Bend Genealogical Society, Deschutes County, Oregon

Bend Genealogical Society

Deschutes County, Oregon

Featuring

Thomas MacEntee

Genealogist & Speaker at National Conferences

 

BGS Spring Seminar

April 24-25, 2015

Thomas MacEntee

What happens when a “tech guy” with a love for history gets laid off during The Great Recession of 2008? You get Thomas MacEntee, a genealogy professional, who’s also a blogger, educator, author, social media connector, marketer, network builder and more.

Learn more about Thomas by visiting
his web sites.

Community of over 3,000 family history bloggers:   GeneaBloggers

Today’s technology for tomorrow’s genealogy: Hack Genealogy

Thomas’ Business Website:

High-Definition Genealogy

Do you want to say, WOW!!  ̶  I learned a lot?
Come to the BGS Spring Seminar!
Thomas will WOW! you through four Seminar presentations.
Applicable for all genealogists - beginners and more advanced.
Learn to work “smarter” instead of “harder.”
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7 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists –
Who said genealogy and the hunt for your family history has to be expensive? Just as in any other industry, there are some tricks to getting the best deals and bargains in the genealogy marketplace. With 7 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists you’ll learn the tricks, and also how to think like a savvy, frugal genealogist!
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You Use WHAT for Genealogy? Wonderful Uses for Unusual Tools —
Have you ever wondered if you’re missing out on how some genealogists are using tools such as Evernote, Microsoft Word or Excel, Google and more? Learn what’s hot in the world of apps and websites and how YOU can start using them!  
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After You’re Gone: Future Proofing Your Genealogy Research  —
Have you ever considered what will happen to your years of genealogy research once you’re gone? Learn how to ensure that your hard work carries on. Through a combination of planning, common sense, and new technologies, we’ll review how to create an action plan for preserving your genealogy research.
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Managing the Genealogy Data Monster —
It is so easy to let the large amounts of data involved with genealogy overwhelm you — to the point that family history research is no longer fun! Learn how tackle the three main problem areas of genealogy data: research data, project data and file data, so you can put the FUN back in your research!

“Meet Thomas” on Friday, April 24, from 5:00 7:00 p.m.
All-day Seminar with 4 presentations above
Saturday, April 25, from 9:00 a.m. To 4:00 p.m.
(Lunch is included in the cost)
Cost:  $60 for BGS members  —  $75 for non-BGS members

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