Family Tree Maker: 2011 Webinar Tonight

Posted by Tana L. Pedersen on September 15, 2010 in Family Tree Maker, Webinars

Tonight at 8:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time the experts at Family Tree Maker are holding a free webinar to discuss the features in the latest version of the software. You’ll learn how to: Use Smart Stories—a new narrative tool to help you create and share family stories. Create new fan charts. Dress up your charts using photographs Read More

How Knutson Became Newton

Posted by Jeanie Croasmun on September 1, 2010 in Webinars

Sometimes I get a story from an member that’s just so wonderful I have to share it. The following, from Kathy Kennard, fits that description perfectly:  “My great-grandfather, Hans Knutson, came from Norway and, according to family history, had a bit of a lisp. When he told the officials his name, they understood him Read More Celebrates Memorial Day

Posted by Heather Erickson on May 25, 2010 in Collections, Webinars

Memorial Day is right around the corner. It’s a time to remember the military heroes that fought for America’s freedom and reflect on those sacrifices made for our country. And what better way to honor them than by locating your military ancestors within historical record collections so that their legacy can live on for generations Read More

Family Tree Maker Webinar Rescheduled

Posted by Tana L. Pedersen on March 17, 2010 in Family Tree Maker, Webinars

Previously we announced that the Family Tree Maker team would be holding an Advanced Topics webinar on March 24th. This webinar has been rescheduled for May 19th. We would like to apologize for an inconvenience we’ve caused and also thank all of you who have already registered and submitted questions. We hope you’ll be able Read More

Family Tree Maker Webinar on June 16th

Posted by Tana L. Pedersen on March 12, 2010 in Family Tree Maker, Webinars

If you’ve mastered the basics of Family Tree Maker and you’re ready to learn more, join us for a free webinar on June 16th at 8:00 pm Eastern Daylight Time. Watch as the experts demonstrate some of the advanced features available in Family Tree Maker 2010. You’ll learn how to work with the Web Merge feature, Read More

Card Catalog questions from the October 2009 Search Webinar

Posted by Laura Dansbury on November 2, 2009 in Collections, Webinars

Thank you for your participation in the search strategies webinar. We had a wonderful turnout with thousands of comments and questions. We answered as many questions as time allowed. We have a list of the questions asked during the webinar and we’ll be posting answers to the most popular questions and topic areas.

There were many questions about the card catalog and about topics that can be researched using the card catalog.

Thanks to everyone who joined us for the search webinar

Posted by on October 16, 2009 in Webinars

Hi everyone Thanks to those who joined us for the Search webinar on Wednesday. We had more than 10,700 members registered for the event, which is a record ever for We also appreciate all of the great questions. In total, we had over 1,500, so unfortunately, we’re not going to be able to address these all Read More

Reminder about tonight’s webinar on Search Strategies

Posted by on October 14, 2009 in Webinars

Hi Everyone, I’d like to remind everybody that we will be running a free webinar on the best Strategies for Searching this evening at 8:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time. This webinar is designed for beginning to intermediate members of To attend the webinar, please register here. We’re delighted that we already have more Read More