How do you keep track of the various projects or to-do lists in your genealogy? Do you fill sticky notes with ideas about what to do next or get overwhelmed with all of the thoughts running through your head? Google Keep is my new favorite productivity tool and it might be just what you need to organize your genealogy life. Think of it as a place to keep all of your sticky notes - electronically. You can access Keep on the web at keep.google.com, install and use the Keep Chrome browser extension, and/or download the Keep mobile app on your...
Are you taking advantage of the tools Ancestry DNA has provided to discover and track your cousin matches? If not, read on and discover three tools on the website that are often overlooked and can greatly aid your DNA research. Tool #1: Add a note To illustrate I'm using my first cousin's DNA match (with permission) to show you how effective and easy this can be. The screenshot below shows the information displayed on my cousin match page. Notice that I have clicked on the star to turn it gold, signalling it as a "favorite." For me this means...
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