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I blog about my ancestors but how do I keep track of what I've posted without searching my blog?

Here's what I do : I did a post on January 19, 2014 about my Third Great Grandfather Edward C. Lewis.  I then selected my post and did a print to PDF and saved it in my Genealogy notebook under the Lewis surname.  Then I went to Edward in Legacy and attached the PDF to the Blog Event/Fact that I created.




This is Edward's information.

Edwards Individual Information screen.  Under the Event/Fact you see an
Event/Fact Blog Post {where the green arrow is}.

This is what the Event/Fact looks like.  It includes the name of the
Blog and the date it was posted.
You can add an image by clicking on the image icon
{the icon with the green box around it}.

Select add media and then document.  Select the document you want
linked to your Event/Fact.

Now when I want to see what I have already posted about Edward on my blog I just have to go to his Blog Post Event/Fact and to the linked document and I don't have to search my entire blog looking to see what I have.  And this is a great backup of your blog posts.

I wonder what the letter C will bring us tomorrow??

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How I Use Evernote for My Genealogy.

NOTE: 2 Feb 2014 -- Link updated to shared notebook

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Today I did a Google+ hangout on air about Evernote for Genealogy.   Once I watched the video I saw that I was not a very good cameraman!

Hopefully this will clear up any questions you may have.





How I use Evernote for my genealogy.

I use Evernote to store everything including my genealogy research.
You want to use Evernote in a way that makes sense to you.  Tags, notebooks, no tags or no notebooks; do whatever works the best for you.
Notebooks (the blue box)
Notebooks are sorted alphabetically so if there are notebooks you want at the top of your list you can use ! or @ or ~ in front of your notebook title.  In my image, for example, I have my INBOX notebook with an ! in front to keep this notebook at the top of the list.  I use a ~ to keep my GENEALOGY notebook stacks together.  I have an ARCHIVE notebook and in front of that I put an x to keep it at the bottom of …