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October 7, 2013 / News / Yearbook Tips

Walsworth’s National Yearbook Week celebration will continue on Tuesday, Oct. 8, when Journalism Specialist Mike Taylor takes center stage to talk design.

There is a real science to current yearbook page design, as Taylor will explore during his webinar at 1 p.m. Central time. The discussion will cover how to use your columns, dominant elements and packaging to relate to your reader.

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September 25, 2013 / News / Yearbook Tips

Walsworth announced that 15 2013 yearbooks are now featured in its online Theme Gallery, which is located in the Showcase area of walsworthyearbooks.com.

Each year Walsworth selects a handful of yearbooks with well-developed themes to appear in the Theme Gallery. A collection of images from each book is displayed, along with captions explaining how the yearbook staff created their effective theme.

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August 29, 2013 / Yearbook Tips

Every yearbook needs lots of great photos. The good news is – there are tons of photos being taken every day by students and parents.

Yearbook staffs working with Walsworth can get their school community to share all those amazing pictures they take throughout the year by using Community Upload. And now, we’ve enhanced the whole process to make it easier to use.

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February 14, 2013 / News / Staff Fun / Yearbook Tips

Check out how one yearbook staff created a fun way to use this year’s Walsworth Day-by-Day Calendar.

The daily Walsworth calendar is filled with all sorts of tips about marketing and journalism, and tons of different fun shout-outs for the staff. So adviser Kelly Krepelka and the staff at Garner High School in Garner, N.C., have been making a colorful collage on the wall of the yearbook room as the days go by this year.

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September 25, 2012 / News / Yearbook Tips

Has your yearbook staff been looking for a little coaching on their headlines, captions or body copy? Maybe you’re working on a great story, but you’re struggling with the lead. If the answer is yes, help is on the way!

As part of its upcoming National Yearbook Week celebration, Walsworth Yearbooks will be spending the entire day on Tuesday, Oct. 9, offering free writing advice to any yearbook staff looking for a little help.

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August 21, 2012 / Yearbook Tips

Recently over in the Idea File area, we wrote about how some yearbook staffs are putting iPads to good use in marketing and selling the yearbook at their sales table.

For the staffs who now have iPads as an available resource, here is a post from the site PadGadget.com with a list of Apps that might be particularly useful with yearbook.

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March 30, 2012 / News / Yearbook Tips

The Yearbooks Blog loves talking to advisers who are doing things to keep the yearbook relevant in their school. Recently we got a chance to chat with Melissa Falkowski from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla.

Falkowski has been the yearbook adviser at MSD for seven years, and is currently working on her master’s degree in journalism through a program from Kent State University.

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