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Blogging for grenealogists is useful whether reading, writing or both.

Genealogists can benefit by blogging either as a reader, writer or both. It is a way to share your family's story, genealogy news or tips.

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  • 1. Blogging for Genealogists Reading and Writing Blogging for Genealogists Reading and Writing Janet Iles BA, PLCGS
  • 2. Blog
    • We b log =
    • blog
  • 3. Blogs vs Websites
    • Comparing --
    Blog Website
  • 4. Blog – Administration
  • 5. Blog – New Post (editing)
  • 6. Posting - closeup
  • 7. Profile Page in Blogger
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  • 9. Sample themes in Wordpress
  • 10. Blog – New Post (editing) Wordpress sample
  • 11. Website prep with software
  • 12. Underlying html code
  • 13. File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
  • 14.  
  • 15. Reading blogs – Why?
    • Learning
    • Ideas
    • Connecting
    • Community
  • 16. Google Blog Search
  • 17.  
  • 18. http://genealogy.alltop.com/
  • 19. http://blogfinder.genealogue.com
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  • 21. http://www.cyndislist.com/blogs.htm
  • 22. R S S R eal S imple S yndication
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  • 24. Feeds with Internet Explorer
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  • 28. www.bloglines.com
  • 29. www.netvibes.com
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  • 32. NetworkedBlogs
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  • 35. Why blog?
    • Have fun
    • Share what you know
    • Make contacts
    • Participate in a special community
    • Preserve family history
  • 36. Types of Genealogy Blogs
    • Personal & Surname
    • Ethnic
    • Geographic
    • Methodology
    • Technology
    • Cemeteries
    • Mixture
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  • 46. Shades of the departed
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  • 77. Genealogy related Carnivals
    • Smile for the Camera
    • Carnival of Genealogy
    • Cabinet of Curiosities
    • Central & Eastern European Genealogy
    • Irish Heritage & Culture
    • Canadian Carnival of Genealogy
  • 78. Carnival of Genealogy
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  • 81. Writing your own blog - tips
    • Read before you write
    • Get Ready – Who, What, Where, When, Why & How
    • KISS
      • Layout
      • Articles
    • Write
  • 82. Get Ready – Who?
    • audience
    • comments – set up
    • topics
    • privacy/ethics issues
  • 83. Get Ready – What?
    • Focus
    • Name (for address) – once accepted can’t be changed
    • Title of Blog
  • 84.
    • Blog address
    • http://researchergal.blogspot.com
    • Blog Title
    • Janet the Researcher
    • http://researchergal.wordpress.com
  • 85. Get Ready – When?
    • How often?
    • Time commitment
  • 86. Get Ready – Where?
    • Platform – Blogger, Wordpress, Typepad or ?
    • Hosted
    • Own Site – Own Domain name
  • 87. Blogging Sites
    • Blogger
    • Wordpress
    • Typepad
      • Etc.
  • 88. Get Ready – Why?
    • Reasons
  • 89. Get Ready – How?
    • Tutorials
    • Bootcamp for Geneabloggers
    • Facebook Group – Geneabloggers
    • [email_address]
    • Geneabloggers.com
  • 90. Geneabloggers Group on Facebook
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  • 96. Writing tips
    • Title – catchy, useful
    • Opening sentence
    • Length – not too long
    • Headings or bullets, white space
    • Type size / colours on page
    • Photos
    • Proofread
  • 97. Thank you to ---
    • Thomas MacEntee
    • FootnoteMaven
    • Apple
    • DianeR
    • Mark Tucker
    • Katherine Lake Hogan
    • M Diane Rogers
    • Amy Hawkes
    • Brenda D. Merriman
    • Evelyn Y. Theriault
    • Emily Aulicino
    • Lorine Massey
    • Amy Lorentz Coffin
    • George Geder
    • Terry Thornton
    • Stephen J. Danko
    • Elyse Doerflinger
    • Bill West
    • Lisa (Smallest Leaf)
    • Jasia
  • 98.  
  • 99. © 2009 Janet Iles, PLCGS http ://researchergal.blogspot.com http://graveyardrabbitgrey.blogspot.com