Yearbook for your ears with WYPN

The Walsworth Yearbooks Podcast Network (WYPN) launches with two inaugural shows, Ask Mike and Yearbook Chat with Jim, providing advisers with a convenient, entertaining way to absorb information.

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July 19, 2018 / Employee Spotlight

Here at Walsworth Yearbooks, we’re lucky to have many excellent employees. These are the people who make our company run. Some of them interact with our customers every day, but many of them don’t. We’re lucky to have these people, and are sharing a little bit about them in our Employee Spotlight series. Susan Smith…

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July 18, 2018 / Theme

As yearbook staffs begin work on their 2019 books this summer, one of the first challenges they will take on is developing a theme. At summer workshops and at back-to-school training sessions, staffs will be brainstorming for that perfect theme to kick-start the creative process for their 2019 book. Walsworth’s online Theme Galleries have been…

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July 11, 2018 / Adviser Academy

After a rousing game involving blindfolds, birthdays and putting your trust in strangers, 2018 Adviser Academy attendees sat down Wednesday morning to hear from company president Don Walsworth. He shared two histories: the company history and his own personal story. The company The company was started by Walsworth’s grandfather in 1937. His grandmother was a…

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July 10, 2018 / Adviser Academy

Day two of Walsworth’s Adviser Academy in Kansas City kicked off on Tuesday with a presentation from journalism specialist Mike Taylor, CJE, and yearbook special consultant Jim Jordan, who shared the foundational elements that every great yearbook has in the session, “The Look. The Story. The Words. The Images.” The two experienced yearbookers explained “the…

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July 9, 2018 / Adviser Academy

The 2018 Adviser Academy began on Monday at the Marriott Country Club Plaza in Kansas City. Walsworth journalism specialist Mike Taylor, CJE, kicked off the morning’s opening session with a getting-to-know-you activity for the 100+ advisers in attendance. Advisers wrote down their names and three facts about themselves before folding a paper airplane and throwing…

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July 8, 2018 / News

When people think of yearbook, they might think of writing, photography or design. Listening is probably not high on the list, but we’re looking to change that with the Walsworth Yearbooks Podcast Network (WYPN). Podcasts are a convenient, entertaining way to absorb information. WYPN helps us make yearbook even more accessible. The shows WYPN’s two…

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July 3, 2018 / Adviser Academy

As Walsworth’s 2018 Adviser Academy approaches this July in Kansas City, the Yearbooks Blog has been getting you ready for the event with a new Inside Look at the Academy through a series of Q&As with the instructors. Karen Johnson remembers when she was a brand new yearbook adviser 13 years ago. It was a bit intimidating.…

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Walsworth Yearbook School Store
June 26, 2018 / News

Walsworth Yearbooks is happy to announce a new School Store experience for you and your community. Beginning today, you will see a new interface along with new features to make purchasing yearbooks and ads online easier at yearbookforever.com. To help you take advantage of the new School Store, we have prepared a short instructional video.…

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June 18, 2018 / Employee Spotlight

Here at Walsworth Yearbooks, we’re lucky to have many excellent employees. These are the people who make our company run. Some of them interact with our customers every day, but many of them don’t. We’re lucky to have these people, and are sharing a little bit about them in our Employee Spotlight series. Dan Davis…

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June 13, 2018 / New Advisers / Theme

Summer workshop season is here, which for many of you means your yearbook staff will soon be heading off to camp to start thinking about cover designs and brainstorming for that perfect theme idea. Walsworth’s Mike Taylor, CJE, wants to help! He loves talking yearbooks (of course), and particularly loves talking yearbook themes. Which is…

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