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!

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!