Monday, July 23, 2007
Value of message boards and posting successful queries
Without a doubt, genealogy message boards are a boon to researchers. One of the most intriguing aspects of messages boards, as pointed out by Shelley Poblete in her article, "Message Boards: Finding Potential Treasure," is the happy surprise that comes with a long-forgotten post yields a rewarding reply. There is, however, an art to posting queries, and your greatest success will come from a well-phrased, well-placed query. The article offers suggestions for posting successful queries and how to utilize the various categories available.