Hints + Tips for Creating, Marketing & Selling Your Yearbook

Common Yearbook Errors: Ashley & Ashleigh / Steven & Stephen

In our last blog we talked about some of the most common yearbook errors: Principal / Principle It / It's / Its They’re / There / Their So now you've gone through the process of checking these concerns, have made your corrections, and now feel like you've created a...

“The Principal Administrator at my School is the Principal”

It's 11:00 at night.  You've just submitted your book.  You’ve gone to sleep and then, suddenly, it's 2:00 a.m. and you're wide awake, "what's wrong with the yearbook?" Hundreds of pictures, hundreds of names, thousands of words.  Is it all right?  Is someone in the...

Yearbook Corrections and Resubmissions

YearbookLife wants to ensure that your yearbook is produced error-free.  Therefore, we issue PDF proofs so you can review your book one more time before it moves into the production process. Corrections to your book will be made based upon the following pricing...

Yearbook Deadlines and Stuff

Yearbook season is in full swing!  Before you know it, your yearbook will be complete and you'll be ready for submission. Just some information to get you through to the end... Final Deadlines If you need to work past the submission date on your agreement or on the...

Working Off the (Ladder) Grid

So you’re in full design and layout mode with your yearbook.  You’ve got yourself all organized…  you have  candid images getting uploaded, you have your student portraits uploaded, and your page ladder is organized.  Except… it turns out that your school added...

“That’s a Wrap” – Yearbook Cover Layout Parameters

Your yearbook cover can set the tone of your entire yearbook.  It establishes the theme and invites people to see what’s inside. So let’s make sure that all of your hard work doesn’t get trimmed away and that all of the components of your cover – front, back, spine,...

Let the Pictavo Help Menu Help You

Let us help you find the answer to your Pictavo question! Did you know that Pictavo has a very extensive Help Menu that can be accessed from any Pictavo page? Just click on the "Help" button in the upper right hand corner.  This will open Pictavo's help section in a...

Yearbook Cover Art Idea – Student Drawings

One of the more common cover art design options is to use student artwork.  Many schools will suggest a theme for their cover and conduct a student art contest.  The drawings are then judged and the winner, or winners, drawing is placed on the cover as the design. But...

Ads for Sale, Ads for Sale, 50 Cents an Ad!

Not quite… but yearbook ads are the best way to make a profit! Let’s face it, the goal of selling yearbooks isn’t to price gouge your students and parent.  You want to be able to sell your yearbooks at the lowest cost possible to make it accessible to as many students...

There Is No “I” In Team

So you have chosen, or been appointed, to be the Administrator of your school’s yearbook. Whether you have come to this position voluntarily or by assignment, it’s time to realize (if you haven’t already) that this is not a one man show! Designing, organizing,...

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