A successful genealogy organization system is one you build for yourself and use consistently. You may get ideas from others but there is no one correct or magical way to organize your genealogy files.
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9 Habits of Highly Organized Genealogists:
Genealogy organization includes more than just organizing your physical files. It can and should include organizing the events of your ancestors' lives.
The Ultimate Organization Cheat Sheet for Genealogists- a free printable from The Historium.