Using genealogy blogs to find information and resources for your own family tree is a great idea. Genealogy blogs like Blog Some Genealogy provide you not only with great information about genealogy, but they also point you in the right direction for finding new resources for researching your genealogy. This week I’d like to talk about how to find and use these blogs to help you create your own pedigree.
First of all you need to know how to find genealogy blogs to work with. The first option that you have is to use Technorati to find blogs about genealogy. To use Technorati simply go to their site and enter the search phrase “genealogy” in the search box. This will bring up a list of options for your to browse through. To find blogs that are related to genealogy you will need to click on the tab labeled “Blogs.” If you don’t click on this tab you will simply be browsing through a list of blog postings that had the word “genealogy” in it.
Your second option is to conduct a keyword search for “genealogy blogs.” This is a very effective search method that will produce a lot of great options for you. You can narrow down your search by including keywords that relate to the type of genealogy blog that you are interested in.
After you have found genealogy blogs to work with, your next step will be to browse through the information in the blogs. You will want to look for references about genealogy tools and resources. You may also want to read through the blog posts to see if you can mine important information on how to find hard to find information on relatives.
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