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The Daily Genealogist: Genealogical Interviews with Relatives

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Lynn Betlock
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The Weekly Genealogist Survey
Last week's survey asked about publishing your family history. 3,849 people answered the survey. More than one answer could be selected. The results are:
•    48.4%, I have put together an informal notebook or informally bound printout for myself, my family, or others.   
•    16.0%, I have written one or more articles about my family history for a genealogical society or family association newsletter.   
•    4.3%, I have written one or more articles about my family history for a genealogical magazine (American Ancestors, Family Tree, Family Chronicle, etc.)   
•    3.0%, I have written one or more articles about family history for a peer-reviewed journal (Register, TAG, NGSQ, etc.)   
•    5.3%, I have published a book of family photos (or other images) through an online service such as Shutterfly.com.   
•    1.7%, I have written a full-length book, which I have produced myself by working directly with an online publisher/printer such as CreateSpace or Lightning Source.   
•    4.9%, I have written a full-length book, which I have produced myself by working directly with a commercial book printer.   
•    1.1%, I have written a full-length book, which one or more vendors or freelancers (designer, editor, indexer) has helped me self-publish.   
•    1.0%, I have written a book and published it with a traditional publisher (NEHGS, GPC, etc.).   
•    10.5%, I have written about my family history for an enewsletter, blog, or website.   
•    1.4%, I have written a family history and published it as an e-book.   
•    39.4%, I have not yet written my family history but would like to do so.   
•    12.2%, I do not intend to write my family history.   
This week's survey asks about conducting genealogical interviews with relatives. Take the survey now!

Posted by Jean Powers at 03/06/2014 11:57:55 AM | 


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