Contest: Win a Copy of How to Archive Family Photos

Enter the Win a Copy of How to Archive Family Photos this week and you could win a FREE copy of this amazing book. Are you sitting on a pile of family photos or perhaps sets of negatives and slides? Would you like to learn how to scan and digitize photos, keep them organized, and then use the photos in your family history? Or even learn how to make gifts and other items using family photos?

The new book How to Archive Family Photos by Denise May Levenick is filled with tips, tricks and clear instructions on finally getting your out-of-control family photo collection under control! Read my review of How to Archive Family Photos here.

Enter the Win a Copy of How to Archive Family Photos this week and you could win a FREE copy of this amazing book. We’ll select three winners and each winner can choose the paperback or e-book version.

This is a $25.99 value and you could win if you enter by 12:00 pm CDT on Friday 8 May 2015. Click here to enter!

Contest: Win a 6-month Membership

Win a FREE 6-month U.S. Discovery Membership to

At, we often receive items from vendors in the genealogy world to promote products, services and even television shows! Well the folks at TLC, host of Who Do You Think You Are?, were generous and recently sent a press kit for the show – a press kit filled with goodies!

One of these goodies is a FREE 6-month U.S. Discovery Membership to valued at $99 USD. You can WIN this great prize by entering our latest contest here.

Note: you will have to do a little sleuthing in order to enter. First, click here to check out the Unofficial Guide to Ancestry and scroll down to the Product Description. Write down the number of pages in the book – you’ll need that number to enter the contest!

And once you’ve entered, return to the contest and share that “lucky link” URL via social media and send to friends. You’ll receive FIVE additional entries for each friend who uses your link to enter the contest!

Enter by 12;00 noon on Friday 1 May, 2015. We’ll announce the winner at 2:00pm on Friday 1 May 2015 on the GeneaBloggers page on Facebook.

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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!