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The Big Genealogy Blog Book

4.55 of 5 stars 4.55  ·  rating details  ·  11 ratings  ·  5 reviews
The ultimate companion for genealogy bloggers! This book is filled with ideas and tips so you never have writer's block again. Learn how to expand your audience and get more interaction. Discover new topics to share your family history and start genealogy discussions. Perfect for bloggers in all levels of genealogy including beginners, professionals and societies. Take you ...more
Kindle Edition, 73 pages
Published (first published November 5th 2011)
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Caroline Pointer
I SO could have used this book when I started blogging. Seriously. With The Big Genealogy Blog Book, Amy Coffin, my friend and colleague, brings to the genealogy blogging world a great resource that has been sorely missing.

With over 2000 genealogy blogs listed at, you might think, "Does the world really need another genealogy blog?" In her new e-book, Amy successfully tackles this question and many others that surround the genealogy blogging world.

Amy Coffin is the author of th
Jan 27, 2012 Fiona rated it 5 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: family history bloggers
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This book is one of the essential 'how to' manuals for genealogy bloggers. From the very beginning, Amy Coffin writes in a very supportive, encouraging manner, making the novice blogger feel confident.
The mechanics of actually setting up a blog are not covered, and who can blame the author? With the rapid changes to blogging platforms, any advice would have been outdated before the book was finished. That being said, Amy points the reader to Blogger and WordPress and mentions the wealth of onlin
Amy's book doesn't tell you how set up a blog or create a post, but it does show you the numerous ways a blog can support your genealogy efforts. And, she provides lots of fabulous prompts for topics that not only make you look at your research in different ways, but help you find interesting ways to tell the stories of your ancestors. It's a very handy reference that will soon be full of bookmarks and highlights for post ideas.
An excellent book which provides essential encouragement, tips, ideas and prompts in the creation and "maintenance" of a genealogy blog. Thoroughly recommend it.
A wonderful how-to book for all things genealogy blogging. If you are a genealogist, no matter what level, you need this book.
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