2008 Year in Review: Episode 7

By Family Tree Editors
Calendar on a desk

Highlights from this episode include genealogy gifts, top tips for making the most of Google, hints for interviewing relatives over the holidays and more.

Ep. 7, December 2008

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In this episode:


The Editor’s Desk with Allison Stacy

Allison looks at the year in review at Family Tree Magazine:


News from the Blogosphere with Diane Haddad

Lisa and Diane chat about her recent blog articles on:

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Top Tips: Your Guide to Google

Lisa and Allison talk about how to make the most of Google, with highlights from Allison’s article “Your Guide to Google”  in the January 2009 issue.


Best Websites: GeneTree

Lisa chats with Matt Cupal, president and chief operating officer of GeneTree, where you can discover your family through DNA, and connect with others to share and preserve family history.


Best of Family Tree Magazine

Sunny McClellan Morton talks with Lisa about her article “Get ‘Em Talking” from the March 2008 issue of Family Tree Magazine.  Sunny discusses five great techniques for getting reluctant relatives to open up.


Your Host: Lisa Louise Cooke

Lisa Louise Cooke

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.

Have fun climbing your family tree!