Everyone does yearbook a little differently, and that’s great! There’s nothing else quite like yearbook at a school and that unique position can lead to some creative solutions. What brilliant yearbook idea have you had? What ideas are passed down from adviser to adviser at your school? Perhaps all the advisers in your area get…
For many Online Design schools, first deadlines arrive in January. Portrait pages are likely to be included in that deadline. You might think you have all the bases covered, but there’s a chance you might be forgetting something. Over on Yearbook Help, we’ve compiled a list of 10 portrait and index tips you should know,…
The holidays are over, and most schools are back in class this week. That means yearbook staffs will be back at work. Sometimes it can be hard to immediately jump back in after a couple weeks off and hit the ground running. But with half the year gone and deadlines approaching for many staffs, there’s…
The 2013 yearbook was Andrew Plonsky’s fourth as the adviser at Trinity School in New York, and although he still feels like he has a lot to learn, he’s finally got the basics down.
The ladder represents the blueprint for the coverage plans for the year, and those plans can change. Unlike a Jenga tower, the whole book is not going to collapse if you have to move things around. Build your ladder in a way that allows for adjustments, if necessary.
As your staff sets out on their yearbook quest for the upcoming school year, it is crucial for them to understand the importance of using their ladder to get the book organized and on track.
Can you imagine a yearbook that does not include the school name? They exist. Here are five places you need to put your yearbook essentials, and what you should include.
Have you started thinking about the 2011 yearbook yet? The latest issue of Idea File magazine will get you in the mood. Valuable information on yearbook marketing and how to boost your sales, as well as book organization and workflow, is all packed into this issue. Be sure to check it out!
Recently there has been a significant increase in yearbooks that cover school events in chronological order. Some of the advisers who oversee those yearbooks say their chronological coverage books are here to stay for several years.
Regardless of how many times you have told your staff how to properly manage their document files, this duplication or similar confusion of files is bound to throw a wrench into even the most organized of staffs. Google Documents has a solution for this problem, and solutions for a myriad of others.