February, 2010: V9#2 – Design & Computer Monday, Feb 15 2010 

MS Word photo/graphic insertion instructions (may vary according to version):

  1. Place cursor in the area you wish your picture to be
  2. click the “Insert” pull down menu
  3. hover over “picture” and slide right/down until you can click “from file”
  4. browse in “picture” dialog box until you have selected the correct file then click “Insert” button.
  5. Format to fit your manuscript page –
  6. right click photo
  7. from the shortcut menu click “format picture”
  8. click the tab marked “layout”
  9. click the wrapping style you wish – text is represented as lines and your picture is the dog.
  10. click the OK button at the bottom
  11. Repeat as necessary

February, 2010: V9#2 – Marketing Monday, Feb 15 2010 

Expand your internet tours to podcasts and Internet radio. Find shows to target through sites such as www.wsradio.com and www.blogtalkradio.com.

This section is drawn from http://www.gregathcompany.com/marketing/freeadvertising.html

February, 2010: V9#2 – Define Monday, Feb 15 2010 

Soft binding spotlight #3

Tape and Staple (*side stitch): Soft type binding where your pages may be stitched or “stapled” down the spine and the edges covered in tape. Click here for more information.

Side Sewing: Method of attaching *signatures or individual pages together by sewing the entire text block, along the binding margin, in a single pass by machine. Meets library binding standard: ANSI/NISO/LIB Z39.78.

Three Hole Punch (loose-leaf binding/drilling): Soft type binding. Pages are three hole punched to be placed in three ring or notebook binders. Click here for more information.

Chicago Screw (brand name)/Post Bound: Soft type binding. Pages and cover stock are three hole punched and plastic or metal screws (posts)  are inserted to fasten the book.  Click here for more information.

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Manuscript Preperation Service Changes Friday, Feb 12 2010 

 Our manuscript preparation pages are moving. Additionally, we’ve added a page about preparing customized, polished, manuscripts from computer files.

New Digitization Services Monday, Feb 8 2010 

Unless you have already made the jump to a “paperless office”, Gregath Company, Inc. can help! From old, hard-copy manuscripts to documents, notes,  photographs and beyond, Gregath now offers it’s digitization services to the public. We offer a basic package, as well as special offers to our publishing clients. Contact us directly for free, custom quotes.

January New Book Listing Wrap Up Monday, Feb 1 2010 

The Gregath Publishing Company is pleased send you this review of new genealogy/history listings from January below.

Visit www.gregathcompany.com/catalog/catadd.html for general history, children, and scrapbook resources.

Family Maps of Saline County, Illinois Deluxe Edition, by Gregory A. Boyd. 8.5×11″, softbound book, 220 pages, with 41 total maps. There are 3 maps for each of the 12 Congressional townships that make up Saline County. Each Township has a Patent Map, Patent Index, Road Map, and a Map we call an Historical Map, which includes Waterways, Watercourses & Railroads. The Road and Historical Maps also include the City-centers and cemeteries that can be found at NationalAtlas.gov. There is also a Surname/Patent Index and a Surname/Township Index to help you dive into the right area of the County. ADAR418-$31.00  

Family Maps of Dekalb County, Illinois Deluxe Edition, by Gregory A. Boyd. 8.5×11″, softbound book, 296 pages, with 59 total maps. There are 3 maps for each of the 18 Congressional townships that make up DeKalb County. Each Township has a Patent Map, Patent Index, Road Map, and a Map we call an Historical Map, which includes Waterways, Watercourses & Railroads. The Road and Historical Maps also include the City-centers and cemeteries that can be found at NationalAtlas.gov. There is also a Surname/Patent Index and a Surname/Township Index to help you dive into the right area of the County. Included Appendices identify multi-Patentee buying groups and also list the numerous Aliquot (section) parts you might find. ADAR417-$39.00  

Family Maps of Clinton County, Illinois Deluxe Edition, by Gregory A. Boyd. 8.5×11″, softbound book, 274 pages, with 56 total maps. There are 3 maps for each of the 17 Congressional townships that make up Clinton County. Each Township has a Patent Map, Patent Index, Road Map, and a Map we call an Historical Map, which includes Waterways, Watercourses & Railroads. The Road and Historical Maps also include the City-centers and cemeteries that can be found at NationalAtlas.gov. There is also a Surname/Patent Index and a Surname/Township Index to help you dive into the right area of the County. Included Appendices identify multi-Patentee buying groups and also list the numerous Aliquot (section) parts you might find. ADAR416-$38.00    

Family Maps of Allamakee County, Iowa Deluxe Edition, by Gregory A. Boyd. 8.5×11″, softbound book, 298 pages, with 71 total maps. There are 3 maps for each of the 22 Congressional townships that make up Allamakee County. Each Township has a Patent Map, Patent Index, Road Map, and a Map we call an Historical Map, which includes Waterways, Watercourses & Railroads. The Road and Historical Maps also include the City-centers and cemeteries that can be found at NationalAtlas.gov. There is also a Surname/Patent Index and a Surname/Township Index to help you dive into the right area of the County. ADAR414-$38.00

Family Maps of Jones County, Iowa Deluxe Edition, by Gregory A. Boyd. 8.5×11″, softbound book, 216 pages, with 53 total maps. There are 3 maps for each of the 16 Congressional townships that make up Jones County. Each Township has a Patent Map, Patent Index, Road Map, and a Map we call an Historical Map, which includes Waterways, Watercourses & Railroads. The Road and Historical Maps also include the City-centers and cemeteries that can be found at NationalAtlas.gov. There is also a Surname/Patent Index and a Surname/Township Index to help you dive into the right area of the County. Included Appendices identify multi-Patentee buying groups and also list the numerous Aliquot (section) parts you might find. ADAR415-$31.00  

Family Maps of Sharp County, Arkansas Deluxe Edition, by Gregory A. Boyd. 8.5×11″, softbound book, 304 pages, with 71 total maps. There are 3 maps for each of the 22 Congressional townships that make up Sharp County. Each Township has a Patent Map, Patent Index, Road Map, and a Map we call an Historical Map, which includes Waterways, Watercourses & Railroads. The Road and Historical Maps also include the City-centers and cemeteries that can be found at NationalAtlas.gov. There is also a Surname/Patent Index and a Surname/Township Index to help you dive into the right area of the County. Included Appendices identify multi-Patentee buying groups and also list the numerous Aliquot (section) parts you might find. ADAR412-$38.00

Family Maps of Iowa County, Iowa Deluxe Edition, by Gregory A. Boyd. 8.5×11″, softbound book, 238 pages, with 53 total maps. There are 3 maps for each of the 16 Congressional townships that make up Iowa County. Each Township has a Patent Map, Patent Index, Road Map, and a Map we call an Historical Map, which includes Waterways, Watercourses & Railroads. The Road and Historical Maps also include the City-centers and cemeteries that can be found at NationalAtlas.gov. There is also a Surname/Patent Index and a Surname/Township Index to help you dive into the right area of the County. Included Appendices identify multi-Patentee buying groups and also list the numerous Aliquot (section) parts you might find. ADAR413-$34.00

Family Maps of Madison County, Alabama Deluxe Edition, by Gregory A. Boyd. 8.5×11″, softbound book, 326 pages, with 92 total maps. There are 3 maps for each of the 29 Congressional townships that make up Madison County. Each Township has a Patent Map, Patent Index, Road Map, and a Map we call an Historical Map, which includes Waterways, Watercourses & Railroads. The Road and Historical Maps also include the City-centers and cemeteries that can be found at NationalAtlas.gov. There is also a Surname/Patent Index and a Surname/Township Index to help you dive into the right area of the County. Included Appendices identify multi-Patentee buying groups and also list the numerous Aliquot (section) parts you might find. ADAR411-$39.00

Family Maps of Ouachita County, Arkansas Deluxe Edition, by Gregory A. Boyd. 8.5×11″, softbound book, 292 pages, with 89 total maps. There are 3 maps for each of the 28 Congressional townships that make up Asotin County. Each Township has a Patent Map, Patent Index, Road Map, and a Map we call an Historical Map, which includes Waterways, Watercourses & Railroads. The Road and Historical Maps also include the City-centers and cemeteries that can be found at NationalAtlas.gov. There is also a Surname/Patent Index and a Surname/Township Index to help you dive into the right area of the County. ADAR410-$39.00