Genealogy Organization Bootcamp Online Course

Whip Your Research into Shape

If you struggle with keeping your research organized (and who doesn't?) this month-long workshop will provide you with the tools you need to get it done! Sign up for this 31-day genealogy organization to get hands-on instruction and tips you can start using immediately.

Each week, you'll get tips and tools that will start you on the right foot so that you'll get results fast. Along the way, you’ll discover plenty of resources and tips that you can use to stay on track throughout the month and achieve success throughout the year!

Course runs January 1st - 31st, 2019

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Take the Month-long Challenge!

In this month-long online course, you’ll get the tools and encouragement you need to bring order to your research chaos. Each week, you’ll get resources for organizing your physical and digital results, plus plenty of ideas to organize your research process, from setting achievable goals to keeping track of your results. You'll discover how to make good decisions while sorting and buid up a plan of attack for each week.

Finally, you'll wrap up the 31 days with plenty of tips for staying on track and preventing distractions from derailing your research.

Who should take this course

You’ll love Genealogy Organization Bootcamp if you:

  • have a lot of genealogy “stuff” strewn around that you want to organize
  • inherited someone else’s family archives or old photos
  • struggle to find research you’ve done in the past
  • get distracted or derailed when researching

This month-long workshop will provide you with plenty of resources for achieving your organization black belt through 31 days of organization tips that cover a wide range of commitment, so you can make progress even on hectic days when you’re short on time.

What you’ll get

  • 31 days of daily actions you can take to help you make real progress
  • plenty of resources that you can download for your personal use
  • expert advice and tips from genealogy researchers and organization pros
  • discussion boards where you can get support and share your achievements
  • new organization habits that you can incorporate into your research process
  • …and a lot more! See below for the Genealogy Organization Bootcamp outline


Week 1: Organize What You Have

Chances are, you have a lot of genealogy “stuff” that’s piled up and making your research more complicated. In this week’s lessons, you’ll get resources for wrangling the chaos, whether it’s physical or digital (or both).

Week 2: Organize Your Research Strategy - Set Goals

This week, you’ll set yourself up for successful research by learning how to set smart, achievable goals and how to break them down into a research plan.

Week 3: Organize Your Research Process

This week, you’ll get some great time-saving search tools and strategies so that you get better results in half the time.

Week 4: Organize Your Results

It’s all too easy to lose track of what you’ve researched and what you haven’t. This week, you’ll learn how to build a research log you’ll actually use.

Week 5: Keep Your Research on Track

In the final days of the month, you’ll focus on how to stay on track by avoiding distractions and by turning what you’ve learned into strong organizational habits.

About Your Presenter

Gena Philibert-Ortega holds a Master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies and a Master’s degree in Religion. Presenting on various subjects involving genealogy, women’s studies and social history, Gena has spoken to groups throughout the United States and virtually to audiences worldwide. Gena is the author of hundreds of articles published in genealogy newsletters and magazines and of several books, Putting the Pieces Together and Cemeteries of the Eastern Sierra (Arcadia Publishing, 2007) as well as From the Family Kitchen (F + W Media, 2012). Her current research interests include social history, community cookbooks, signature quilts and researching women’s lives.

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SKU Q0273
Product Type Course
Author/Speaker/Editor Gena Philibert-Ortega
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