Organize Your Genealogy
You are not far into your research when you realize you desperately need to organize your genealogy research!
You have digital files, paper files, AND photographs. Information on your ancestors can quickly become overwhelming!
Taking time at the beginning of your genealogy adventure - I mean research! - to set up your organization system will save you time in the future. You will immediately be able to find previously researched files. That leaves more time for genealogy research!
What is the best way to organize your genealogy files? The best organization system is one you will use. I recommend starting with the post What You Need To Know To Organize Your Genealogy.
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You know you should create a genealogy research plan for finding your ancestors, but are you wondering “How?” Maybe you’re really wondering “Why?”. Do you really need to create a genealogy research plan? Maybe you are having flashbacks to those high school term papers! I have to tell you our high school teachers were on to something! Why You Want To Create a Genealogy Research Plan Creating your genealogy research plan will: Keep you on track – and off those rabbit trails – when actively researching. Make you more efficient in your research. Save you time as you search for those ancestors. Genealogy research plans do not have to be…
I get it. Genealogy research can be hectic and busy and overwhelming all at the same time. There is always more research to do and not enough time to get it all done, and at the end of the day, sometimes it feels we have a pile of documents and notes we do not know how to bring into some order to record our research. You crave a simple resource that offers a way of taking the disorganization overwhelm out of your genealogy research. You want an all-in-one planner that allows them to be purposeful with their research time, money, and resources, to focus on their long term research goals while…
Genealogy research takes time. No one will deny that. One clue leads us to the next and the next and we just keep researching. We break through one brick wall only to be confronted by another time consuming brick wall. A “quick look up” turns into 2 hours of researching….. Dinner is late again! Yes, genealogy research does take time. But…. Are you utilizing good time saving research techniques and apps? Time Saving Apps For Genealogy Researchers Your best time timing research tool is your genealogy research plan. We have discussed in other posts the importance of being clear on your research objective to ensure research success and efficiency. Now…