Monthly Archives: June 2016

10 Ways to Avoid Common Genealogy Mistakes (Tuesday’s Tip)

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

Genealogy is not something that can be done from start to finish in a weekend or even a year of weekends. It is, however, an enjoyable activity that is done by millions of people. While you enjoy doing your family research, I am sure you would like your family tree to be as accurate as possible. Here are 10 ways […]

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Becoming a Professional Genealogist: My Journey – Part 3

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

I pursued my education plan as described in Becoming a Professional Genealogist: My Journey – Part 2, moving closer to my retirement. It was now time to proceed to the next step in launching my small business–I needed to build a support team. But first and foremost, I needed a name for my company. I wanted a name that people […]

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Becoming a Professional Genealogist: My Journey – Part 2

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

In my prior post, “Becoming a Professional Genealogist: My Journey – Part 1”, I gave a brief overview of how I arrived at my decision to transition to a professional genealogist. Now that I decided, I had to determine what I needed to do to make that happen. My first thought was education. I knew I needed to improve my […]

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Becoming a Professional Genealogist: My Journey – Part 1

Posted by: Eileen A. Souza

I want to say right upfront—there is no one right way to achieve this goal. I decided to write this series of posts because I found that I am frequently asked what one needs to do to become a professional genealogist. If you think you are skilled in genealogy research, have a good grounding in running a small business, then […]

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