Author Archives for Michael Booth

Vote for RootsMagic in the “2013 About Genealogy Readers’ Choice Awards”


About.com Genealogy is the highest-ranked single contributor genealogy site on the internet.  Kimberly Powell, the curator, does a terrific job keeping it up-to-date with the latest news and tips as well as detailed and valuable lessons and how-to articles.  If you aren’t already familiar with this resource, you owe it to yourself to check it […]

New Year’s Resolutions for 2013


Happy New Year!  With 2012 behind us, let’s look ahead to the new year and some of our goals and resolutions for 2013. New Devices 2012 saw us expand new platforms and devices including our My RootsMagic online publishing and RootsMagic for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.  Like you, we know how important it is to have your […]

2012 in Review


Where did the time go?  In accordance with our annual tradition here at RootsMagic, we’d like to look back on this past year and review some of our accomplishments with you, our users.  And don’t forget to check back on Tuesday as we present our 2013 New Years’ Resolutions with a peek at our plans for […]

RootsMagic App for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch


One of the most common questions we’re asked is, “When can I get RootsMagic on my phone or tablet?”  The answer is, “Today!”  We’re pleased to announce the official release of RootsMagic for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch; a free companion app to our RootsMagic desktop genealogy software. Your Family Tree at Your Fingertips Now […]

Most Interesting Family History Picture and Story


Some of you have been patiently awaiting the results of our “Most Interesting Family History Picture and Story” contest.  We apologize for the delay.  We had to contact each of the winners and then, frankly, we got so caught-up in other things that we forgot to tell you, our blog readers, who won. We started […]

Vote Now for the Most Interesting Family History Picture and Story


We had a tremendous response to our “Most Interesting Family History Picture and Story” contest.  We were overwhelmed with the love and pride that people felt for their family histories.  It was a very hard job, but our panel of judges narrowed the list down to 8 pictures and stories.  Yes, originally we were going […]

Have an interesting family history picture? Win a Flip-Pal Mobile Scanner!


Do you have photos, drawings, quilts, or even coins and jewelry that you would like to digitally preserve for your family history?  If so, are you familiar with the Flip-Pal mobile scanner?  The Flip-Pal is a compact, cordless, battery-powered scanner that uses patented flip-and-scan technology to scan photos safely while they are still in the album […]

Visit the RootsMagic Cyber Cafe at FGS


The Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) is holding their annual conference this week, August 29-September 1, 2012 in Birmingham, Alabama.  Of course, we will be there in the exhibit hall to meet customers, answer questions, and show-off our latest new features. Just as we did last year, we are pleased to sponsor the RootsMagic Cyber […]

More RootsMagic Classes now available on CD


Hopefully, you’ve been able to attend one of our free online classes (webinars).  If not, don’t worry- we’ve recorded them and made them available to view or download online.  Still, we’ve had many requests to make the recordings available in a convenient CD format.  We’ve had a tremendous response to our RootsMagic Webinars on CD, […]

RootsMagic Treasure Hunt Winners


The RootsMagic 2012 RootsTech Treasure Hunt is now over.  We wanted to thank the bloggers who placed clues on their sites: Becky’s Grace and Glory (Becky Jamison), DearMYRTLE (Pat Richley-Erickson), Elyse’s Genealogy Blog (Elyse Doerflinger), Food.Family.Ephemera (Gena Philibert Ortega), GeneaBloggers (Thomas MacEntee), Genealogy Gems Podcast (Lisa Louise Cooke), Genealogy’s Star (James Tanner), Genea-Musings (Randy Seaver), Granite Genealogy (Sue Maxwell), Renee’s Genealogy Blog (Renee Zamora), Ruth’s […]

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