Here are our top Black Friday Amazon picks. I’ve paired each pick with a tip for how to use it for family history (yes, even the TV).
Amazon has already announced Black Friday deals and you can get them now! These are my favorite deals! And just in case you want an excuse to buy, I’ve paired each item with an idea for using it to further your family history. Thanks for shopping with these links: your purchases support the free Genealogy Gems podcast.
It’s got a 4-star rating on Amazon, where it’s a #1 best-seller in its category. The built-in wi-fi gives it smart functionality. The refresh rate is 60CMR (Effective); LED backlight. There are 3 inputs: 2 HDMI, 1 USB. Definitely worth checking out!
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Also a #1 Amazon seller in its category. Designed with magnetic earbuds and a flat cord to keep your headphones free of tangles, the headphones deliver clear, crisp sound through ergonomically-designed earbuds. They’ve got a mic and multi-function button to allow you to control your calls, music, and more. Compatible with Kindle Fire, Fire HD 8, and Fire HD 10 tablets.
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This Android 4.4 (Kit Kat OS) has a 1.2 GHz quad-core processor, 8 GB Flash Memory and 1.5 GB RAM Memory. The WXGA Display has 1280 x 800 resolution. 32GB of memory is available through a microSD slot and 50GB of free Dropbox storage. It even comes with over $300 of free content and services.
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This printer provides fast, high-quality printing at up to 23 pages per minute, at a resolution up to 600 x 2400 dpi. It does automatic two-sided printing. Its wireless capabilities make it easy to print from a laptop or mobile device. The 250-sheet capacity paper tray is adjustable for letter or legal size paper.
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GENEALOGY GEMS EXCLUSIVE HOT DEAL
This last pick IS NOT an Amazon Black Friday deal. It’s even better. It’s our very own HOT DEAL. ONLY available on Cyber Monday at a full 50% off is Backblaze online backup service–the same technology we use here at Genealogy Gems to keep our documents, media files, photos and more backed up in web-based secure storage. Click here to learn more.
This year I’m offering three great Holiday Bundles, available for 4 days only–through Cyber Monday (12/2/2013). Check out these extra-special genealogy gift ideas–for yourself, a loved one, or as separate gifts for more loved ones.
The eBook Bundle. Get a copy of each of my books in e-book format: How to Find Your Family History in Newspapers, Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse, The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox and Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research Strategies.
Bundle price of $29.95
Over 40% off the retail price of $50.80!
The Print Book Bundle. Prefer print? Get all 4 of my books in paperback instead of ebook format: How to Find Your Family History in Newspapers, Turn Your iPad into a Genealogy Powerhouse, The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox and Genealogy Gems: Ultimate Research Strategies.
Bundle Price: $49.95
Over 40% off the retail price of $84.80!
Premium + NEW EXCLUSIVE BONUS EBOOK!
Whether you are subscribing for the first time or want to add an extra year
to your existing Genealogy Gems Membership, this is the sale for you!
Premium members get so much more than most people realize!
The 1 year subscription provides access to:
- Over 100 exclusive Genealogy Gems Premium podcast episodes!
- Over a dozen of my most popular classes on video!
- The brand new video mini series: Get Started with Evernote!
- Genealogy Gems Newsletter Archive full of tips!
A bargain at $29.95. But this special also gives you a special FREE BONUS Gift: Lisa Louise Cooke’s 67 Best Tips, Tricks and Tools from Family Tree Magazine ebook (Retail value: $15.97)
Are you currently a Member? You can still take advantage of this offer – the extra year will be added to the end of your current membership, extending your expiration date by one year. You won’t miss a day’s worth!
This EXCLUSIVE ebook is a compilation of Lisa’s most popular articles from the pages of Family Tree Magazine. It’s 23 pages filled with innovative, usable ideas to help your research:
- Family History Freebies – 41 Genealogy Goodies
- On Assignment – How to conduct an effective family interview
- Undercover Genealogy– 10 investigative strategies to locate living relatives
- Using the David Rumsey Map Collection – How to access over 45,000 free digitized maps!
- Finding Newspapers Through Journalism’s Voyage West – A step-by-step guide.
- Organizing Your Hard Drive – Seven steps to organizing your computer files.
Happy shopping! And don’t delay – this sale ends on Cyber Monday December 2, 2013 at midnight PST.
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