How to Find Great Genealogy Blogs

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Genealogy blogs contain a wealth of information. Finding these blogs can be tricky at times. Consider these tips for finding great genealogical research information.

 

 

Topix

You can search genealogy blogs or any topic at Topix.

  1. Go to Topix.
  2. Create an account, and set up your profile. Topix will provide links to news based on your location.
  3. Enter genealogy blogs in the search field on the top right.

On the same page as the search results for "genealogy blogs," you will see an advanced search box, where you can narrow your search:

Google Blog Search

With the Google search engine, you can search genealogy blogs:

Google Alerts

Google Alerts delivers genealogy news to your in-box. This is a great way to find recent blog posts.

Set up a genealogy news alert:

  1. Go to Google News.
  2. Sign in with your Gmail account.
  3. Scroll down the page to "News for you."
  4. Enter genealogy in the search box.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Select Always for genealogy.
  7. Click Done.

Geneabloggers

Connect with many active bloggers on Geneabloggers, a powerful networking community.

Networked Blogs

Search from among 500,000 different blogs on Networked Blogs.

  1. Go to Networked Blogs.
  2. Enter genealogy in the search field.

3. Click Enter.4. Choose the blog you want to follow:

Twellow

Twellow will link you to Twitter users. Many genealogists on Twitter also blog. Be sure to check out each profile and tweets to make sure you choose credible people to follow. You will usually find Twitters link their blogs to their profiles. They also tweet blog posts regularly.

  1. Go to Twellow.
  2. Log in with your Twitter account (Create a profile here so others can find you).
  3. Enter genealogy in the search field.
  4. Click Search.

You will be able to follow anyone you choose right from Twellow.

Please share your own ideas for finding genealogy blogs. Have fun finding connections!

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