Hints + Tips for Creating, Marketing & Selling Your Yearbook

QuarkXPress®, InDesign® and Photoshop® Submission Guidelines

Before you begin your yearbook project, follow the general guidelines listed below and set the application preferences listed on the following pages. These guidelines apply to all books. Install necessary applications before you start the layout of your yearbook. See...

Submit PDF’s of Your Yearbook Pages

Thanks to the acceptance of PDF files, you can produce your yearbook using one of many programs. All you need are the correct settings, and a basic understanding of how a PDF is created. PDF stands for Portable Document Format, a technology pioneered by Adobe® for the...

Information to Help With Yearbook Submissions

Yearbook page counts must be DIVISIBLE BY 4 (e.g,. 24 or 32 pages, but not 22 or 30 pages). Total page count does not include cover, or inside front or back cover; only interior pages. SMYTH SEWN books need a total page count DIVISIBLE BY 16. You can DESIGN YOUR OWN...

More Enhancements for Your Yearbook

FULL-COLOR COVERS The full-color printed cover is the easiest and most popular cover and is available in both soft and hard covers. It is very popular because of the stunning design techniques and number of colors you can use to immediately capture the reader’s...

Yearbook Cover Enhancements

Make your yearbook standout with these great cover options: BINDING Standard hard cover binding is typically the least expensive of the hard cover binding options, and works well for books with smaller page counts (as low as 24 pages, up to 220 pages). The signatures...

Yearbook Proof Corrections and Fees

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...

As Your Yearbook Deadline Approaches

Yearbook season is in full swing!  Before you know it, your books 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 Pictavo...

How to Submit Your Yearbook

Follow the steps below to submit your Yearbook 1. As each page is completed it should be marked as "Ready for Approval" by the designer.  To mark a page as "Ready for Approval", click on the "Pages" drop down menu in the secondary tool bar and click on the green check...

2013-2014 Current Events Backgrounds & Clip Art

Enjoy more flexibility than ever to choose placement and specific Current Events appropriate for your school or age levels. Add as many as you’d like by simply dragging and dropping the background or individual pieces of art onto any page in your book. All for FREE...

More Pictavo Software Enhancements

NEW tools to help ensure the HIGHEST QUALITY High-Resolution Page View Due to screen resolution limitations that computer monitors have, sometimes high-resolution images can appear blurry in Pictavo. Now you can easily create and view a hi-res version of a page to...

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