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Master the world's #1 genealogy website and discover the secrets to Ancestry.com success! This book, updated in 2016 to include the most recent changes to the site, will help you get the most out of your Ancestry.com subscription by showing you how to take advantage of all the world's biggest genealogy website has to offer--and how to find answers to your family tree questions within its 14 billion records, 60 million family tree and 32,000 databases.

What you'll learn:Step-by-step strategies for structuring your searches to find what you're looking for fasterHow to drill down to specific records, time periods and topics using the card catalogDetails on each of Ancestry.com's historical record collections, including what you can expect to find in them--and when you need to look elsewhereTips for creating and managing your family tree on Ancestry.com, as well as connecting your tree to others on the siteTimesaving tricks to maximize your Ancestry.com Hints (the "shaky leaf") , Tree Sync with Family Tree Maker, and the Ancestry.com mobile appEach chapter includes step-by-step examples with illustrations to show you exactly how to apply the techniques to your genealogy.

Whether you've just begun dabbling in family history or you're a longtime Ancestry.com subscriber, this book will turn you into an Ancestry.com power user!

About the Author

Nancy Hendrickson

Hi! I'm Nancy Hendrickson, an Amazon bestselling author based in San Diego. I write about genealogy, history, and historic American road trips.

I'm a contributing editor at Family Tree Magazine and the author of several genealogy books, including the Unofficial Guide to Ancestry.com and the Unofficial Ancestry.com Workbook.

When not writing, I'm traveling the back roads of the frontier west, taking notes and photographs for future projects. Visit my site at http://ancestornews.com for more genealogy goodness!

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