For members of the armed forces and their families, deployment yearbooks say what words cannot

When members of the 304th Brigade returned home to Texas after a yearlong deployment in Iraq this past November, they were greeted by more than just excited family and friends at Fort Bliss. Also waiting in the wings at the coming home ceremony was Army Sgt. Maj. Doris Long, a 30-year veteran of the U.S. Army and a member of the 304th.Next to Long were stacks of freshly printed and hard-bound “deployment yearbooks.” Delivered with only three days to spare, the pages of 304th Brigade’s deployment yearbook capture the unit’s journey, as well serve as a historical record of the deployment. The book provides insight into the life of a… Read More

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Why Your High School Yearbook Needs an Entourage

Why Your High School Yearbook Needs an Entourage WEBWIRE – Monday, June 15, 2009 These days, seems like everyone needs an entourage. From pop star divas to the president himself, apparently the consensus is that having an Entourage just makes things easier. The founders who created Entourage Yearbooks couldn’t agree more. High school yearbook planning and printing can be a headache and hard to figure out! Everyone at Entourage Yearbooks say it doesn’t have to be. That’s why when schools work with Entourage, they simply get more.  Entourage offers more than just a toll free line to call for technical support. Wise Words From Entourage’s COO According to Edward Jo,… Read More

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Judge a Book by its (Hard) Cover

Judge a Book by its (Hard) Cover Making a hardcover book Making a hardcover book is simple. Just cut some sheets of paper, fold along the grain, punch holes, and sew it together. All you have to do next is seal the spine with glue, attach the cardboard cover, and viola, a hardcover book! Sounds easy, right? It is, but how exactly does a printer select the most viable printing solution when it comes to hardcovers? Which method works best for these books, digital or traditional offset printing? Many times these two options come to mind, and questions have been raised since the introduction of on-demand printing. In the Classroom… Read More

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US 1 – Companies on the Move

US 1 – Companies on the Move Edited by Kathleen McGinn Spring New in Town Entourage, a start-up with new offices on Alexander Road, is promising busy yearbook coordinators a faster, easier to put together yearbook at a price that is a good 30 percent less than that of traditionally produced yearbooks. The company publishes yearbooks using all-digital technology, and has just purchased a Canon 7000 vp state-of-the-art digital printer on which to turn out its yearbooks. “It’s the first in the area, the latest in digital prints,” says Edward Jo, manager of the company. Jo, who most recently was the owner of Image Photos, a 20-year-old photo print store… Read More

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