All yearbook advisers can benefit from the Adviser Mentor Program

In his latest column, Walsworth's Jim Jordan explains how the Adviser Mentor Program helps new yearbook advisers by providing a friend to guide and encourage them.

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October 31, 2016 / Marketing

We’re now only a few weeks away from one of the biggest online shopping days of the year, and Walsworth Yearbooks is helping staffs get ready. Known as Cyber Monday, the Monday after Thanksgiving has become a day where people look for great online-only deals and sales. Billions of dollars are spent each year in…

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October 24, 2016 / Marketing

High school football is big in Texas, and the yearbook staff at Timber Creek High School in Fort Worth used a fun, clever idea to spread awareness of their yearbook sales this season. The staff created fans to hand out to the spectators at the first game of the season, while it was still hot…

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October 24, 2014 / Marketing

Teenagers talk a lot, so let’s train them to use their gift of gab to sell business ads. If your staff sells business ads, you face the challenge of giving your students the confidence and poise they need to approach the owners and managers of your local business community.

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March 10, 2014 / Advertising / Marketing / Spring 2014

To make money, it’s been said yearbook staffs should sell their products – yearbooks, ads and options – and not candy bars and car washes. If your yearbook staff has a great annual fundraiser that your school enjoys, stick with it. But if it’s time to venture into or improve your business ad sales, these tips should get your staff organized and increase their confidence.

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October 17, 2012 / Advertising / Fall 2012

Your yearbook program needs revenue. That precious money can come from a variety of places. Sales of the book, obviously, are the most important, and creative fundraisers can supplement the budget, but ad sales are a vital piece of the pie that you might not be maximizing.

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