The Genealogy Guys

The Genealogy GuysSM are two avid and enthusiastic genealogists who want to discuss all facets of genealogical research.

George G. Morgan and Drew Smith, The Genealogy Guys

George G. Morgan is an internationally-recognized genealogy expert, author, and lecturer. He is the prolific author of eight books and literally hundreds of magazine, journal, and online articles in the U.S., Canada, UK, Australia, and Singapore. His most recent book is How to Do Everything: Genealogy (3rd edition, McGraw-Hill). He is the Vice President of Membership Services of the Federation of Genealogical Societies and is the former Publicity Director for the Florida State Genealogical Society and the Florida Genealogical Society (Tampa). He is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and more than a dozen societies in the U.S. and UK.

Drew Smith, MLS, is an Assistant Librarian in the Academic Services department of the University of South Florida Tampa Library. He, too, is a nationally-recognized genealogical author and lecturer. He has been a freelance writer and regular contributor to online and print publications for over a decade. He is the founder and administrator of the GENEALIB mailing list, a service for librarians serving genealogists. His book Social Networking for Genealogists, published in April of 2009 by Genealogical Publishing Co. (, has received rave reviews by Library Journal, Ancestors Magazine (published by The National Archives in the UK), and other publications.

The Genealogy GuysSM Podcast is a weekly one-hour discussion about genealogy news, events, people, issues, resources, tips, techniques, technology, book and software reviews, and a wide variety of other genealogy-related ideas currently on the minds of The Genealogy Guys.

The Guys are occasionally joined by a variety of guests including authors, editors, publishers, speakers, vendors, professional researchers, software programmers, society officers, historians, librarians, and archivists. They also occasionally record live at genealogical societies' conferences!

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If you or your company is interested in becoming a sponsor or advertising on The Genealogy Guys Podcast, please contact George by email at,, or by telephone at (813) 220-6274. Annual rates are surprisingly affordable.


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