- educate genealogists about records and research methodology;
- enable genealogists with similar research interests to communicate with each other;
- share local, national, and international news of concern to genealogists; and
- allow researchers to publish the fruits of their research efforts.
Harold Henderson and Michael Hait, "US Genealogy Writer's Market -- a quick questionnaire for editors," Midwestern Microhistory: A Genealogy Blog, posted 19 August 2013 (http://midwesternmicrohistory.blogspot.com : viewed [date]). [Please feel free to link to the specific post if you prefer.]