Are you looking for online information on your German ancestors on German  websites? Or do you find it hard to keep up with  the many daily updates of online information coming from German archives, the Society of Computer Genealogy, the German genealogical societies and the many private genealogical pages?   Then working with Google Alerts might be the answer!

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Katherine R. Willson  from Social Media Genealogy gave a great lecture on this subject at this years’ Rootstech and it is available online here!   In this lecture she explains how google alerts works, how to define your search words  and will even give tips on what to do if you don’t speak a single work of German.  Definitely a must-see!

And if you are looking for facebook groups, Katherine has all of them on a list with more than 10,600 entries!