Enter the MyHeritage Halloween Contest and Win a $240 Prize Package!

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Have you hit a ”dead end” when it comes to your family history research? Are you ”haunted” by ancestors just waiting to be found? What about all those obituaries and cemetery listings that seem to be hiding from you?

Here’s how to trick those elusive ancestors into giving up their information: click here to enter the MyHeritage Halloween Contest at GeneaBloggers and you could win a prize package valued at $240! Enter today and before 12:00 noon Central on Friday October 31st.  And don’t forget to share your special “link” with up to 10 friends – the more you share, the more entries you get and the better your chances of winning!

If you’re selected as the winner, you’ll receive a one-year FULL ACCESS subscription, which includes both the PremiumPlus Family Tree account and the MyHeritage Data Plan with access to records from around the world including NewspaperArchive.com. Click here for a list of collections available at MyHeritage.

©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee. All rights reserved.

Data Backup Day – A FREE Report and Win a 1TB External Hard Drive!

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Everyone loves a “two-fer,” right? We have a two-fer happening today: National Family History Month starts today and being the first of the month it is also Data Backup Day in the genealogy community.

So to mark this event, GeneaBloggers is offering “two” special items: a FREE PDF covering data backup issues for the genealogy AND a contest where you could win a 1TB external hard drive!

Genealogy Data Backup Report

To mark Data Backup Day, each month GeneaBloggers will publish a FREE PDF report – Genealogy Data Backup Report – filled with tips and advice on making sure that your genealogy data is secure. In the coming months, each report will contain reviews of external hard drives, USB flash drives, and cloud backup services. Also, we’ll provide easy-to-follow instructions on making sure you backup all of your genealogy data, like emails from other researchers, your Internet bookmarks and favorites and more . . .

Win a Western Digital 1TB External Hard Drive

But wait, there’s more! How would you like a chance to win Western Digital My Passport Ultra 1TB Portable External USB 3.0 Hard Drive?  That’s a $99 USD value and you’ll have plenty of space for your genealogy data including scanned photos and documents, research files and more.

Click here to enter and remember that the contest ends on 7 October 2014. Don’t forget that you can earn an additional entry in the contest when you send the contest page to a friend – just follow the instructions on the contest page!

The winner will be announced at 12pm CDT on Wednesday 8 October 2014.

©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee. All rights reserved.

Mocavo Contest: Memories of Mom on Mother’s Day

Memories of Mom Contest at GeneaBloggers

Thanks to Mocavo, you can get FREE access to all the records at Mocavo this Mother’s Day weekend! That’s right, starting Friday 9 May 2014 at 10:00 am MDT through midnight Monday 13 May 2014, the entire Mocavo site with all its databases and records is yours to access! Play the video below for a quick tutorial of how the Mocavo site works:

Enter the Memories of Mom Contest

In addition, Mocavo has a special contest just for GeneaBloggers readers: enter using the form below and you could win a one-year subscription to Mocavo Gold valued at $100 USD. There are many ways to enter including Twitter, Pinterest and Facebook and you can enter more than once!

Click here to enter the contest using Pinterest – you’ll need to first upload a photo of Mom to one of your Pinterest boards and then complete the form.

The winner will be announced right here at GeneaBloggers on Tuesday 13 May 2014. Enter today and good luck!

©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee