Genealogy Bargains Thursday, January 3, 2019

Research genealogy like a pro - Save 19% on Professional Genealogy edited by Elizabeth Shown Mills! See all the deals at Genealogy Bargains for Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

Today’s Genealogy Bargains – Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

UPDATED 4:00 am CST, Thursday, January 3rd, 2019

HANGOVER SALE! Family Tree DNA has EXTENDED its Holiday Sale a few more days PLUS don’t forget to enter the Amazon $100 Gift Card Giveaway!

NEW Genealogy Bargains!

  • NEW! Ancestry: Save 50% on US Discovery and World Explorer memberships at Ancestry! – LINK
  • NEW! Qroma: Save up to 50% on Qroma products including Qroma Tag, an amazing new way to use your voice to tag and organize digital photos!  LINK

Enter the Get Your Genealogy Stuff Organized Contest!

Enter the Amazon $100 Gift Card Giveaway at Genealogy Bargains this week and you could win a $100 Amazon gift card to use to get organized and declutter!

Enter the Amazon $100 Gift Card Giveaway at Genealogy Bargains this week and you could win a $100 Amazon gift card to use to get organized and declutter! We’ll select one (1) winner on Monday, January 7th, 2019 and announce the winner over at our Facebook page.

IMPORTANT: You get more entries if you follow us and like our Facebook page, and check out the deals at DNA Bargains! The winner will receive the following: One (1) Amazon Gift Card $100

This prize package is valued at $100 USD and you could win if you enter by 2:00 am CST on Monday, January 7th, 2019. Click HERE to enter!

Genealogy Bargains Categories

Here is a quick directory of deals available at Genealogy Bargains (click each link to jump to that location):

DNA Test Kits

New year and new prices for DNA test kits! Expect to see a few New Year’s sales, but for the most part prices should level back to their normal full price for the next few weeks. There are still a few “hangover” deals available today!

  • FINAL DAY! Family Tree DNAFamily Finder only $49 USD during Family Tree DNA Holiday Sale! Huge discounts on Y-DNA, mtDNA and bundles too! Sale extended through Thursday, January 3rd – LINK
  • 23andMe: While the 23andMe Ancestry Service test is set at its regular price of $99 USD on its website, you can save 30% and get FREE SHIPPING if you purchase the same test on Amazon . . . you pay just $69 USD! – LINK
  • Amazon: FREE SHIPPING for Amazon Prime Members on DNA test kits including 23andMe, AncestryDNA, Family Tree DNA, Living DNA and MyHeritage DNA.

  • AncestryDNA US: Get the world’s most popular DNA test kit – AncestryDNA – for just $99 USD – LINK
  • AncestryDNA Canada: Boxing Week Sale at AncestryDNA Canada Canadian residents get the world’s most popular DNA test kit – AncestryDNA – for just $79 CAD! You save $50 CAD off the regular price! – LINK
  • AncestryDNA UKGet the world’s most popular DNA test kit – AncestryDNA – for just £79 USD – LINK
  • Findmypast DNA: Findmypast DNA priced at $89 USD,
    $99 CAD, £79, €89 and $129 AUD LINK
  • Vitagene: Save up to 40% on Health Reports atVitagene.  Use your DNA test data from 23andMe, AncestryDNA and MyHeritage DNA! Click HERE to read my recent review! Health Report for diet, fitness & supplementation. Regularly $49 USD, now just $29 USD.

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Get Organized!

Save 82% on Organize Your Genealogy MEGA Collection at Family Tree Magazine! “If being an organized genealogist feels like a pipe dream, this collection is for you! This collection will provide a ton of tips and strategies on organizing all aspects of your genealogy - from setting goals and creating projects to setting up paper and digital organization systems, finding the best apps and tools to keep your projects on track, and even make more time for continuing your genealogy education, volunteering, and more. Each resource in this collection offers a different perspective and new tips that you can use to create an organization system that works for you.”

  • Amazon: Save 51% on Avery Acid-Free Sheet Protectors!  “Need a project organizer that lasts for the long haul? Protect documents, records, photos and more with these durable heavy duty sheet protectors.” Regularly $24.49 USD for a 100 count box, you pay just $11.99 USD plus get FREE SHIPPING if you have an Amazon Prime membership! – LINK
  • Amazon: Save 61% on DYMO Label Maker! “Hand-held and sleek, with battery powered portability, the DYMO LetraTag LT-100H Label Maker is the perfect way to keep your home organized.” Regularly $45.89 USD, now just $17.88 USD!  – LINK

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Books for Family Historians

Save 13% on new edition of Professional Genealogy: Preparation, Practice & Standards via Amazon

  • NEW! Amazon: Save 19% on Professional Genealogy: Preparation, Practice & Standards edited by Elizabeth Shown Mills – “In 2001 twenty-three genealogists collaborated to produce the first-ever textbook outlining professional standards and practices in the discipline of genealogy. Edited by Elizabeth Shown Mills, the groundbreaking Professional Genealogy: A Manual for Researchers, Writers, Editors, Lecturers & Librarians (ProGen) addressed not just genealogy sources but also strategies and analytical skills, best practices and standards for historical research, and how to conduct a genealogical business. It remains a go-to manual for genealogists. Now a new generation of genealogical educators have given the field an entirely new guide to the profession of genealogy–offering fresh insights and new specialties, grounded in more-solid standards and wider experiences and applications. In twenty-six chapters, written by twenty-two experts and edited by Elizabeth Shown Mills, Professional Genealogy: Preparation, Practice & Standards (ProGen PPS) is an invaluable resource for professional genealogists and students, as well as all family history researchers. “From genetic and forensic genealogy to ethics and contracts, business structures, marketing, writing, editing, and preparing books for press, ProGen PPS promises to inspire thought processes and ignite new discussions”(Billie Stone Fogarty, M. Ed. President, Association of Professional Genealogists).” Regularly $59.95, now just $48.59 USD, plus get FREE SHIPPING if you have an Amazon Prime membership. Click HERE to shop – via Amazon

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Educational Webinars and Online Courses

FREE RECORDING "DNA Rights and Wrongs: The Ethical Side of Testing" presented by Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL at Legacy Family Tree Webinars

  • Legacy Family Tree: FREE RECORDING DNA Rights and Wrongs: The Ethical Side of Testing, presented by Judy G. Russell, JD, CG, CGL – “Whose permission is needed to test a child or an adult unable to consent? Who owns our DNA? What can we disclose about a cousin who has tested? The rules of the road for the ethical challenges facing genealogists interested in using DNA evidence as part of their family history research. Learn the ethical rules that can guide us through many if not most of the situations in which we as genetic genealogists find ourselves.” Click HERE to view for free through Tuesday, January 8th – via Legacy Family Tree Webinars

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Genealogy Subscription Websites

This offer is for NEW MEMBERS* only! Save 50% on the US Discovery and the World Explorer 6-month subscriptions!

  • NEW! Ancestry: Save 50% on US Discovery and World Explorer memberships at Ancestry! This offer is for NEW MEMBERS* only! Save 50% on the US Discovery and the World Explorer 6-month subscriptions!

US Discovery 6-month subscription, regularly $99 USD, you pay just $49 USD. Click HERE to get started!

World Explorer 6-month subscription, regularly $149 USD, you pay just $74 USD. Click HERE to get started!

Offers end January 7, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. ET. Offers available for new subscribers only and not for renewal of current subscriptions. Offers only valid for 6‑month U.S. Discovery and World Explorer memberships. Billed in one payment of $49 for a 6-month subscription to U.S. Discovery or $74 for a 6‑month subscription to World Explorer. Your subscription will automatically renew at list price after the introductory offer. If you don’t want to renew, cancel at least two days before your renewal date. Cancel by visiting the My Account section or by contacting us. See our Renewal and Cancellation Terms for further details.

*Note: if you have NOT had an Ancestry membership in the past 90 days, you qualify as a “new member.” Purchase the membership, then contact Ancestry to have them connect your “new” membership to your “old” account login.

  • FINAL DAY! Findmypast: FREE Tree Builder PLUS Save 50% on select subscription plans! Get access to over 2.7 BILLION records at Findmypast and find more about your family history – all at a 50% savings! – LINK

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Photo Organization and Preservation

Qroma Total Bundle

  • NEW! Qroma: Save up to 50% on Qroma products to tag and organize your digital photos. “Forget the old way of typing field after field of metadata. QromaScan’s innovative Natural Language Tagging engine turns your voice recognized description into searchable photo metadata in seconds. Your tired fingers will love it!” QromaTag for macOS, regularly $49.99 USD, now just $25 USD; QromaScan USB Bundle, regularly $59.99 USD, now just $41.99 USDQroma Total Bundle, regularly $109.99 USD, now just $60.49 USD! Sale valid through Monday, January 7th LINK
  • Picture Keeper: Save up to 72% on Picture Keeper! Get the 8GB Picture Keeper with 4,000-Photo Capacity, regularly $59.99 USD, for just $16.99 USD! Sale prices also apply to the 4GB, 16GB and 32GB sizes. Sale valid through Monday, January 7th – LINK
  • iDrive: 90% off iDrive automatic online backup! Regularly $69.50 USD per year, you get the first year of 2TB cloud storage for just $6.95 USD! Once you’ve scanned all those family photos, you need to have a data backup right? This is a “set it and forget it” program like Carbonite but much better: you can backup your mobile devices and even Facebook images!

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Thomas MacEntee
Genealogy educator and author Thomas MacEntee has been researching his family history for more than 40 years and is the creator of Abundant Genealogy, Genealogy Bargains, DNA Bargains, The Genealogy Do-Over and numerous other web-based genealogy and family history properties.