Do you want to get further with your genealogy research? Well, the Legacy Family Tree Webinars are a great way for you to learn about this exciting hobby and to put what you have learned into practice.
In this post, I give you an unbiased view of these webinars and show you how you can benefit from them.
Legacy Family Tree Webinars Rating and Details
|Price||$49.95 annual membership or $9.95 per month|
|Classes||550 (that’s 755 hours of content)|
|Also Includes||Access to instructors’ handouts and chat logs from live webinars|
|Discounts||1 Year or 1 Month of 5% OFF anything in the store where you must be logged in at checkout (discount depends on the level of membership)|
|Bonus||Chance To Win a subscribers-only door prize during each live webinar|
|Trial Period||7-Day Free Trial offered, but no access to the instructors’ handouts|
|CHECK IT OUT ==>||Legacy.FamilyTreeWebinars.com|
Before you continue to read this review you may like to first watch this short video.
It explains how the webinars site has been re-designed using the latest web technologies.
It goes through all the features and tools that you can expect to use on the site.
Credit: Legacy Family Tree Webinars
Discussed in this review:
What’s On Offer?
When you sign up for the Legacy Family Tree Webinars you will get the same benefits irrespective of getting the monthly or yearly membership.
This means that you can access these benefits for only a month or 12 months.
At present these are the only two levels of memberships that you can sign up to.
But there is a 7-day free trial if you do not know which membership to go for when you sign up.
So, what’s on offer:
- 1 month or 1 year of unlimited access to their recorded webinars
- Access to their instructors’ handouts
- Access to the live webinars chat logs
- Webinars are free to access up to 1 week after their recording
- A chance to win a prize during each live webinar
- 1 month or 1 year of 5% off any product in-store (must be logged into your account at checkout to get the discount)
What’s the 7-Day Free Trial about?
Legacy Family Tree Webinars offer the chance to check out the videos for free for 7 days.
During that time you have unlimited access to the recorded webinars.
However, during this trial period, you can not have access to the handouts from the instructors.
Even though you cannot access these notes this trial is a great way to see if you want to commit to a monthly or even a yearly membership.
And the trial is FREE, so you don’t waste any money, (only your time, maybe).
Presenters and Webinars
There are 550 classes or videos that you can choose from. The classes are presented to you by 147 different genealogists who are very keen to help you with all sorts of aspects of family history research.
Two of the presenters are very renowned genealogists who each have their website that offer specialist help.
There is Lisa Louise Cooke who does her podcasts and has 10 classes available on this platform.
And there is Amy Johnson Crow who offers her professional services and at present has 3 webinar classes.
Check out upcoming live webinars and the latest updates!
As you scroll down the main page of the site you will see all of the upcoming webinars that you can register to watch.
Registration is free, you just need to have a monthly or yearly membership, (unless you’re on a free trial).
Below these videos, there is a list of the latest videos that have been added to the Webinar Library.
From here you choose a class by date, category, or who the class presenter is.
And also there are at present 550 different classes for you can choose from.
Check out the library!
Another way to check out the library is by clicking on the ‘Browse the Library‘ button at the top left of the main page.
There are two options that you can select from, either ‘Presenters‘ or ‘Categories‘.
Presenters are listed alphabetically by surname.
Once you have selected your desired Presenter then a list of their classes will pop up for you.
The Legacy Family Tree Webinars Download
You can even find and download a class relating to a particular aspect or category of genealogy.
Using this search function is similar when you try to find classes conducted by your favorite presenter.
Currently 550 classes in the library!
There are 550 classes that you can choose from, and these classes amount to 755 hours of content to watch.
Each of these classes is assigned to a particular category and there are 17 different categories for you to choose from.
The categories can be seen in the picture below.
Register for an upcoming live webinar!
You can register for a webinar for no money at all, (you only pay for your membership).
The process is fairly straightforward, you just click on the ‘Register (Free)‘ button.
If you are not sure that you have already registered for the class then you can click on the link below labeled ‘Have I already registered?‘.
And then you can sign in with your email and password.
If you haven’t already signed up for the webinar then it will give you the option to do so.
Add videos to a playlist!
One great thing that I like about Legacy Family Tree Webinars is that you can add videos to a playlist.
So, you just select which ones that you want to watch and watch them whenever you can.
It’s totally up to you!
And another cool thing about your playlist is that you can resume wherever you left off during a class.
This is great for me because if I get interrupted with a video then I can easily come back to it when I can and continue with the class.
Videos are separated into sections!
Each of the videos is divided into sections that are all titled. This means that you can go to the relevant part of a video that you desire.
So, if something within the class is not relevant to you, (for whatever reason), then you can easily skip to the next section.
The ‘Boring Bits’!
Want to renew your membership?
My principal advice is to try the one-month membership before you commit to the annual level.
It makes sense!
When you first sign up to Legacy Family Tree Webinars you do get the 7-Day Free Trial. So, you can get a taste of what to expect.
But with a monthly membership, you get access to bonus material and a chance to win a prize.
When you have one week remaining on your membership you will be sent a reminder notice.
Pay attention to your inbox for this email as your membership will be auto-renewed if you do not act.
But if you are happy with your webinar package then there is no need to worry.
The membership fee at the point of renewal may be higher or lower when you initially signed up.
You can easily upgrade your membership at any time if you wish!
How do you cancel your membership then?
If for any reason you decide that the webinars package is not for you then you can cancel at any time.
The process is simple!
Just log in to your account and head over to the Subscriptions section.
From there you click on the Delete link next to your level of membership.
And then after that, you click on the Delete link then your subscription is canceled immediately.
However, there are no partial refunds. That means there is no reimbursement if you have a few days or a few months left on your membership.
Webinar Membership License Explained!
At this point, I must explain the terms and conditions of the material that you have access to.
It’s a ‘bit boring’ but I feel it is important to explain it to you now.
Under the terms and conditions, you are not purchasing the rights to the material or copyright.
You are only paying for the right to view the videos.
There is the rule not to distribute or duplicate the materials that you have access to.
Also, you can not store the material on a network on the Internet.
Violating any of these conditions will mean that your membership will be revoked!
What Are The Drawbacks?
When it comes to any product or service there are always some drawbacks with them. It is only right therefore that I point them out to you.
The drawbacks that I have found are only small gripes though, so do not worry too muchh.
Overall I have found that the webinars do offer you so much for your money. They can help you immensely with your genealogy research.
So, what are the drawbacks?
Just so many classes!
When you have so many classes available to you at your fingertips it can be quite overwhelming.
So, with that in mind just focus yourself and pick which topics you are interested in.
If you are a beginner then choose the Beginners section. If you want more information on DNA testing then check out the DNA section.
Log in at checkout to get benefits!
A simple mistake to make.
So, remember whenever you visit the Legacy Family Tree Store remember to log in before you check what is available and make a purchase.
Failing to do so will mean that you will not be able to take advantage of the 5% off any product that members are granted.
I have mentioned that the auto-renewal process can be a benefit.
But it can be a drawback if you are not happy with it.
So, pay attention to your inbox because if you do not act and cancel your subscription then you may unwittingly be paying for an extra month or even one more year of webinars.
My Final Thoughts!
We all need a helping hand when we do our genealogy research. This I found out immediately when I began to trace my family history as I initially didn’t know where to look.
And then when I found a source of information that I could use I wasn’t particularly familiar with it to get the most from it.
These classes are a great way for you to get valuable insights into the world of genealogy from the experts.
I like how Legacy offers you a free trial so you can see what the classes have to offer.
The absence of handouts in this trial is a little niggle I grant you but it’s a great introduction nonetheless.
And if you’re still not sure about signing up for a year then the monthly package is perfect.
So much is available!
As I have mentioned in this post there are so many classes that are spread over numerous categories.
And all of these classes are presented by experts in the genealogy field.
So, you know that the advice that you get will be really valuable to you.
There are many glowing testimonials that you can find on their website.
Anyway, try this if you like. I am sure that it will make a difference to your research and that you get so much out of this.
What do you think?
If you want to check out this useful resource then please come back and let me know what you think of it. I would love to hear from you.
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