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Monday 9th March 2020

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

Saturday 28th March 2020  IHGS Canterbury

A seminar day run by practising genealogists offering advice on how to set up a family history buisness and the pitfalls to avoid. Join the discussion.

10.15   Registration

10.20    YOU                                                                                                        Les Mitchinson

  • Why
  • Specialisation
  • Trading name
  • Business Plan
  • Educational Qualifications

11.00   Starting Out                                                                                          Lucy Browne

11.30     Be Organised                                                                                     Les Mitchinson

  • Time Tracking/Record Keeping
  • Planning visits
  • Tax Records/Insurance

12pm    Using a website to promote your business                           Paul Carter

12.30    Buffet Lunch

1.30        Using a website to promote your business                           Paul Carter

  • Data Protection

2.15        Professional Links & Networking                                               Les Mitchinson


2.45        Growing your Business                                                                  Lucy Browne

3.15        Tea

3.35        The End Product                                                                               Les Mitchinson

  • Research Report
  • A Family History
  • A Pedigree
  • Tailored Products

4.20        Questions                                                                                           All

4.30        Closing Remarks