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Data Backup Day – Win A 4GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive!

Data Backup Day March Madness Contest!

For the next upcoming Data Backup Day – March 1, 2009 – create a post at your geneablog about either a data loss you experienced with your research data or what you’ve done to prevent data loss. One participating blogger’s name will be selected at random and awarded the following prize:

Kingston Data Traveler 4GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive*

I will order the flash drive from Amazon on Monday, March 2nd for delivery to the address specified by the winner.

* or comparable USB flash drive not to exceed $15 in value

Contest Rules:

– participants do not need to be a member of Geneabloggers Group on Facebook but they do need to author a genealogy or family history-related blog

– participants must create a blog post with Data Backup Day in the post title and describe their own data loss experience or steps they’ve taken to prevent data loss

– then add a comment here with a link back to your post

– winner will be selected at random using a web-based random name selection application

– winner will be notified via e-mail on Monday, March 2, 2009

– winner may make a substitution of any other USB flash drive (due to Windows vs. Mac OS, etc.) with value not to exceed $15 US

Check out the Geneabloggers Calendar for more information.

16 thoughts on “Data Backup Day – Win A 4GB USB 2.0 Flash Drive!

  1. Hello,
    I have a WordPress blog. How do I back up a blog? So far I’ve been making sure I have Word Documents of the text from my posts but this is clearly starting to look insufficient now that I have about 70 multimedia posts (smile).

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  3. This is an update backup post to one I did in August for a Geneablogger Carnival.

    I had a backup lost back in the floppy disks days and was determined not to have that happen again!

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