Social Media Images: Explained in the October webinar!

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Amy Johnson Crow will dive into social media and blog images in the FGS October webinar.


The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) is pleased to announce the October 2018 webinar, “Finding and Creating Images for Your Blog and Social Media,” presented by Amy Johnson Crow.

Images in blogs and social media help attract attention and increase sharing. Learn how to find free images and create your own (even if you’re not a designer).

This webinar will be held on Thursday, October 18, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. Central Time, and will be recorded for viewing on the FGS website shortly after its conclusion. Please register in advance.


About the Speaker

Amy has over twenty years of genealogical experience, and is a nationally recognized speaker on a variety of topics; she is also host of the new Generations Cafe podcast. Amy says, “I help family history enthusiasts with practical advice so they can make more discoveries and have more fun doing it.” Amy is well known for her enthusiasm for genealogy societies, and has volunteered for several over the course of her career, including acting as the 2018 FGS Conference Marketing Chair.


Coming Up Next Month

Our November webinar will feature Jen Baldwin who will present “Online Collaboration: Managing Your Society Together.” Register now!

About the Webinar Series

Each month, the FGS Webinar Series features a new and interesting topic, ranging from recruitment and volunteer management to technology, publications, and working with your local tourism board.

Webinars are held on the 3rd Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. Central Time. The webinars are free to watch live, but advance registration is required. Regular updates will be shared via the FGS Voice blog, FGS Voice Newsletter, and social media.


Speakers interested in presenting topics should contact Jen Baldwin, Education Chair, at

Are you looking for a rewarding and beneficial way to volunteer? The Education Committee at FGS could use your expertise! Please contact Jen Baldwin at

1 Comment

  1. Tony Proctor on October 11, 2018 at 8:55 am

    Hi Amy. I’d certainly be interested in how “derivative works” — in this instance, new images created from parts found elsewhere — are handled under US copyright law.

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