Contest: Win a JustaJoy.com Full Membership for Family Heirloom Hunting

Win a JustaJoy.com Full Membership for Family Heirloom Hunting

A New Contest from GeneaBloggers and JustaJoy.com!

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Have you heard of JustaJoy.com? I’ve known the owner, Joy Shivar, now for over five years and her business concept is simple, yet at the same time just plain amazing! What if there were a way for you to be alerted about family heirlooms that come up for sale that might be part of your genealogy research? Sort of like Google Alerts for family heirlooms!

Want to see what I mean? Visit JustaJoy.com and in the sidebar, search for one of your surnames. Here is what I found for my Austin line – you’ll be amazed as I was!

Enter the JustaJoy.com Membership Contest this week and you could win a membership to JustaJoy.com and receive email alerts about heirlooms related to your surnames. We’ll select five (5) winners!

This is a $20 value and you could win if you enter by 11:50 pm CDT on Sunday 3 April 2016.

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Contest: Win a Shotbox Portable Light & Photo Studio valued at $200

Enter the Shotbox Portable Light & Photo Studio Contest this week and you could win a Shotbox Deluxe Bundle valued at $200!

A New Contest from The Family Curator and Shotbox!

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This week we are highlighting an amazing new product, the Shotbox Collapsible Tabletop Photo Light Studio which Denise Levenick, The Family Curator, has brought to our attention. You can read Denise’s review of Shotbox here on The Family Curator website to get an idea of how useful this product can be for documenting your family heirlooms and more!

shotbox tabletop photo light studio

Here are some highlights of Denise’s review:

  • Digitizing family photos, documents, and artifacts can be a challenge.
  • After 15 years spent shuffling camera, tripod, and lights to digitize my family photos and memorabilia, I’ve stopped fussing and found a way to focus on efficiently photographing the keepsakes in my family archive.
  • Stop fussing with cameras and scanners. Start focusing on getting a great digital image.
  • The Shotbox Collapsible Tabletop Photo Light Studio creates a perfectly lit environment for digitizing family memorabilia, newspapers, bound materials, and artifacts using your smartphone or digital camera.
  • The innovative Sidekick camera mount offers hands-free support to capture front-view images perfect for:
    • Digitizing documents, books, photos, memorabilia
    • Cataloging artifacts, photographing collections
    • Creating styled images for food and craft blogs
    • Snapping pictures for online product sales

Enter the Shotbox Portable Light & Photo Studio Contest this week and you could win a Shotbox Deluxe Bundle! We’ll select one (1) lucky winner.

For more information on Shotbox click here. And use the promo code CURATOR20 to save $20 on your order!

Here’s what one lucky winner will receive:

  • Shotbox multi-use Tabletop Light Studio
  • SideShot and light cord
  • Backdrop Kit (white, black, green, blue)
  • Power Cord
  • Deluxe Tote

This is a $200 value and you could win if you enter by 11:50 pm CDT on Sunday 13 March 2016. Giveaway contest open to U.S. Residents only; fulfilled by Shotbox, will be shipped to U.S. Address only. Click here to enter!

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Contest: Win a Family Photo Triage Package from Maureen Taylor – The Photo Detective

Enter the Family Photo Triage Contest this week and you could win an amazing bundle including a live photo consultation with Maureen Taylor – The Photo Detective, an assortment of books and guides, and a $109 Amazon gift card!.

A Family Photo Triage Contest from Maureen Taylor – The Photo Detective!

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Is it your time? Are you the chosen one? Did one of your relatives just designate you as the keeper of the precious family photos? NOW WHAT DO YOU DO?

photo triage pledge

As Maureen Taylor recently stated in her Photo Triage – Take The Pledge post, “Before you panic, step back from the problem. You’re not alone. It’s a common challenge.” You need a plan. You need resources.”

Maureen Taylor - The Photo Detective

Well, Maureen Taylor – The Photo Detective has you covered – with an amazing bundle of tools so you can get started on the best way to handle that treasure trove of family photos!

Maureen Taylor is a frequent keynote speaker on photo identification, photograph preservation, and family history at historical and genealogical societies, museums, conferences, libraries, and other organizations across the U.S., London and Canada.  She’s the author of several books and hundreds of articles and her television appearances include The View and The Today Show (where she researched and presented a complete family tree for host Meredith Vieira).  She’s been featured in The Wall Street Journal, Better Homes and Gardens, The Boston Globe, Martha Stewart Living, Germany’s top newspaper Der Spiegel, American Spirit,and The New York Times. Maureen was recently a spokesperson and photograph expert for MyHeritage.com, an internationally known family history website and also writes guidebooks, scholarly articles and online columns for such media as Smithsonian.com.

Enter the Family Photo Triage Contest this week and you could win an amazing bundle including a live photo consultation with Maureen Taylor – The Photo Detective, an assortment of books and guides, and a $109 Amazon gift card!. We’ll select (3) three winners!

Here’s what one lucky winner will receive:

  • A live Photo ID Help consultation ($50.00 value)
  • Searching For Family History Photos: How to Find Them Now ($15.00 value)
  • Photo Preservation Quick Sheet ($8.00 value)
  • A State by State Guide to Finding Family Photographs Online ($3.00 value)
  • Victorian Hats: A Coloring Book ($10.00 value)
  • Victorian Alphabet Coloring Pages ($5.00 value)
  • Amazon Gift Card ($109 value)

This is a $200 value and you could win if you enter by 11:50 pm CDT on Sunday 14 February 2016. Click here to enter!

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