March 2010 Podcast Show Notes

March 2010 Podcast Show Notes

The March 2010 episode of our podcast is a census extravaganza to go along with our May 2010 issue. Editor Allison Stacy talks about the 2010 census and our back issues on CD, and Managing Editor Diane Haddad talks about the new hit NBC show "Who Do You Think You Are?" Take a tour of's interactive census records, and learn how to preserve your family Bible in Safe Keeping with Grace Dobush.

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In this episode:

  • Editor’s Desk with Allison Stacy
  • News from the Blogosphere: “WDYTYA?”
  • Top Tips: Everybody Counts
  • 101 Best Web Sites:
  • Family Tree University Crash Course
  • Safe Keeping: Family Bibles
  • Action Items

Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

The Editor’s Desk with Allison Stacy

Lisa chats with Allison about the census excitement at Family Tree Magazine.

News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad

Diane talks about the new genealogy themed TV series “Who Do You Think You Are?” airing on Fridays at 8:00 p.m. on NBC. Check out our WDYTYA? Insider page here. Listen to Lisa Kudrow on the Genealogy Gems Podcast here.

Top Tips: Everybody Counts

In today’s Top Tips segment we talk about the evolution of census questions with David A. Fryxell, author of the article Everybody Counts featured in the May 2010 issue of the magazine.

101 Best Web Sites:

Lisa talks with Justin Schroepfer, marketing director at, about their its interactive census collection.

Family Tree University Crash Course

Allison and Diane share census secrets from their recent online webinar, Online Census Secrets.

Safe Keeping with Grace Dobush

Grace gives advice on preserving your family Bible — and the valuable information contained in it.

Action Items

Have fun climbing your family tree!

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