Holiday Special Contest! Over $2500 in Genealogy Goodies

Enter the Holiday Special Contest at GeneaBloggers with over $2,500 in prizes from MyHeritage, Ancestry, FindMyPast and more!

Here at GeneaBloggers, we LOVE contests and love being able to give some neat genealogy stuff away to your readers. Well, we’ve put together the BIGGEST contest ever – and just in time for Christmas!

Holiday Special Boot Camp

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So why are we at GeneaBloggers having a contest? To celebrate a HUGE event coming up on Saturday, 29 November 2014: the Holiday Special Boot Camp. What is it? Well it is an online genealogy educational event where you can learn tips and tricks to help your genealogy research! Click here to learn more and click here to register for the free Webinar!

Prizes Worth $2,500

The prizes in the Holiday Special Contest are amazing thanks to the generous support of the prize donors. Take a look at this list!

  • MyHeritage Premium Plus and Data Plan package – 1 year subscription  (valued at $249)
  • Backblaze online backup solution subscription (valued at $50)
  • fold3 membership (valued at $79)

and more! You could win one or more of these prizes! We’ll draw separate winners for each prize on Saturday 29 November 2014 and announce the winners live at the Holiday Special Boot Camp.

This contest is NOT limited to just those in the United States either! Most of the prizes are digital or memberships so they can easily by sent to the winners via email!

Enter the Holiday Special Contest Today!

Remember to click here to enter and once you’ve entered, make sure you tell your friends . . . you earn extra entry tickets for each person you refer. And share the contest on Facebook and Twitter to earn even more entries!

©2014, copyright Thomas MacEntee. All rights reserved.

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.