You can learn a lot from a good webinar! A webinar is a seminar that takes place online. This means that you can watch a webinar from your home, and without having to travel to a specific location. Some webinars cost money, while others can be viewed for free.
MyHeritage is a well known genealogy website that offers some of features to users for free. Among those “freebies” are some of the webinars that it has started producing. Registration is required if you want to attend a webinar when it is first released.
If you are unable to attend, you can view the full content of many of their webinar on the MyHeritage website. Not all of them are available to be viewed after the webinar is first released. The best way to find out about upcoming webinars is to check out the MyHeritage blog.
Getting Started with Your Family History features the US Genealogy Advisor for MyHeritage, Schelly Talalay Dardashti. In the webinar, she discusses the importance of family history research. She also provides hints and tips for where to begin. This webinar is perfect for beginning family historians, and may also be good for seasoned genealogists who want to shift their focus to family history.
5 mistakes to avoid with event dates features MyHeritage Head of Genealogy UK, Laurence Harris. He notes that deciphering the dates you see in records can be confusing. This is especially true for records that use uncommon date formats.
Guest Webinar: AJ Jacobs on the Global Family Reunion is, as you can tell from the title of the webinar, one that was guest hosted by AJ Jacobs himself. He is the man behind the World’s Largest Family Reunion. The webinar was created before the event took place.
Discover Your Military Ancestors features two of MyHeritage’s experts. One is MyHeritage Head of Genealogy UK, Lawrence Harris. The other is MyHeritage Director of Content Production, Mike Mansfield. In the webinar, they provide hints and tips for searching through MyHeritage’s military record collections (which are available in SuperSearch).
Enriching Your Family Tree: Photos, records, and more! is a webinar that was produced in 2014. It is about ways to enrich your family tree. The webinar demonstrated how to add multimedia, save and extract information from record and SmartMatches, and personalize the family tree that you put together on MyHeritage.
This is a webinar that will be useful for those who are using MyHeritage. The advice might be specific to the MyHeritage website, and not something that can be extrapolated for use on other genealogy websites.
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