Posts Tagged ‘webinars’

Social Media Images: Explained in the October webinar!

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  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…

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Classes and Research Trips in the September webinar!

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  The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) is pleased to announce the September 2018 webinar, “Using Classes and Research Trips to Expand Your Membership,” presented by Pat Stamm, a long-time leader in genealogy education. Societies are always looking for ways to expand their membership. One of the best ways is to offer benefits. Two potential…

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August Webinar: What’s Your Education Plan?

The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) is pleased to announce the August 2018 webinar, “Building an Education Plan for Your Society,” presented by Cari A. Taplin.   Most genealogical societies foster education in the field of genealogy. Having an education program outside of the monthly meeting can build membership, develop volunteer relationships, and give greater educational…

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An 1890 Census Replacement Project could be your societies’ next big thing!

The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) is pleased to announce the April 2018 webinar, “1890 Census Replacement Project: Creating a Genealogically Relevant Project for Your Society,” presented by Dina Carson. Our 1890 census project yielded: a searchable list of 1890 residents, a county-wide research guide, every-name indices of original sources, and a book. Yours could…

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Preservation techniques featured in the March FGS webinar

The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) is pleased to announce the March 2018 webinar, “Preserving Your Societies Historical and Genealogical Records,” presented by Melissa Barker. Many genealogical societies are fortunate enough to be in a position to collect and house genealogical records. Most of the time, these records are donated to the society with the…

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FGS February webinar to feature Amy Johnson Crow on “Creative Thinking”

The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) is is pleased to announce the February 2018 webinar, “Breaking Out of the Box: Creative Thinking for Your Society,” presented by Amy Johnson Crow, CG, MLS. Doing the same thing over and over isn’t just boring. It could strangle your society. Look at some ways to get the creative…

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“An Unlikely Society Ally” – the first of the 2018 FGS Webinar Series

  The Federation of Genealogical Societies is ringing in the 2018 Webinar Series with, “An Unlikely Society Ally – the Board of Tourism,” presented by David E. Rencher: Nearly every community has a Board of Tourism whose purpose is to attract visitors to come to their locality and spend money! Genealogists have an incredible key…

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Last Webinar of 2017: Creative Programming for Small Societies

The Federation of Genealogical Societies will be closing out 2017 with a don’t-miss webinar, “Creative Programming Options for Small Societies,” presented by FGS President Rorey Cathcart. Small and rural societies face unique programming challenges they must overcome to give their members maximum benefit for their dues. Learn about programming options to consider when you’ve exhausted…

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November 2017 FGS Webinar: Building Bridges Between Societies

The November 2017 FGS Society Management webinar will feature Kim Ashford, who will present “Building Bridges Between Societies.” Learn how the German-American Genealogical Partnership was created, the lessons learned, and how working with other societies can strengthen and excite your membership. Kim Ashford enjoys membership in multiple genealogical societies. She is one of the founders…

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