One of the neat things about genealogy is variety of things you can learn. These top ten posts cover some topics you might expect (spoiler alert: DNA), but also some surprises. Let's take a look at the top ten posts from this year (based on readership).
Ancestry and FamilySearch are two of the most popular websites in genealogy. But did you know that they aren't actually sources? Here's why — and what it means for your research.
Those shaky leaves can point us to some good records, but there's something about them that you absolutely need to know.
Professional organizer and genealogist Janine Adams shared some great advice on how to get all that paper under control.
Make those hints work for you, instead of you endlessly chasing them.
I know you're trying to be helpful, but did you know that even when you get the book back in the right place, you could be doing more harm than good? Here's why.
Professional genealogist Kathleen Brandt of a3Genealogy shared her strategy for getting through that brick wall, including what she requires her clients to do when they have such a problem.
Blaine Bettinger, the Genetic Genealogist, gave a great overview on getting started with DNA and how to not get overwhelmed with all of those matches!
Many of us knew that the end of microfilm from FamilySearch was coming, but we didn't quite expect it this quickly! Here's what it means for our research, especially during this transition before everything in the vault has been digitized.
"They're just in it for their ethnicity pie chart!" While that's true for many people who take a DNA test, that isn't necessarily a bad thing for genealogy as a whole.
How can you know which subscription newspaper site is the best? Here's how you can tell (and save yourself some money in the process).
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