Genealogy Blogging Events Week of October 26 – November 2, 2012

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Here is a list of events and goings-on in the world of genealogy blogging. Here’s what is happening in the coming week:

Scanfest

Scanfest will not be held in October and will return to AnceStories in November.

Data Backup Day – November 1

Don’t forget that the first day of each month has been designated as Data Backup Day – and here are some great resources to get you started. Post about how you backup your data (or don’t backup your data) and we’ll carry your post here at GeneaBloggers on November 1st!

Daze of the Week!

Some of you may have noticed that in each Genealogy Blogging Beat we now feature national holidays and some of the more offbeat holidays. Here are some dates next week to look out for so you can plan your blog posts for next week:

  • October 26: Mule Day (US), National Frankenstein Day
  • October 27: Make a Difference Day, National Tell a Story Day (UK), Navy Day (US)
  • October 28: Feast of St. Jude, Mother-in-Law Day, Reformation Sunday
  • October 29: Internet Day
  • October 30: Create a Great Funeral Day, National Candy Corn Day
  • October 31: Halloween, National UNICEF Day, Samhain
  • November 1: All Saints Day, National Authors Day, National Men Make Dinner Day
  • November 2: All Souls Day, Cookie Monster Day, Plan Your Epitaph Day

Happy Blogiversary!

If your blog anniversary is coming up soon, make sure it gets on our GeneaBloggers calendar! Remember to send your blog anniversary info to GeneaBloggers.

Genealogy Webinars This Week

For more information on genealogy webinars check out GeneaWebinars.

Appearances By GeneaBloggers Members

For a listing of speaking engagements by genealogy bloggers, along with their profiles and available presentations, visit GeneaSpeak.

GeneaBloggers on Facebook

Check out the Facebook page for GeneaBloggers (http://www.facebook.com/Geneabloggers) and click LIKE in order to follow the latest news and events related to GeneaBloggers on Facebook.

52 Weeks of Abundant Genealogy

52 Weeks of Abundant Genealogy is a series of weekly blogging prompts (one for each week of 2012) that invite genealogists and family historians to highlight those genealogy resources for which they are thankful. This is also a way to mention a favorite site or tool to others and if you don’t already utilize that resource, you’ll be able to follow the blog posts that help you understand why the resource is important!

You do not have to be a blogger to participate. If you do not have a genealogy blog, write down your thoughts on your computer, or simply record them on paper and keep them with your files.

  • Week 44: Genealogy Conferences. What was your best genealogy conference experience? Why is it so memorable in your mind? Who hosted the event? What did you learn from this experience? How does it impact your genealogy research today?

This week’s prompt runs from Sunday, October 28, 2012 through Saturday, November 3, 2012.

GeneaBloggers Calendar

And don’t forget to check out other upcoming events at the Geneabloggers Calendar. This is the same Google calendar that has been in existence for quite some time. And if you subscribe to the calendar you’ll receive email reminders of events.

© 2012 copyright, Thomas MacEntee

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