Fall 2018 issue of Idea File will help your yearbook staff create a firm foundation

The Fall 2018 issue of Idea File magazine, all about getting organized for the first half of the year, is now available in our Idea File gallery.

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Fall 2012

October 30, 2012 / Fall 2012 / Staff Management

My calendar on my desk reads like a roadmap of my chaotic life. It is ringed with coffee stains. Highlighted, double-checked and scratched out appointments and deadlines are scrawled across each week. But anyone familiar with the world of yearbooks knows a little bit of chaos is what keeps this industry running.

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October 24, 2012 / Book Organization / Fall 2012

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.

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October 23, 2012 / Fall 2012

Walsworth Publishing has spent the year celebrating its 75th anniversary. The company reached this major milestone while still being owned by the family that started it. Under that ownership, the company maintains its attitude of treating customers and employees like family, which, in turn, has helped the company grow.

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October 18, 2012 / Fall 2012 / Middle School Moment

Assuming the position of middle school yearbook adviser, which is usually part of a full teaching schedule, can be an overwhelming task. While middle school yearbooks may not be of the same magnitude as those created at the high school level, they provide unique challenges and require significant planning as well as creativity.

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