Using Tweetdeck at Roots Tech

I love this picture from a class my mom and I taught last fall. So, is it?? Heck YA, you bet it is!

Now, you may think I say that just because social media is kind of my thing. But really, it's a way to connect with others, to learn and to grow. With so many people attending Roots Tech this year, you're not going to want to miss a beat. Twitter is a great way to see real time updates on all the inside details, but it can be a bit confusing. I highly recommend using Tweetdeck, here are some step by step directions: Use Tweetdeck to manage Twitter

Happy Tweeting!

Carrie Keele
(a.k.a. "DearMYRTLE's daughter)

Roots Tech 2013 & Story@Home Conerence

Wow, I can't believe it's here already! Tomorrow is the start of Roots Tech 2013 and their partner, the Story@Home conference. I'm getting nervous/excited/anxious/excited ... and probably a few other emotions. Why does a genealogy conference bring such emotion? Because I'm presenting a class Friday morning -- YAY!


I think it hit me when I saw my name on the speaker list under no other than the renowned Thomas W. Jones.
I hope you'll join us there. If not in person, than via live streaming. Just visit & download the app while you're there. My mom will be hosting several Google Hangouts or those that can't be there as well. Visit her site where she explains how:

If you are going to be at the conference, I'd love to meet ya! You can find me at Saving Memories Forever booth (in the vendor hall) or Friday morning in my Photo Editing 101 class. If you come to the booth, you'll have to try this great app that allows you to easily record and store your recorded stories and memories!


See you soon, now time to get some sleep. Hopefully ...

Carrie Keele
(a.k.a. "DearMYRTLE's daughter)

Instagram - Is it a Genealogist's Tool

INSTAGRAM – What is it?

Instagram is a fun & quirky way to share your life with family and friends through a series of pictures. Snap a photo with your mobile phone, then choose a filter to transform the image into a memory to keep alive forever!

Why use it?
  • Easy, fun way to share your life with friends & fam
  • Showcase and personalize your blog or website
  • Connect with like-minded people

How is it different?
  • Easy to follow other, you don’t have to “friend” people like Facebook
  • Not limited to 140 characters like twitter
  • Pinterest is for sharing ideas found on the web, Instagram is for sharing your stories, interests, etc

Check out the full webinar:
My mom and I had a ton of fun demonstrating how to use and create instagram pictures.

DearMYRTLE's Instagram for Genealogists featuring Carrie Keele.Alternately, right-click the link below and select 'Save As...' or just click to save the file to your computer.

My top 7 favorite apps to use with Instagram:       
  1. Diptic
  2. Instaplus
  3. Labelbox
  4. Camera+
  5. 100Cameras
  6. Frame Free
  7. InstaFrame - free

Carrie Keele
(a.k.a. "DearMYRTLE's daughter)