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Monday 27th January 2020

The Professional Approach - Setting Up and Running a Family History Research Business

Saturday 28th March 2020

Location: IHGS Canterbury

If you wish to develop your hobby into a part or full time occupation then this seminar day will provide invaluable advice and assistance. All genealogists, whether practising or not, are invited to join in discussion of research and business practices. Led by professional genealogists, including Les Mitchinson [AGRA Vice Chair] together with web designer Paul Carter, the seminar will discuss all aspects of starting up and running a genealogical practice. 

10.15   Registration 

10.20    YOU                    

  • Why
  • Specialisation
  • Trading name
  • Educational Qualifications

10.50    Acquiring Clients     

11.30    Using a website to promote your business  

12.30    Buffet Lunch

1.30      What to Charge   

2.10      Professional Links & Networking  

  • AGRA/RQG/APG
  • Research Report elements

3.00     Tea

3.15     Essentials       

  • Data Protection
  • Insurance
  • Tax Records
  • Time Tracking/Record Keeping