Virtual Conference2017 Winter Virtual Conference

Discover new genealogy research tips and techniques for finding your family history with the Family Tree University 2017 Winter Virtual Conference. You'll get all the learning and benefits of a three-day conference - without having to leave home. Register today at Family Tree University and use EARLYVCWINTER at checkout to get $40 off the price before the early bird deadline expires.

31 Days of Family History Fitness

Whip your genealogy into shape with Family Tree Magazine's 31 Days of Family History Fitness! Our online challenge page will be updated daily with a prompt that will help you strengthen your research. Use the hashtag #FamilyHistoryFitnessMonth to keep up with others participating on social media.

Day 24: Organize your desk. Clean, structured workplaces will help you at your best and prevent you from distractions. Also be sure to organize your computer desktop or the apps on your tablet or smartphone.

Free Monthly Podcast

Your 30-minute dose of genealogy resources, tips and fun, hosted by Lisa Louise Cooke.

Free e-Book: Trace Your African-American Ancestry

African-American Ancestry
Click the e-book, Trace Your African-American Ancestry, to download. This free e-book contains some of Family Tree Magazine’s best tips and tricks for tracing your African-American ancestry, from slavery to freedmen, plus over 20 types of records that may document your family history.

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DNA testing
Live on January 24, 2017 at 7pm ET:  
Deep DNA Analysis Techniques
Dive deep into DNA analysis with this hour-long webinar, where you'll see practical solutions using DNA testing to solve research problems. Register early and you can send in your DNA-related research problem for consideration. Register now!

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6 Steps to a Free Family Website

This article is will put you on the path to placing your family history online.

41 Strategies for Finding Your Family History Online

Think your ancestors are a lost cause? Not with our 41 strategies for finding your family history online.

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