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Moderators Pro-Tempore Nomination

Every beta site has moderators pro tempore until it graduates. I realize this site is still just out of private beta, but, when will we nominate our moderators pro tempore? Is there a typical time ...
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Our 2 Critical Issues: Users and Participation

Genealogy and Family History needs more users. If we had 5 times the number of users, 2300 instead of 463, we'd have 15 questions per day instead of 3 per day. We'd have 1000 visits per day instead of ...
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Should we create a one-page advertising flyer?

I am going to attend a local genealogical seminar this weekend, and was thinking it would be a good opportunity to advertise this site. If I can arrange it, I can say a few words about it to the ...
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When will we get a newsletter?

Every site that I know of has a weekly newsletter- except GFH SE. For those who don't know, a newsletter normally contains the top questions from this week, the top two from the last week, and any ...
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Is it appropriate to ask questions from other genealogy sites?

Efforts are being made to 'spread the word' (see here) thru bloggers and society mailing lists. Unlike most of us currently participating this early in the beta, most genealogists I know don't come ...
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Now or at a future point, will we allow a form of peer review in the spirit of "CodeReview.SE [beta]."

In the case of the StackExchange beta, "Code Review" there are defined faqs and it appears crazy popular (over 5,000 visits per day). Most of us don't descend of famous ancestors and for other ...
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RootsTech 2013 - volunteer for leading publicity

Regarding this Coordinating Publicity question, that says "Mar 21-23, 2013, need a volunteer to lead publicity" what does that mean? What would a volunteer going to RootsTech 2013 be expected to do? ...
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Are we ready to advertise?

Do you remember the email you got when we entered public beta? It said: Tell all your friends, blog about it, tweet about it, and write the URL (http://genealogy.stackexchange.com) in chalk on ...
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Q&A "pushes" around Who Do You Think You Are Live and RootsTech

Duncan suggested at "Publicity" centered on 'events' and the bigger question of events in general that we do Q&A pushes around 'specific events' and there are two major events ...
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How many genealogists are there and where are they worldwide by country?

Comparing our stats to worldwide stats might help us target our 'publicity'. As an aside, this link has our current statistics. Although we are still in infancy (250 visits/day and we need 2,000 to ...