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Great Genealogy Ideas

Use family group sheets and pedigree charts
Contact relatives for assistance
Make photocopies
Make a master copy
Organize your records
Pay attention to the clues your ancestors are giving you
Use your imagination on the spelling of names
Use primary sources: land, probate, church, city records
Use maps of the area of the time your ancestors lived there
Know the history of the area
Find out if some one else is working on your family line
Refrain from gathering information on everyone by that name
Use common sense when reading family histories

And most importantly -- Don't Give Up!!