Attracting Distant Members

Some ideas on attracting distant members to your society or association

Distant members are people who are researching our geographic areas, but do not live here. They are an untapped resource offering many opportunities even for the smallest society. By taking advantage of free and low-cost online platforms, we can attract distant members and give them the ability to actively participate in the society. The tools described here offer some suggestions for making this…

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The Living Book of the Dead

Sometime back I wrote a column for the Graveyard Rabbit Online Journal discussing a cemetery inventory project I’m working on. The point being made in this article is that this project, like many family history projects, will never be “finished”. There will always be more research and new information to add. But, thanks to today’s electronic publishing options, that’s not a problem. Find out why . . . Continue reading “The Living Book of the Dead”