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From: Christy Fillerup <>
Subject: Re: [TGF] options after closing a business
Date: Mon, 9 Apr 2012 08:40:45 -0600
There are many Certified Genealogists who do not conduct research for pay. Adhering to BCG's research standards is really separate from any business decisions. It's just good research <smile>.
On Apr 9, 2012, at 8:24 AM, <> wrote:
> I am seriously thinking about closing my genealogy business since after a few years as
> it has never made money and other factors. It seems as if I am a good genealogist, but
> I had few customers and it has been a learning experience. I have recently renewed my
> APG dues and I have a website that doesn't need renewing until the middle of next year.
> I am thinking about going back to volunteering, as a independent, which I can put on my
> website although I am unsure if I can put I am still accepting clients on the APG site.
> Another issue is I think with doing look-ups I could charge for the actually costs (such
> as mileage, postage, and record) without having to be a business.
> What I didn't know is if I could still do in-depth research with using the BCG standard
> as I always done without issue. Any advice would be welcomed.
> Thank you,
> Amy Dunn
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