Contest: Win a JPASS from JSTOR

Enter the JSTOR JPASS Giveaway this week - win a one-month JPASS valued at $19.50 USD!

To celebrate the new series of columns at JSTOR Daily by Genealogy Roadshow host D. Joshua Taylor, GeneaBloggers and JSTOR have teamed up to give away a one-month JPASS!

What is JPASS? JPASS gives you access to more than 1,800 academic journals on JSTOR. If you don’t have access to JSTOR through a school or public library, consider JPASS your personal digital library.

Read Josh’s first JSTOR Daily article The Genealogy Factor: Graveyards & Gravestones to see how you can use JSTOR for your genealogy and family history research!

The JPASS prize is a $19.50 value and here is what you get:

  • Access everything in the JPASS Collection
  • Read the full-text of every article
  • Save up to 10 article downloads (PDFs) to keep forever

Click here to enter today!

And then take JPASS for a test drive! Visit and sign up to get three complimentary downloads!

A Blogging Contest at Crestleaf – Guess My Family Heritage Blogathon Contest

Enter the Guess My Family Heritage Blogathon Contest at Cresteaf and you could win a $150 Amazon gift card!

[Editor’s Note: We received this announcement from our friends at Crestleaf. Remember that enter a blog post in a contest is a good way to not only increase traffic but to attract new readers to your blog!]

Crestleaf is Giving Away $250 in Amazon Gift Cards to Three Lucky Winners!

It’s that time again: time for another fun genealogy blog contest! And this time Crestleaf is giving away Amazon gift cards totaling $250 to three very lucky participants (gift card values: $150, $50, $50)! If you have an old family photo and a blog, then you have everything you need to enter to win the “Guess My Family Heritage Blogathon Contest.”

Not only is this blogathon beneficial when it comes to interacting with your blog readers, but posting old photos of your ancestors could help you learn something new about your family, and even help others connect their ancestral dots and identify long-lost relatives to add to their family trees.

Click here for more information at Crestleaf and find out how you can enter!

NEW! GeneaBloggers Favorite Family Photo Competition

Enter the GeneaBloggers Favorite Family Photo Competition and use a favorite photo to tell a story - you could win a free photo restoration from Repixl

Faded photographs of family members from long ago. Their stories live on in your heart and in your memory. Now is the time to preserve both photos and stories while sharing them with other family members.

Repixl is offering a new (and FREE) Photo Stories platform that allows you to upload a photo and then provide the story behind the photo. The process of submitting a story is so easy that Repixl is hosting an exciting competition – your entry could win a free photo restoration valued at £8.99 ($13.24 USD). Click here to visit the new Photo Stories page at Repixl to get started.

How to Enter

Visit the following link, and submit your photo & story:

There is no limit to the number of photo stories that can be submitted per person in the GeneaBloggers Favorite Family Photo Competition.

The competition ends at 12:00 noon Central (GMT -6) on Monday 13th April 2015. Winners will be announced on Friday 17th April.

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