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NOTES FOR GREAT EDITORS

Your time is now. You’ve spent years working hard to help produce incredible yearbooks, but now you’re the Editor-in-Chief. What you may not realize is that this is the most important job you’ve ever had.

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THE ART OF THE INTERVIEW

Interviewing is so much more than just getting a good quote. Learn how to make your yearbook copy come alive with the art of the interview.

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THE HUMAN EXPERIENCE

All right, here’s the secret: We care about people, not things. That’s it. When it comes to yearbook copy, we want to remember how we felt about the year, not just the dates on which events happened and what their outcomes were.

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YBK: IT'S A BIG DEAL

It’s hard to guess exactly why the buy-rate at Blue Valley West High School in Overland Park, Kansas, is nearly twice the national average, but it’s not hard to understand how important culture and tradition are in the equation.

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WE'VE ALL SAID IT BEFORE

If you’ve been a yearbooker very long, you’ve probably been in a conversation — or 15 —about how yearbook is forever.
You’ve likely preached it as you work with newbies — and when you’re reminding experienced staffers they can do better. Your mantra about creating the only permanent record of the school year probably echoes in the heads of staffers every time they recall their yearbook experiences.

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My Life Beyond Yearbooks

Giovanni Montalvo didn’t get his yearbook portrait taken his senior year at Cinco Ranch High School. Or his junior, or sophomore or freshman year. He can’t really remember why. He was still interviewed for his senior yearbook and even made a video, “My Life Through Yearbooks,” (above) which has more …

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Top 10 Reasons to Join Yearbook

Joining the team that puts together your school’s yearbook is more than just a great way to get involved with your school. It’s also a great way to learn all sorts of valuable skills.#10 It gets you involvedYearbook is a great way to get involved with every aspect of your …

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Use Memes to Sell More Yearbooks

h1.post-name {display: none;}Use Memes to sell More YearbooksYou’ve definitely seen them.You’ve probably laughed or smiled at them.And you may have even passed them on.They’re memes.And while a popular meme might be good for a laugh or two, they’re also good for your yearbook business because they’re a good way to …

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