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 OneGreatFamily Update - October 15, 2002

In This Issue:
Family History Month

New at OneGreatFamily
  Family History Month - 20% OFF Offer
  We're Listening - Latest Site Improvements
Question and Answer
  How can I help promote OneGreatFamily?
One Great Genealogy Site Award
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Last Week at OneGreatFamily . . .

Site Activity Summary

  • 169,824 new individual merges!
  • 61,304 new individual hints!
  • 73,753 new family merges!
  • 19,246 new family hints!
  • 232 average individual merges per group
  • 62 average individual hints per group
  • 92 average family merges per group
  • 11 average family hints per group

    If you didn't receive a GenMail telling you about new merges in your family tree, your tree wasn't affected by this activity. You may want to add new individuals or information to your family tree to improve the likelihood of matches and merges taking place.
    OneGreatFamily wants to hear from you. Please send us your success stories and your recommendations for new features.

    Submit your story
    Send us your wish list

    Have you ever conducted genealogy research at a library?

    Yes, within the past month
    Yes, within the past year
    Yes, more than a year ago
    I'm not sure

    The survey question last time was... "What is the best reason to subscribe to OneGreatFamily?"

    And the winning answer by 58% was...

    The ability to grow my family tree past seven generations
  •  New at OneGreatFamily - Family History Month Special

    E-newsletter Exclusive - Up to 20% OFF Your Subscription

    You're the first to hear about it! As a registered guest of OneGreatFamily, you're getting the scoop before anyone else! This rare price reduction offer will not be announced until later this week.

    Here's the scoop:

    In honor of Family History Month, we're doing something that we don't normally do. We're lowering our subscription prices until the end of October.

    Until October 31st!

    Sign-up for an annual membership and get 20% OFF the (already low) regular price!!! OR, if you'd rather dip your toe before jumping into a year's membership, you can try the first month for only $9.95!!!

    You heard it here first! This is a RARE event for OneGreatFamily so, if you're a "guest" subscriber, and have just been waiting for a better deal before you make the switch to full membership, there is NO BETTER TIME THAN NOW!

    Subscribe to OneGreatFamily in October and SAVE up to 20% OFF your subscription price!

    We're Listening to YOU - New Improvements

    We're very interested in improving our product and services here at OneGreatFamily. That's why we've listened to YOUR requests and made the specific site changes that you're most interested in improving. Here are just a few of the changes we've made:

    Faster Search Tool:
    Number one on the list of needed improvements is the Search tool. We've cleaned it up and improved its performance so that you can now search FASTER and get the answers you want QUICKER. All of us here at OneGreatFamily believe that this will be the most appreciated improvement.

    Everybody gets Genmail:
    One of our most appreciated services is the "Genmail" we send frequently to inform our members of matches and merges. Before, only those who had created or joined a group could get this valuable service. Now, by your request, we'll be sending Genmail updates to all users.

    Surname Index Updated Weekly:
    Due to the tremendous response and use of our ALL NEW Surname Index, we'll be updating it more frequently so you can check for surnames more often.

    Easier to Sign up for a FREE Trial:
    We've given you the option to skip our survey when you subscribe. We understand that some people just want to speedily get through the process without extra tasks barring the way to the finish line.

    We hope that we're proving ourselves as "customer oriented" and "user-friendly" by relaying these improvements. We'll be letting you know of the most recent site improvements in a recurring feature in our e-newsletter. So, till next time-- Happy researching!

    Visit OneGreatFamily and see the improvements TODAY!
    Subscribe to OneGreatFamily in October and SAVE up to 20% OFF your subscription price!

     Question and Answer

    "How can I help promote OneGreatFamily?"

    Good Question! And it's EASY to answer. Here are the top three ways you can lend your support:

    1. Link to Us!
    We've developed a graphics and links page because so many of you have expressed interest in linking to OneGreatFamily from your own genealogical sites. You've also requested a graphic or logo image to post. Well, we beat the graphics guys with a wet noodle and ordered them to produce something for those of you who've asked. The guys really out did themselves with these sharp images and logos, so if you've been wanting one for your site, feel free to take these. Full instructions and several variations are available at this link.
    Links and Graphics Page.

    2. Join our Affiliate Program!
    You can take advantage of our success AND introduce this growing hobby to millions of budding genealogists around the world by becoming an affiliate! Our affiliates earn above average commission, and get paid each month, so if you're the least bit web saavy, get involved as a OneGreat Family affiliate.
    OGF Affiliate Program Overview
    Apply NOW to be an OGF Affiliate

    3. Subscribe and tell your friends!
    Whether you're web saavy or not, EVERYONE can help spread the word about genealogy! Become a subscriber and upload your information into our ever-growing database. Genealogy is the #1 hobby on the Internet, and its popularity is growing fast! OneGreatFamily has THE winning concept and family researchers everywhere are anxious to participate in our vision of one HUGE "human family tree". Word of mouth is ALWAYS the best form of advertising. So, subscribe yourself and then spread the word!
    Subscribe to OneGreatFamily in October and SAVE up to 20% OFF your subscription price!

     One Great Genealogy Site Award

    Many genealogists find that, at some point in their research, all roads lead back to Great Britain. When you need a good resource of UK information, Genealogy Database is a source you'll want to bookmark. The guestbook & testimonials on the main site is evidence its popularity. It's an immense volume of work carried out over several years, and displays excellent site navigation with many FREE databases.

    Visit for loads of UK genealogy information and free databases.
    See past award recipients
    Recommend the next One Great Genealogy Site award recipient

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