Tips To Prevent Genealogy Data Loss

by Julie Hill

Posted on July 9, 2010

Expert Series author Thomas MacEntee knows data loss. In his most recent addition to the Expert Series "It's 10 PM - Do You Know Where Your Genealogy Data Is?" he reveals a personal story that demonstrates the importance of taking inventory and backing up genealogy data.

"I can't even begin to describe the heart-break I experienced...Losing your genealogy research is nowhere near losing a loved one, but you can image how upsetting the prospect of starting from 'scratch' was for me. Luckily, I only had to learn this lesson once."

We encourage you to not learn the hard way and read MacEntee's helpful tips. This clearly presented article will walk you through how to avoid a massive data loss. You'll discover the pros and cons of various backup methods, ways to convert and store your data, and more.

Prepare for the future today and read the full article now.

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