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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

RootsTech Results and One More Chance to Win an iPad


To say that the RootsTech conference was a success would be a great understatement. Thanks to all of you who came by to learn about RootsMagic 5 and Personal Historian 2, ask questions, or just say “Hi”.  The conference had the highest-attendance of any North American genealogical event in recent memory.  For those of you […]

Win an iPad in the RootsMagic 2012 RootsTech Treasure Hunt!


It’s been a tremendous last few months here at RootsMagic. We’ve been busy with the new releases of Personal Historian 2 and RootsMagic 5. We’re also excited to participate in one of the largest genealogy events in North America- RootsTech! We want to celebrate these momentous events with you, our loyal users! And what better […]

Coming soon: You could win an iPad from RootsMagic!


It’s been a tremendous last few months here at RootsMagic.  We’ve been busy with the new releases of Personal Historian 2 and RootsMagic 5 and now that we have a chance to breathe, we feel like celebrating with you, our loyal users!  And what better way to celebrate than with a treasure hunt where you […]

New Year’s Resolutions for 2012


Welcome to 2012!  With 2011 in the rear-view mirror, let’s look ahead to 2012 and some of our goals and resolutions for the coming year. New Platforms The technology world is changing, and we are working hard to keep up with those changes.  For the past several years, we’ve been laying the groundwork to bring RootsMagic (and […]