Chapter 9

Blogging Your Genealogy: Sites, Software, and More

Cousin Bait. That’s what Amy Coffin, MLIS and genealogy blogger at, calls her blog posts (see Figure 9-1). If you want to cast your nets for possible connections in your genealogy, a regular blog is a great way to do it. It’s also an excellent place to share your research problems and genealogy happy-dance moments to other genealogists around the world. Blogs can truly be one of the most important tools for your genealogy research!


FIGURE 9-1. Amy Coffin of We Tree Blog writes to attract more cousins.

Bill West, whose blog West in New England is at ...

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