Janice Sellers nominated my blog for the Blogger Recognition Award. Thank you very much!
This award also has some rules to follow:
FOLLOWING THE RULES
Apparently there are a few “rules” for those who accept the award:
- Thank the blogger who nominated me.
- Write a post to show the award.
- Write a brief story on how my blog started.
- Share two pieces of advice for new bloggers.
- Nominate seven other bloggers for this award.
- Comment on each of their blogs to let them know they have been nominated for this award and provide a link to this post.
How I Got Started
On January 15, 2011, I attended a class at the California Genealogical Society led by Craig Siulinski to learn all the ropes to start a blog. I had spoken with him previously about it and was rattling around an idea in my head before coming to the class. So I had an idea and a title, and with Craig's help in setting up a blog in Blogger, it got started. I am forever tied to Janice Sellers because our blogiversary is on the same day (and the same day as long-time blogger, Dick Eastman. I decided to write about my grandmother's ancestors and so called it "Mam-ma's Southern Family." Mam-ma was what us grandkids called her.
Advice For New Bloggers
Before you start the blog, come up with a few ideas. If you have a nice list of possible topics, you'll keep it going. Will you write about genealogy in general? Will you write about one particular family line? Will you share photos from old albums?
Your posts don't have to be long. It's okay to either write long posts once a week, or write short ones more often. Get a calendar and plan out some of your posts. That will help keep you to a schedule.
Here are Seven Blogs I Enjoy Reading:
Jacqi Stevens A Family Trapestry
Michelle Ganus Taggart A Southern Sleuth
True Lewis Notes To Myself
Gena Philibert-Ortega Gena's Genealogy
Hope you enjoy them, too!
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