RootsTech 2018 registration and other September specials!0
RootsTech 2018 registration opens Wednesday, September 20th!
Read the FamilySearch media release for more details and discounted pricing
Visit the OnGenealogy Events page for updates and hotel information
If you can’t attend in SLC, we’ll share their livestreaming, free class list when it’s announced!
Save Your Photos Month is wrapping up!
SaveYourPhotos.org has a link to events worldwide. Visit their site for resources on how to save and protect your photos.
Some fun ideas for September from the web include:
Rachel LaCour Niesen’s “A Professional Genealogist’s Tips for Uncovering Family History in Old Photos”
AncestralFindings’ “How to Make Sure the Story of Your Family Heirlooms Don’t Get Lost”
FamilyTree’s “Create a Family Newsletter”
Family Locket’s review of Family History Subscription Boxes for Kids
StoryboardThat has free and subscription versions of their products for telling your stories through comics/media
Encircle App for creating up home inventories exportable to Excel and spreadsheets (catalog your family history materials and collections as well)
Various Photobook companies are offering specials
QPhoto.co.za in South Africa is offering up to 30% off photo products
Mixbook is offering 50% off first time orders and has other sales as well
Chatbooks turns your Facebook posts into photobooks
The Swedish Organizer has a free email course for organizing your photos. She is also offering 10% off her Digital Photo Organizing Masterclass. Join her email list for regular offers including a great freebie download, A Checklist for rounding up all your Digital Photos (something you need to do prior to organizing everything).
ScanMyPhotos has several photo specials available and is still offering a deal on photo scanning that must be purchased now but can be redeemed any time in the next 6 months. Buy two boxes, get the third free. They ship you empty boxes for your photos, you ship them back and they scan and return all your photos. This amounts to around 6,000 photos scanned for $0.05 per photo.
Other Genealogy Deals:
Forces War Records free handouts and downloads
Free Genealogy Webinars this week:
Legacy Family Tree Webinars, When Does Newfound Evidence Overturn a Proved Conclusion, by Tom Jones, Ph.D., CG, CGL, Tuesday, September 19th, pre-register
Legacy Family Tree Webinars, WolframAlpha for Genealogists, by Thomas MacEntee, Wednesday, September 20th, pre-register
Legacy Family Tree Webinars, Quick Guide to Texas Research, by Deena Coutant, Wednesday, September 27, 2017, pre-register
BYU Family History Library Webinar series, pre-register, free webinars on FamilySearch family tree, Revolutionary War Records, Descendancy Research, and more!
Best in your research, whether it’s fee or free!