Mocavo Search Widget Contest


GeneaBloggers is giving away a one-year Mocavo Plus subscription PLUS a  Flip-Pal® mobile scanner to one lucky winner courtesy of Mocavo! Here’s how you can win:

  1. Add your site to to the Mocavo index. You can do so by submitting it at
  2. Once you’re in the index, add a Mocavo widget to your site. The instructions for doing this are both on the Mocavo Widgets page and at the Mocavo FAQ page.
  3. You must keep the Mocavo Widget displayed on your site through June 12, 2012.
  4. Use the entry form below and provide your contact information.
  5. That’s it – you’re now entered to win!

The contest runs through 11:59 PM CDT on Monday, June 11, 2012, and a winner will be announced here at GeneaBloggers on Tuesday, June 12, 2012.

See complete contest rules here.

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT: I was contacted by Mocavo to learn more about the Mocavo widgets. In addition, I was given the opportunity to give away a Mocavo Plus subscription and a Flip-Pal® mobile scanner in a contest of my own design and execution. To review the other material connections I have with genealogy vendors, please see Disclosure Statements.

©2012, copyright Thomas MacEntee

RootsMagic Treasure Hunt

[Editor’s Note: we received the following information from our friends at RootsMagic and GeneaBloggers is proud to participate in the RootsMagic Treasure Hunt.  See below for more information on how you can win!]

It’s been a tremendous last few months here at RootsMagic. We’ve been busy with the new releases of Personal Historian 2 and RootsMagic 5. We’re also excited to participate in one of the largest genealogy events in North America- RootsTech!

We want to celebrate these momentous events with you, our loyal users! And what better way to celebrate than with a treasure hunt where you could win one of many prizes including an iPad 2!

Online Treasure Hunt

We’ve partnered with 15 of the best and brightest genealogy bloggers who will be reporting at the RootsTech conference. Each blogger will place one of 15 clue words on their website

From Thursday, February 2 through Wednesday, February 8, 2012, visit for a complete list of the blogs where the 15 clue words can be found. Visit each blog, collect all 15 clue words, and you could win software, prizes, or an iPad 2!

Enter at RootsTech or at Home

Once you’ve collected the clues there are two ways to enter. The first is at the RootsTech conference itself. Pick up an entry card at the RootsMagic booth (#224) in the Exhibit Hall. Write the clue words on the back of the card and return it to the RootsMagic booth in the Exhibit Hall by Saturday, February 4 at 1:20 pm. At that time, we will hold the prize drawings. You must be present to win.

We didn’t want those who aren’t able to attend RootsTech in person to feel left out so we’re holding a second drawing and giving away more prizes including a second iPad 2. To enter this drawing, visit anytime between Thursday, February 2 and midnight MST on Wednesday, February 8, 2012. Fill out the online form to be entered into the second drawing. You may enter both drawings but one entry per person, per drawing. Winners will be picked at random and notified via e-mail by Friday, February 10, 2012.

Remember, the treasure hunt doesn’t begin until this Thursday. Good luck!

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Disclosure:  Please see Disclosure Statements for more information on my material connection with genealogy vendors and organizations. 1940 US Census Contest Winners

Congratulations to the following winners of the recent 1940 US Census Contest here at GeneaBloggers:

Thanks to all those who participated!

Disclosure statement: I was contacted by to learn more about the 1940 US Census images at In addition, I was given the opportunity to give away several membership in a contest of my own design and execution.  To review the other material connections I have with genealogy vendors, please see Disclosure Statements.