Author Archives for Bruce Buzbee

Tip: Get Research Help with RootsMagic and GenSmarts


Have you ever stared at your RootsMagic screen wondering where to look next (or maybe even where to start)? There are so many record types and websites to search that you aren’t even sure where to begin.  Or maybe you are a seasoned genealogist who just wants to make sure you don’t overlook anything.  Did you […]

RootsMagic Webinars are Now Indexed


One of the free training options we provide for RootsMagic is our free online classes (webinars).  Not only are all of our webinars free, but you can watch them anytime, day or night.  Just go to the RootsMagic Webinars page, select the one you want and start watching. But one of the biggest issues is that […]

Our Best Holiday Offer Ever


With the holidays coming up, we often get requests from our users about buying copies of RootsMagic to give as gifts to their family or friends.  In what has become an annual tradition, RootsMagic owners can buy discounted copies of our software to give as gifts. Ten Years of Holiday Specials! It’s hard to believe this is our […]

Sharing Sources Between RootsMagic and FamilySearch Family Tree


As the only TreeShare+ certified program, RootsMagic is the only software certified to share sources with FamilySearch Family Tree.  We’ve gotten a lot of questions about this great feature, so we’ve created a short (12 min) video that shows exactly how to do this.  But let’s start with a quick overview first. Sharing Sources with […]

RootsMagic Introduces Problem Alerts


As I teach RootsMagic classes or webinars, I’m surprised how often somebody will say “I didn’t know that feature was in there”.  One such “unknown” feature is RootsMagic’s problem list.  The existing problem list (found at Tools > Problem Search > Problem List) scans everyone in your file to try and find any potential data […]

RootsMagic Wins Two 2013 About.com Readers’ Choice Awards


The awards keep coming in.  Just 3 months after winning its 4th straight GeneAward for Best Genealogy Product of the Year, RootsMagic has won not one, but two 2013 About Genealogy Readers’ Choice Awards! After a month of nominations and voting by the community, RootsMagic received awards for: Best Genealogy Software (Windows) for our RootsMagic software, and […]

Special Holiday Offer Ends December 20th


Our special holiday offer continues through December 20th.  With the holidays coming up, we often get requests from our users about buying copies of RootsMagic to give as gifts to their family or friends.  In what has become an annual tradition, RootsMagic owners can buy discounted copies of our software to give as gifts. Brand New Version 6! […]

RootsMagic 6 – Free Online Publishing at My.RootsMagic.com


We released our new RootsMagic 6 software last week with an impressive list of new features.  One of our goals with this new release was to make it easier for you to share your information online with your family. With that goal in mind, we’re pleased to offer our new My RootsMagic free hosting service […]

New RootsMagic 6 Software Released


Latest Version of Genealogy and Family Tree Software Now Available to the Public SPRINGVILLE, Utah. — November 19, 2012 — RootsMagic, Inc. today announced the official release of RootsMagic 6, the latest version of the award-winning genealogy software which makes researching, organizing, and sharing your family history easy and enjoyable.  With this release comes an […]

What Are Research Logs and Why Should I Use Them?


What is the Difference Between To-Do Lists and Research Logs? A to-do list is just that… a simple list of things you need to do. It might be writing a letter, making a phone call, looking up a date, or any number of other things. A research log on the other hand is a list […]