Genealogy Blogging Events Week of January 25 – February 1, 2013

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Here is a list of events and goings-on in the world of genealogy blogging. Here’s what is happening in the coming week:

Daze of the Week!

Some of you may have noticed that in each Genealogy Blogging Beat we now feature national holidays and some of the more offbeat holidays. Here are some dates next week to look out for so you can plan your blog posts for next week:

  • January 25: Burns Night (Scotland)
  • January 26: Admission Day (Michigan – US), Australia Day (Australia Day), Republic Day (India), Wolf Moon
  • January 27: Catholic Schools Week begins (US), International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Thomas Crapper Day
  • January 28: Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day, Challenger Space Shuttle Explosion Anniversary, Data Privacy Day, National Kazoo Day (US)
  • January 29: Admission Day (Kansas – US), Curmudgeon’s Day, Freethinker’s Day, National Puzzle Day (US)
  • January 30: Inane Answering Message Day, Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Birthday (US)
  • January 31: First Social Security Check Issued (US), Jackie Robinson’s
    Birthday (US)
  • February 1: Black History Month begins (US), Bubble Gum Day, Columbia Space Shuttle Explosion Anniversary,  Library Lovers’ Month begins (US), National Freedom Day (US), Spunky Old Broads Month (US), Working Naked Day (US)

Happy Blogiversary!

Geneabloggers Happy Blogiversary

If your blog anniversary is coming up soon, make sure it gets on our GeneaBloggers calendar! Remember to send your blog anniversary info to GeneaBloggers.

Genealogy Conferences and Events

Conference Keepers

Conference Keeper is the resource to help you keep track of upcoming conferences on the national, state and local level! You can also learn more about call for paper and exhibitor deadlines and more! GeneaBloggers is proud to partner with Conference Keeper to make sure the genealogy community has the latest information on genealogy and family history related conferences in one convenient online location.

Genealogy Webinars This Week

GeneaWebinars

For more information on genealogy webinars check out GeneaWebinars where you can follow the latest news about upcoming genealogy webinars offered throughout the online genealogy community. Thanks to DearMYRTLE for all her hard work in making this resource available!

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About Thomas MacEntee

What happens when a “tech guy” with a love for history gets laid off during The Great Recession of 2008? You get Thomas MacEntee, a genealogy professional who’s also a blogger, educator, author, social media connector, online community builder and more. Thomas was laid off after a 25-year career in the information technology field, so he started his own genealogy-related business called High Definition Genealogy. He also created an online community of over 3,000 family history bloggers known as GeneaBloggers. His most recent endeavor, Hack Genealogy, is an attempt to “re-purpose today’s technology for tomorrow’s genealogy.” Thomas describes himself as a lifelong learner with a background in a multitude of topics who has finally figured out what he does best: teach, inspire, instigate, and serve as a curator and go-to-guy for concept nurturing and inspiration. Thomas is a big believer in success, and that we all succeed when we help each other find success.