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Top 40 Genealogy Blogs: MyHeritage Gen Blog nominated!

VOTEMyHeritage.com was happy to learn that the MyHeritage Genealogy Blog had been nominated for Family Tree Magazine's 40 Best Genealogy Blogs (Family Tree 40).

Some 130 blogs are listed in 10 categories; MyHeritage Genealogy Blog is in the Genealogy Company category.

Readers can vote for a clearly marked specific number of blogs in each category. Blog URLs are included on the voting form, so you can check out blogs. Voting is now open through November 5. You can vote more than once.

To learn about the voting process, click here to read the magazine's Genealogy Insider blog posting.

The 80 blogs receiving the most votes will make it to the finals, and the magazine's editorial staff will select the 40 winners, to be announced in the May 2010 Family Tree Magazine and in the Genealogy Insider e-mail newsletter.

The categories are:

All-around
These bloggers give you a little (or a lot) of everything: news, research advice, their own family stories, photos, opinions and more.

Genealogy Companies (MyHeritage Genealogy Blog is here)
Blogs in this category are written on behalf of a genealogy company, and contain helpful (but not overly advertising-oriented) information on the company’s products, as well as other resources.

Heritage
Here, blog content focuses on a particular heritage group, such as African-American, Jewish or Irish.

News/Resources
These blogs deliver a range of genealogy news and information about new resources.

Cemetery
These focus on cemetery research, gravestone photos, etc.

Photos/Heirlooms
Content here is primarily about sharing, researching and preserving family photos and/or heirlooms.

How-to
Blogs here offer instructional content on genealogical resources and methodology.

Genetic Genealogy
These are primarily about genetic genealogy (DNA) and family health history.

Local/Regional
Most posts in these blogs cover resources, genealogy events and history for a specific city, town, state or region.

Personal/Family
Blogs here cover primarily a blogger's own research and ancestors. Family historians write what they know and what’s important to them.

Follow contest updates from Family Tree Magazine on Twitter (hashtag #FT40).

Click here to get voting!

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  1. Congratulations on your nomination! I also will be mentioning the MyHeritage blog in the Genealogy Vendor category of my presentation at California Genealogical Society and Library in Oakland, CA this Saturday, October 11th. Your site provides interesting articles and news on the genealogy industry!
  2. That's great news that you have been nominated. I want to congratulate you from bottom of my heart. I think you definitely be worthy of the award. Your true dedication to the Genealogy is undeniable. May God bless you.

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