Prepare to be inspired – fall Idea File magazine now out

In honor of our 30th anniversary, we’ve redesigned Idea File. Come check out all the interesting reads, useful information and inspiration examples.

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October 11, 2019 / Marketing / National Yearbook Week

Marketing and selling your yearbook are as important as the right theme, outstanding design and amazing photography. A great yearbook, with each student in the yearbook multiple times, will make students feel included and help with your yearbook sales. If every student in your school doesn’t already buy a yearbook, then it’s time to level…

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October 10, 2019 / National Yearbook Week / Theme

“So, what’s our theme going to be for this year?” It’s one of the first questions a yearbook staff tackles, but even once you’ve decided your theme, the question still plays out all year long as you decide how to implement the theme. You’ve likely already decided on your theme and are busy implementing it…

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October 10, 2019 / Copywriting / National Yearbook Week

So you’re ready to Level Up your writing. Congrats! The fact that you’re reading this blog already means you are taking steps in the “write” direction. In the yearbook world, we know that any story worth telling is worth telling well. Sure, a picture may be worth a thousand words, but a picture with words…

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Pictures help tell the story of the year in a way that draws your readers into your book. They can educate, illuminate, entertain and make our world a more beautiful place. Eye-catching photos will grab your attention and improve a yearbook spread beyond measure. In a world full of iPhones, Androids and countless types of…

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October 7, 2019 / Design / National Yearbook Week

They say beauty is in the eye of the beholder. As yearbookers, we know the pride you see when you hold that finished product, but are you effectively conveying your message to the intended beholder – the student body – through your design? Since a little design TLC never hurt anyone, we’ve compiled some of…

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October 4, 2019 / Podcasts

Entries to the Level Up contest are due this Sunday, Oct. 6. In celebration of the contest, WYPN podcast hosts Mike Taylor, CJE, and Jim Jordan worked together to produce a joint episode! You can listen to these special episodes at walsworthyearbooks.com/podcasts. Enter the contest by Sunday evening at walsworthyearbooks.com/level-up. They interviewed the advisers and…

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October 1, 2019 / News

Submissions from eight Walsworth Yearbooks schools were named Finalists by the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) on Monday in its 2019 Design of the Year Contest. Most notably, 10 Finalists were named in the Yearbook Page/Spread and Yearbook Theme Package categories. In both cases, five of those 10 Finalists were from Walsworth Yearbooks schools. The Yearbook…

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September 23, 2019 / News

Yearbook staffs from five Walsworth Yearbooks schools were represented last week when the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA) announced the Finalists in its 2019 Photo of the Year Contest. In the Sports Reaction Photo category, there were five Walsworth finalists, including Hanna Corny from Palo Alto High School in Palo Alto, California; Aidan McCall from J.W.…

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