May 2011 Podcast Show Notes

By Family Tree Editors

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In this episode:

  • News from the Blogosphere
  • Top Tips: Old Photos
  • 101 Best Websites: Flickr
  • Safe Keeping: Digital Photos
  • Family Tree University Crash Course
  • Editor’s Desk with Allison Stacy

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. You can also get her Google Earth for Genealogy Volumes I & II for a special bundle price.

News from the Blogosphere with Genealogy Insider Diane Haddad

Diane gives us the inside scoop on what’s happening in the genealogy world:

Read more at the Genealogy Insider blog.


Top Tips: Old Photos

Photo Detective Maureen Taylor gives us tips on working with old photos. Visit the Photo Detective Blog and check out the Free Photo Detective Live Webinar.


101 Best Websites: Flickr

In celebration of National Photo Month, Lisa takes you on a tour of one of the most popular photo sharing websites, Flickr.

Safe Keeping: Digital Photos

Grace provides ideas for preserving your digital images. Check out these resources she mentioned:

Family Tree University Crash Course

Family Tree University instructor Nancy Hendrickson shares techniques taught in her class Digital Photography Essentials: Techniques to Capture and Preserve Your Family History.

The Editor’s Desk with Allison Stacy

Allison talks about some new resources at great savings:

Keep an eye out for special product bundles at Family Tree Shop every month.

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.