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Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 12th December 2014, 01:03 PM
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Views: 1,182
Posted By RichardH
Guide to DNA Testing FREE for 5 Days.

My Kindle Short Book, Guide to DNA Testing, will be free on Amazon from now through 12/16. Inside you’ll find information about the different DNA test types, their strengths and limitations....
Forum: DNA Success Stories 28th November 2012, 08:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,166
Posted By RichardH
Todd, Thank you for the positive feedback on...

Todd,

Thank you for the positive feedback on my book. If you get a chance, please post a review on Amazon.com (http://amzn.to/XFdtNX) or GoodReads...
Forum: DNA Success Stories 25th September 2012, 10:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,258
Posted By RichardH
Blogger Roberta Estes Reviews "Finding Family."...

Blogger Roberta Estes Reviews "Finding Family." At least five people who blog about genealogy subjects have reviewed my new book, "Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA." The...
Forum: DNA Success Stories 19th September 2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,258
Posted By RichardH
The book is now on Smashwords ...

The book is now on Smashwords (https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/235229)for all eBook platforms. This includes mobi for Kindle devices and apps, Epub for Apple iPad, Nook, Sony Reader, Kobo, and...
Forum: DNA Success Stories 12th September 2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,258
Posted By RichardH
"Finding Family" Book Now on Kindle

Several people have asked to be notified when eBook versions of my book become available. The Kindle version is out now and can be ordered from Amazon.com for the same price as the paperback edition....
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 31st August 2012, 10:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,776
Posted By RichardH
A Bad Smell from DNA Testing at Ancestry.com

If you know someone that's thinking about using AncestryDNA instead of Family Finder, read the brief blog on my web site. I summarize a much longer blog from genetic genealogist, Roberta Estes. She...
Forum: DNA Success Stories 28th August 2012, 10:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,166
Posted By RichardH
Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA

The new book telling my entire adoption search story, including my use of five different DNA tests, is now available in paperback on Amazon.com. The eBook versions will be available later....
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 28th August 2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 17,010
Posted By RichardH
New FTDNA Video on Benefits of DNA Testing

I just watched a new, nearly 30-minute video by FTDNA on the benefits of DNA testing. This is just the kind of thing we need to convince more people to get tested. Watch it and then share the link...
Forum: DNA Success Stories 6th July 2012, 10:51 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,055
Posted By RichardH
Yes, Shar, the book has a happy ending. Getting...

Yes, Shar, the book has a happy ending. Getting there was a real roller-coaster ride over three decades. But it was well worth the time and money invested.
Forum: DNA Success Stories 6th July 2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,607
Posted By RichardH
Thanks, Vinnie. I was pleasantly surprised to see...

Thanks, Vinnie. I was pleasantly surprised to see an unsolicited preview of my forthcoming book in the RecordClick genealogy blog. http://bit.ly/L66tUR
Forum: DNA Success Stories 22nd June 2012, 11:03 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,055
Posted By RichardH
Yes. The print version is being formatted now....

Yes. The print version is being formatted now. After that comes out, I will work on getting a Kindle version done. Thanks for asking.

Richard
Forum: DNA Success Stories 21st June 2012, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,055
Posted By RichardH
How I Finally Identified the Right Birth Father

In 2009 the Wall Street Journal summarized my birth parent search, including my use of DNA tests, in a front-page article. That article is still online...but now I know it has the WRONG ENDING.

A...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 18th June 2012, 08:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,316
Posted By RichardH
Exclamation Avoid the So-Called "Sibling" Tests

SAVE YOUR MONEY. I revised my web page on the DNA Sibling Test to strengthen my warning about this old-technology. The so-called "sibling" or "kinship" test is almost always inconclusive. And in my...
Forum: DNA Success Stories 5th June 2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,607
Posted By RichardH
My Adoption-DNA Book Coming This Summer

My book, "Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA," will be available in print this summer. An electronic version will follow later. Check this page for a description....
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 17th May 2012, 09:49 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 565
Posted By RichardH
Adoptee Comedy Show to Fund DNA Testing

The Adoptee Comedy Show will occur on May 21 in San Francisco. Sponsored by the Mixed Roots Foundation, it will raise funds to help offset costs of DNA testing for adoptees and their families. The...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 4th April 2012, 09:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,195
Posted By RichardH
Finding Your Roots Creates Web Traffic Spike

According to Google Analytics, traffic to my DNA Testing Adviser (http://www.DNA-Testing-Adviser.com) web site made a significant upward jump on March 25 and has remained higher than normal in the...
Forum: Adoptees Forum 20th September 2011, 10:55 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,951
Posted By RichardH
Smile New ISOGG Forum for Adoptees

I want to thank Family Tree DNA for setting up this forum.

The International Society of Genetic Genealogy (ISOGG) has also launched a new Yahoo Group: ISOGG Adoptees...
Forum: Adoptees Forum 12th September 2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,527
Posted By RichardH
The Best DNA Guide for Adoptees

My name is Richard Hill. In 2007 I completed a 26-year search for my birth family by using DNA tests. My story was later told in a front-page article in The Wall Street Journal.

In 2008 I began to...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 12th September 2011, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,582
Posted By RichardH
You make a good point, although more than a...

You make a good point, although more than a thousand people have already downloaded the Guide from this page (http://www.dna-testing-adviser.com/DNA-Testing-Guide.html) on my web site. So the level...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 9th September 2011, 09:19 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,582
Posted By RichardH
I'm glad I could help. Almost everyone who gets...

I'm glad I could help. Almost everyone who gets into genetic genealogy is confused at first. My goal was to write an easy-read overview that puts the different DNA tests in perspective.

Dick...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 25th August 2011, 08:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,582
Posted By RichardH
My New Guide to DNA Testing

I just created an easy-to read DNA testing guide that you can download (http://www.dna-testing-adviser.com/DNA-Testing-Guide.html)for free. [NOTE: My prior post was cut off because I used smart...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 25th August 2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By RichardH
Thanks for the tip. I wrote it in Word first, so...

Thanks for the tip. I wrote it in Word first, so that's what created the smart quotes. I will try to start over.
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 25th August 2011, 06:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By RichardH
I just noticed that my post got cut off somehow....

I just noticed that my post got cut off somehow. Here was the ending:

On my Facebook page CeCe Moore called it
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 24th August 2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 916
Posted By RichardH
A New Overview of DNA Testing

I just created an easy-to read DNA testing guide that you can download (http://www.dna-testing-adviser.com/DNA-Testing-Guide.html)for free.

My DNA Testing Adviser...
Forum: DNA Success Stories 3rd August 2010, 04:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 7,342
Posted By RichardH
Judy, Thank you for an excellent analysis....

Judy,

Thank you for an excellent analysis. The reasons you cite are among the reasons I recommend Family Finder over Relative Finder for an adoptee or genealogist who can only afford one.

Here...
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