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On 4 Jul 2017 at 15:53 GMT Cindy (Williams) Lesure wrote:
This week we have your last stop on the guided tour. Hopefully, you're feeling like a WikiTree pro! If not, you can always revisit the tour stops via the comment boxes on the right side of your profile.
You've covered a lot of ground the past few weeks. Today, we want to give you just a few more tools that can take you even deeper into the WikiTree forest without getting lost: How to Dig a Little Deeper.
Please do not hesitate to ask questions!
Thanks, WikiMesssenger Cindy
On 27 Jun 2017 at 12:35 GMT Mary Richardson wrote:
You may have been hard at work getting connected to family members who are already here and adding those who were missing. You probably have at least a few profiles that you manage now.
There's a fast and easy way to access those profiles using the Watchlist. So, this week we're going to look at How to Manage Your Watchlist.
Questions, just ask. We are here to help.
Mary - WikiTree Messenger
On 20 Jun 2017 at 20:50 GMT Cindy (Williams) Lesure wrote:
You've been here for several weeks now! We hope your profiles are starting to come together and that you've enjoyed getting to know us a little better.
You're probably getting a good feel for the collaborative nature of WikiTree by now. We know that collaboration isn't always easy. So, we've put together a few pointers that can make working in this type of environment a little easier: How to be a Successful WikiTreer.
Don’t hesitate to ask questions as that is the only way we gain knowledge!
Thanks, WikiMessenger Cindy
PS Good work so far! Have you noticed on your ancestor profiles on the bottom right is "Research" where you can get sources and more information? Give it a try sometime!
On 13 Jun 2017 at 17:56 GMT Summer (Binkley) Orman wrote:
This week, we'd like to show you How to Join in the Community. There's no shortage of opportunities to get involved through social media, our forum, and projects.
I also noticed that you're following several surname tags. Check out our One Name Studies Project to see if any of your followed surnames has a project you can join. You might also be interested in our Tennessee Project. Check it out!
Please let us know if you have questions! Just click my name above the comment, then ask in the comment section of my page. We want to help!
Summer - Volunteer Coordinator
On 6 Jun 2017 at 19:24 GMT Dorothy Barry wrote:
You've been here a week now, and we hope you enjoyed your first stop on your guided tour of WikiTree and were able to make good use of the things you learned.
Our next stop will give you some pointers on how to make your profiles stand out: How to Make the Most of a Profile.
As always, your questions are welcome! Check out our g2g forum at: https://www.wikitree.com/g2g/
On 31 May 2017 at 04:29 GMT Ronel (van Heerden) Olivier wrote:
Welcome to this wonderful site ! I'm a member of the Mentor project, and I just wanted to check in and see how things are going. Hope you had lots of fun reading "How to Start Climbing Our Tree". I would be happy to answer any relevant questions you have , please feel free to ask! Regards Ronel
On 30 May 2017 at 17:43 GMT Cindy (Williams) Lesure wrote:
You are now a confirmed member, and you can get started adding your family members. As we've said, WikiTree is quite different from other genealogy sites. So, we've put together a guided tour to help you learn how to use it. Your first stop is How to Start Climbing Our Tree.
Tomorrow, you'll hear from a Mentor who will check in to see how you're doing and answer any questions you might have.
Next week, you'll get another message with your next stop on the guided tour.
You can also meet some of our members by joining in the fun with our Question of the Week in the G2G forum: What tips do you have for interviewing relatives?
See you in the branches, Cindy
On 30 May 2017 at 17:08 GMT Cindy (Williams) Lesure wrote:
Welcome to WikiTree! Be sure to take a look at the link in the email you just got. It has important information to help you get started. :-)
WikiTree is different than other genealogy websites because our goal is to have one profile per person, and that means we share ancestors and work together as a BIG collaborative team!
Confirm your email address, and you’ll be given an opportunity to fill in the Tags and comments to tell us about your genealogical interests. If you are interested in sharing your research and want to collaborate to add your family, please fill out the Tags on your profile page and click Save Tag(s) and Volunteer.
Once you volunteer, one of our Greeters will confirm your membership, and you'll be able to add your family to the tree!