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From: "Jeri Steele" <>
Subject: FW: [APG] Quarterly March 2001
Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2001 18:23:01 -0500
I missed copying the list on my response to Mary Ann........jeri
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeri Steele [mailto:]
> Sent: Saturday, September 29, 2001 12:02 AM
> To: Mary Ann Thomas
> Subject: RE: [APG] Quarterly March 2001
> > I think as professionals we all need to remember
> > that pro bono or "free" advice is a necessary
> > part of our professional duty.
> Almost all the professionals that I can think of give some free
> time. Duty at the family history, free lectures to their 'home'
> genealogy societies, time 'booth' sitting at conferences,
> introductions, articles for no pay, etc.
> > The general lack of response was
> > disheartening to me and I am sure to the other
> > "newbies"
> Just remember on any given day of APG-L posting, some of the list
> are dealing with family crisis, finishing books, finishing
> articles, writing reports for clients, fixing broken cars, and in
> general coping with life. Just wait a few days or weeks and
> repost your question worded a bit differently. Try a different
> day or slant the question differently.
> A questions such as, "How do I set up a contract?" might not get
> a response. So try something like, "I've been reading about
> contracts, I notice that so and so book recommends starting with
> defintions of the terms you are going to use, but I noticed in
> the latest (company name) contract they didn't do this. Why?"
> Just a thought.....
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