Today, genealogy ranks second as a hobby only to gardening as the most searched topic online. According to recent market research, an estimated 100 million people spend over a $1,000 a year in search of their ancestors. Many of these family historians use online genealogy services to pursue their quest. This group of "pajama" genealogists is projected to grow by almost 40 percent in the next ten years. Seeking one's family history is exciting to people of all types, no matter whether they be experienced professional genealogists or just starting the adventure.
Tips and tactics to help you find:
- who your ancestors really were
- where your ancestors came from
- how they got to this country
- the truth about your "family stories"
- what is fact and what is myth in your families past
This book is designed to help genealogists of all types and at all stages in their search. There are several hundred tips, tactics, and online web links provided to help the beginner find the right path to get started or the experienced researcher to jump ahead to the next level.