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  • Using images to save transcription time and errors. July 22, 2014
    A good habit to get into for any genealogy researcher is using images to save transcription time and errors. Transcription takes a lot of time. Rather than wasting the time manually transcribing documents while conducting research, or printing direct from a third party database site, I work with images instead. Once the source is created and […]
  • Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions- July 22, 2014 July 22, 2014
    Following are the most recent Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions for the period up to and including July 22, 2014.   FamilySearch.org Updates and Additions Canada Quebec, Catholic Parish Registers, 1621-1979 Croatia Croatia, Church Books, 1516-1994 Luxembourg Luxembourg, Civil Registration, 1662-1941 Netherlands Netherlands, Utrecht Prov […]
  • There were costs and benefits to conducting family tree research before we had the internet. July 21, 2014
    Pursuing Genealogy was never free. The family tree research costs manifested in very different ways over time. We’re so lucky today because global resources are so easy to access over the internet through sites such as familysearch.org, Ancestry.com and many others, and most sites do charge either a subscription rate or a cost per item […]
  • Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky July 20, 2014
    Isaac Shelby, Governor of Kentucky is the grandson of the original immigrant from Wales, Evan (Dhu) Shelby (Selby), who is eighth great grandfather to my children, Erin and Stuart; the son of Brigadier General Evan Shelby, who is the son of Evan (Dhu) and seventh great granduncle to my children; and is therefore first cousin […]
  • Effective dog flea treatment starts with consistency. July 21, 2014
    Owning a dog is an amazing experience, though it is one that requires responsibility. A dog must be kept healthy and free from pests such as fleas and internal parasites. To keep a dog free from... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] […]
  • Why coin collectors should go metal detecting? July 20, 2014
    Why Coin Collectors Should Go Metal Detecting If you’ve always enjoyed coin collecting, then you should definitely check out metal detecting! At first they may not seem like it, but, these two... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] […]
  • Dog coats keep Fido warm with the latest Doggy fashions. July 19, 2014
    Dog lovers like Mark and I, and our children (adults really) will do almost anything for our beloved pets – even going so far as to spend our money on modern, funky, yet functional doggy fashions.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] […]
  • It’s important to get to know a plumber before problems flood in. July 19, 2014
    We live in a community where floods are always ‘top of mind’ at certain times of the year. In our location in particular, we are on land completely surrounded by waters fed by the mighty Fraser... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] […]
  • Should a site have a blog? July 21, 2014
    Your site looks great! What are some things that could make it even better? Should a site have a blog? Here are some benefits of having a blog: One of the first things small business owners find out about when researching Search Engine Optimization is the potential of blogs. One of the most common questions […]
  • Search engine optimization (SEO): the new age billboard. July 16, 2014
    The businesses of the past were advertised in magazines, billboards, and flyers. In today’s technology driven and controlled world a new player has replaced the billboards of yesterday with a powerful and versatile element, Search Engine Optimization (SEO). With consumers and businesses turning to the internet for almost everything it’s no surprise to find o […]
  • Finding the right graphic designer. July 15, 2014
    Important considerations when hiring a graphic designer. Finding the perfect graphic and website designer for your vision can be a daunting task. There are specific traits that are important to consider when making your decision. A good graphic designer will help to create a dynamic and memorable brand. I am sure you have asked yourself, […]
  • Making your mobile site user friendly. July 14, 2014
    When you are a blogger, it is important that you spend time making your mobile site user friendly, and that you know how to drive traffic to your blog, making it more beneficial for you. To drive more traffic to your website, you should be sure that your website is as user friendly as you […]