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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January 15, 2015 / Video

Our latest fun video submission comes from the yearbook staff at Howard Lake Waverly Winsted High School in Howard Lake, Minn.

This year’s staff is producing a series of episodes called “The Last Yearbook,” which have been played on the school’s news broadcasts each month and on the school’s Facebook page.

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November 13, 2014 / Video

The yearbook staff from South Hall Middle School in Flowery Branch, Ga., is really working on their marketing efforts this year.

The staff got permission from the principal to show some video ads for the yearbook during the school’s announcements, and it has given the group a chance to get creative and have fun with the project.

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September 19, 2014 / Video

Perhaps you’ve seen Ikea’s recent “bookbook” video – the two-minute ad the company posted online upon the release of its annual catalog. The simple, fun video parodied Apple and called attention to the many attributes that Ikea’s printed catalog still has.

The “bookbook” video quickly went viral. Which is why the yearbook staff at Timber Creek High School in Fort Worth, Texas, decided to create their own homage to Ikea’s video.

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September 12, 2014 / Video

The new school year is here! That means we’re ready to see what sorts of fun videos your yearbook staff is coming up with to promote your yearbook.

Our first hilarious video for this year comes from the staff at Hagerty High School in Oviedo, Fla.

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May 20, 2014 / Video

The yearbook staff at Argo Community High School in Summit, Ill., recently put the finishing touches on a yearbook-themed music video it took them two weeks to produce.

The video, a takeoff of the hit song “Best Day of My Life” by the American Authors, uses its own original yearbook lyrics with Argo students singing.

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November 6, 2013 / 2013 Video Contest / Video

With their entry in Walsworth’s 2013 Video Contest, the yearbook staff from Manteo High School in Manteo, N.C., used their theme for this year’s book.

That theme is “The Little Things” as the book focuses on capturing all the little things happening throughout this school year, and the staff created a video to capture that idea, which you can see below.

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