MyHeritage DNA Featured on Fox and Friends Television Show

MyHeritage DNA was featured recently on Fox and Friends

[Editor’s Note: We just received notice from MyHeritage that their new product MyHeritage DNA was featured on the Fox and Friends show! Don’t forget that we’re running a MyHeritage DNA Contest right now here at GeneaBloggers – click here to enter!]

On the Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017 broadcast of Fox and Friends – a morning news show broadcast nationally in the United States – MyHeritage DNA was the focus as three of the show’s hosts learned their recent DNA test results.

Host Steve Doocy learns his heritage:

Here’s the segment on host Brian Kilmeade‘s test results:

And host Ainsley Earhardt is told the results of her test:

And then Aaron Godfrey, Vice President of Marketing at MyHeritage, appeared in a follow-up segment:

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Click here to learn more about the MyHeritage DNA product.

©2017, copyright Thomas MacEntee. All rights reserved.

Getting Started with DNA and Genealogy Boot Camp – Saturday, 25 March 2017

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Getting Started with DNA and Genealogy Boot Camp – Saturday, 25 March 2017

I have a confession to make. I’ve done several DNA tests (AncestryDNA and 23andMe), but I really haven’t made an effort to start using the information for genealogy research. Also, when I took my first test, I wasn’t sure if I selected the right one so I just went with the basic test. This all happened in late 2014 and early 2015.

Fast forward to 2017, and so much has changed in the DNA landscape. One of my personal and professional goals for this year is to really “up my DNA genealogy game” and make a solid commitment to not only using the test data I already have, but also venture out with different tests and also connect with other testers.

Want to join me on this journey? Well, I thought the best way to make some progress was to host some DNA genealogy boot camps and to work with someone who is an expert in the field. If you’re ready (I know I am!) you can join me and DNA expert Mary Eberle for our first event entitled Getting Started with DNA and Genealogy Boot Camp on Saturday, 25 March 2017.

You’re not going to believe the amazing LOW PRICE of this educational opportunity PLUS the topics we’ll cover. I’ll be your host and moderator while Mary lays it all out for us AND answers your questions live during each webinar.

Topics

  • Introduction to Using DNA for Genealogy Research
    Presented by: Mary Eberle

Want to start using DNA for genealogy research but want guidance on the best approach? Received your DNA results and want a better understanding of them? This talk covers DNA basics, available tests, where to test, and how to develop your DNA testing plan.

  • Using Autosomal DNA for Genealogy Research
    Presented by: Mary Eberle

Autosomal DNA (atDNA) provides the most useful information for most genealogists.  Learn how to analyze your atDNA test results and how to find common ancestors with your DNA matches. 

You’ll receive over 3 hours of educational content for the low price of $25.99! You’ll also receive access to the recorded versions of each webinar and the handouts! Register by Monday, 20 March 2017 and receive $6 off the registration price for a low $19.99! Space is limited, and if you register but can’t attend, you’ll still receive the handouts, the freebies and access to the recordings!

Schedule

Saturday 25 March 2017
Duration: 3.5 hours (with a 30 minute break)

  • 11:00 am EDT / 10:00 am CDT
    Introduction to Using DNA for Genealogy Research
    Mary Eberle
  • 12:30 pm EDT/11:30 am CDT
    Break
  • 1:00 pm EDT /12:00 pm CDT
    Using Autosomal DNA for Genealogy Research
    Mary Eberle
  • 2:30 pm EDT / 1:30 pm CDT
    Closing and Thank You

Presenter Bios

Mary Eberle – Speaker

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Mary Eberle is an experienced genetic genealogist and a DNA expert. She’s a former patent attorney with extensive DNA experience. Mary began her work in the field of DNA research 30 years ago. She now owns DNA Hunters, LLC, which finds people’s biological parents and helps people understand their DNA results. Mary lectures on genetic genealogy throughout the country.

Thomas MacEntee – Moderator

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What happens when a “tech guy” with a love for history gets laid off during The Great Recession of 2008? You get Thomas MacEntee, a genealogy professional who’s also a blogger, educator, author, social media connector, marketer, network builder and more.

Thomas was laid off after a 25-year career in the information technology field, so he started building his own genealogy-related business called High Definition Genealogy. He’s also created an online community of over 3,000 family history bloggers known as GeneaBloggers. His most recent endeavor, Hack Genealogy, is an attempt to “re-purpose today’s technology for tomorrow’s genealogy.”

How To Register

Ready to join in this great educational event? Here are the details on the registration process:

  • Click HERE to register. Once you register you will need to make payment via Paypal. You do not need a PayPal account to make payment.
  • IMPORTANT: If you use a different email address for Paypal than your normal email address PLEASE LET US KNOW! We need a valid working email to send you reminders and the follow up materials after the webinar! Email us at hackgenealogy@gmail.com.
  • Once payment is processed and received, you will receive a confirmation email. You will also receive “reminder” emails 1 day and 1 hour before the start of the Boot Camp. IMPORTANT: save this link – it is your only access point to the live event!
  • Within 24 hours of the start of Boot Camp, you’ll receive the links to the handouts so you can review them before we start.
  • After the webinar, all registrants will have access to the recording for personal use. The recording will be hosted on Vimeo and a password will be required to access the video pages.

Questions? Email us at hackgenealogy@gmail.com.

Terms and Conditions

Please read the Terms and Conditions for all Hack Genealogy Boot Camp events before you pay and register! Click here for more information.

©2017, copyright Thomas MacEntee. All rights reserved.

UPDATE: Living DNA Discounts Now Available for UK, Canada and Australia

Excited - New Deals at Genealogy Bargains

Yesterday, we posted an exclusive offer from Living DNA with a $60 USD discount on their new Living DNA test kit, reducing the price from $159 USD to $99 USD – the same price offered last week to those attending RootsTech. Click here to read the details of the Living DNA test and how it can help you with your genealogy, especially if you have British heritage.

Due to the overwhelming response and feedback from residents of the UK, Canada and Australia who were unable to take advantage of the sale, we’ve negotiated a further discount for non-US residents!

Non-US Discounts on Living DNA

Good news! Due to an overwhelming response, Living DNA's recent offer is now available to those in the UK, Canada and Australia!

Here are the discounts now available for those in the UK, Canada and Australia. Note: supplies are limited as detailed below – these are expected to sell out quickly!
  • UK: regularly £120 GBP, now just £99 GBP (only 200 tests available)
  • Canada: regularly $199 CAD, now just $159 CAD (only 100 tests available)
  • Australia: regularly $199 AUD, now just $159 AUD (only 100 tests available)
Use promo code HDGEN217 when purchasing and you must use this link here to access this deal!

Note: discount percentages may seem different than the US offer, but there are considerations for logistics, taxes and other issue according to Living DNA.

Disclaimer: All prices and offers are subject to change. Some items may be sold out and have limited inventory. Also check to see if you have automated purchase settings enabled, such as Amazon Buy with 1-Click: it is your responsibility to make sure you are getting the correct price for an item before you check out and finalize the transaction.

Disclosure statement: I have material connections with various vendors and organizations. To review the material connections I have in the genealogy industry, please see Disclosure Statement.

©2017, copyright Thomas MacEntee. All rights reserved.