February 2014 Podcast
2/19/2014
Episode sponsored by:
Backblaze Online Backup Service 
On the heels of the annual RootsTech conference, learn about the latest high-tech research tools, including the massive databases on Ancestry.com, 41 free family history tools, the upcoming web-centric issue, and Family Tree University's Winter 2014 Virtual Conference.
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In this episode:

Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke


Lisa's newest book is available at ShopFamilyTree.com: Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse.
 

From the Publisher's Desk: Genealogy at RootsTech

Allison Dolan
 
Allison and Lisa catch up on the genealogy conference scene live from the RootsTech exhibit hall.

News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad

Diane Haddad
Ancestry.com offers a wealth of genealogical data: 31,000 databases with more than 9 billion historical records, to be exact. Diane discusses ideas to make the most of this popular online resource from her blog post:
 
 6 Simple Ways (3 Are Free) to Use Ancestry.com

Top Tips: Online Genealogy

Family Tree Magazine Editor Diane Haddad provides a sneak peek at the March/April 2014 issue, with a special focus on online genealogy. This issue features guides to 20 popular genealogy websites, including Ancestry.com, MyHeritage, FindMyPast and others honored on Family Tree Magazine's annual 101 Best Websites list.
Subscribers will receive the issue in mid-February 2014, and it hits newsstands March 11. Keep an eye open for the issue at ShopFamilyTree.com.

101 Best Websites: FamilySearch.org

Lisa chats with FamilySearch's Brian Edwards about the latest developments on FamilySearch.org, the free genealogy website of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Sponsor Spotlight: Backblaze

 
Founder and CEO Gleb Budman explains how to back up all varieties of genealogy files using the Backblaze online backup service.

Family Tree University Crash Course: Winter 2014 Virtual Conference 

Online Editor Tyler Moss joins Lisa to discuss how to participate in the upcoming
Family Tree University Winter 2014 Virtual Conference.

Listen to Lisa Louise Cooke's Genealogy Gems and Genealogy: Family History Made Easy podcasts on iTunes and visit her website for great research ideas, podcast episodes and videos.
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