Author Archives: Tony Hanson

Un-Conferences are alive and well at RootsTech 2012!

My “Genealogical Society Webmasters” group was small but motivated, vocal and very knowledgeable. We had an outstanding discussion about a wide variety of topics that are affecting us all. At the end we agreed to establish a closed FaceBook group … Continue reading

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The Conference Within The Conference

One of the features of RootsTech that really impressed me last year was their UnConference sessions. They set aside a few rooms and let people sign up to discuss a topic of their choice on a white board (at a … Continue reading

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DGS Members At RootsTech

The DGS will be well represented again at RootsTech. In addition to having a large group of members as attendees we also have two members who were selected as presenters. Both were presenters at the 2011 event as well. Kathleen Murray … Continue reading

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RootsTech II

It is hard to believe that almost a year has gone by since RootsTech 2011… being there was exciting, educational and motivating, and I, like many others, came home ready to try to make a difference in our on-line presence. … Continue reading

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Hardware & Software for the New Genealogist

A recording of the “Hardware and Software for Beginning Genealogists” presentation made by DGS Webmaster Tony Hanson at last October’s “Do You Know Who You Are?” workshop is now available on-line. See it now by clicking here. Be sure to … Continue reading

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Society Online Intellectual Property Ownership

Does your society own all of the intellectual property contained on your website? How do you know? When your society publishes a book, there usually is no doubt about intellectual property ownership.  But who owns the rights to the Surname Registry on your web … Continue reading

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January Technology SIG Meeting to Focus on Twitter

Join DGS Webmaster Tony Hanson at the next Technology SIG meeting to learn about Twitter: Understand how to read and send Tweets Learn how the DGS plans to use Twitter to expand its on-line presence Know how to use Twitter … Continue reading

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DGS Seeks Newsletter Editor

The Dallas Genealogical Society is looking for a motivated and qualified individual to act as the Editor of the DGS newsletter.  Become a part of our active Publications committee… See the job description for details.

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December Technology SIG Meeting

I hope that many of you are putting the finishing touches on your “Show ‘N Tell” project for this month’s  meeting. The $25 Fry’s Gift Card is eagerly waiting to meet its new owner… the runner up will receive a … Continue reading

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December eBlast Available

If you are not a member of the DGS then you are probably not aware that one of the benefits of membership is receiving this informative bi-weekly update. It is a great way to stay informed about local and regional … Continue reading

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