ROOTS-L Mailing List (Archived on RootsWeb)
A continuation of the oldest genealogical email list on the Internet, ROOTS-L, formerly hosted at RootsWeb. Historical archives (1987-2020) can be still be found on RootsWeb: https://lists.rootsweb.com/hyperkitty/list/roots.rootsweb.com/.
Genealogy Web Site Creation » Advertise Your New Web Site » Genealogy Mailing Lists & Newsgroups
Choose the most appropriate mailing lists and/or newsgroups to advertise your site on. Don't send out an announcement to EVERY group you can find (a.k.a. "Spam") because this can be a waste of system resources for those groups that wouldn't have an interest in your site. It is also against the generally accepted rules of netiquette (cooperative and polite behavior on the Internet). Following are some of the more general mailing lists & newsgroups.