented to a live audience as part of the Sacramento Genealogical Society’s annual spring seminar. The seminar committee invites you – the live worldwide webinar audience – to join with them for this special class.

This class was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on April 5, 2014. 59 minutes plus 4 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of themonthly or annual membership.
Part Number: WXGOOGERTH_

Price: $9.95
In this extremely popular class Google Earth Guru Lisa Louise Cooke will teach you how to unlock mysteries in your research: from unidentified photographs, to how an ancestral location looked a hundred years ago or more, to plotting homesteads precisely using land patent legal descriptions. You’ll learn how to interpret the genealogical records you already have in new and exciting ways using layers, overlays, forensic analysis, and little known online tech tools. You will be amazed to discover that Google Earth is one of the best free genealogical tools available!
This class was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on March 5, 2014. 1 hour 31 minutes, plus 3 pages of handouts. The recording is also included as part of themonthly 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: WXG_SEARCH_

Price: $9.95
Discover tips and tricks to find your ancestors with common surnames and surnames that double as common words in the English language with Google. Learn how to weed out irrelevant search results to save time and get to what you want faster. Then save and automate your searches to run for you! You’ll not only improve your searches, but also improve the chances that the information you post online will be found by other genealogists facilitating collaboration!
Part Number: WXCLOUD_

Price: $9.95
Tired of keeping your genealogy research data on multiple CDs, DVDs, flash drives, hard drives and in different locations? Cloud computing – the practice of storing data on a remote server – is a practical solution for genealogists. In this webinar learn how cloud computing works, compare the latest cloud programs (including Dropbox, Google Drive, Windows Live Sync, etc.) and learn how to keep your data secure and private.
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: WXCLOSELK_

Price: $9.95
In this updated webinar, Dan Lynch will step us through a closer look at Google+ and we’ll see how he and others are putting various features of the service to use for individual family history work, but also for societies and other organizations. As author of the award-winning book, "Google Your Family Tree" - Dan continues to share the benefits of Google and other technology offerings with family historians from around the world. You won’t want to miss this event!
Part Number: WXIMAGES_

Price: $9.95
Let Maureen's photo research tips and techniques help you locate missing family photographs or locate previously unknown ones. This webinar will also feature information on photo rights/permissions and usage for print and the web. Plus a special segment on Picasa, Google's image organizing software.
Part Number: WXFORMS_

Price: $9.95
Learn how to use Google Forms which is part of Google Docs - a free application complete with spreadsheets, word processing and more - to your advantage. While a basic understanding of Google Docs is not necessary, it helps if you know how to access the Google Docs program (see the Google Docs for Genealogists webinar recording). We'll cover how to create new forms, how to add templates, how to embed forms in blogs and websites, how to share forms, and how to be notified each time a form is competed.
Part Number: WXDOCS_

Price: $9.95
Learn how to use Google Docs - a free application complete with spreadsheets, word processing and more - to your advantage while performing genealogy research. We'll cover how to create new documents, import documents from your hard drive, and how to use the basic functions of each component.
Part Number: WXBACKUP_

Price: $9.95
Have you ever experienced a data loss when it comes to your genealogy research? Not yet? Well if not, have you prepared for what might happen if your hard drive fails? What if your laptop is lost or stolen? Learn the basics of backing up all your genealogy data including identifying data, common backup methods and how to use free online programs to help you make sure your data will always be available! Participants will learn various methods for backing up their genealogy data including many free online programs such as DropBox, Google Docs, Picasa and more!
Part Number: WXGOOGLE_

Price: $9.95
Most genealogists are only using 10% or less of the resources behind Google when it comes to genealogy research. Learn from professional genealogist, Thomas MacEntee, about the other 90% and how these Google components can be leveraged for better search results. Google is more than just a search engine – it is a wealth of information much of which goes unnoticed by the average genealogist. Besides search, Google allows you to access maps, books, journals, abstracts, patents and much more. These components may be what is needed to make advances in your genealogy research.