January 2012 Podcast Episode Notes

January 2012 Podcast Episode Notes

Finding living relatives, verifying data from online family trees, and an interview with Daniel Horowitz, Chief Genealogist at MyHeritage.com. Plus: Using Facebook to find out more about your ancestor's hometown.

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In this episode:

Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa has a new book available at Family Tree Shop: The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox. It’s available both in print form and as a digital download.

News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad

Diane gives the scoop on recent news in the genealogical community, including Ancestry.com’s plans for 2012 and the celebrities scheduled to appear on Season 3 of NBC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” Read more at the Genealogy Insider blog

Top Tips: From the February Issue

Managing Editor Diane Haddad returns to share tips from the February 2012 issue of Family Tree Magazine.

101 Best Websites: Evernote 

Lisa and Online Community Editor Kerry Scott discuss why Evernote is an ideal tool for genealogists. You can learn more about Evernote and a variety of other genealogy topics by attending Family Tree University’s Spring 2012 Virtual Conference.

Family Tree University Crash Course: Organize Your Family Archive

Denise Levenick from The Family Curator shares tips from the her recent Organize Your Family Archive webinar.

Social Media Minute

Kerry Scott returns to talk about the one thing you can do to make it much easier to connect with fellow genealogists online. Facebook, Twitter and Google+ are among the most popular social media sites for genealogists to connect.

The Publisher’s Desk with Allison Dolan

Allison takes you behind the scenes at Family Tree Magazine and tells us about the January’s Ultimate Get Organized Collection.

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.