Helpful Tips To Beautify Your Yearbook Layouts

Yearbook crunch season is right around the corner (did it ever really leave?) and the task can be daunting. Luckily, there are plenty of best practices and hot tips out there to help you minimize stress and still create a beautiful trove of memories for families to enjoy far into the future. Here are a few favorites. Square layouts are simple but effective! Instagram got it right: square photos let you squeeze a lot of space out of each page. If you have a lot of photos of a particular club or activity and you are struggling to fit them all together, consider getting creative in your cropping! A collage… Read More

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Announcing our Advisors Package

At Entourage, we recognize dedicated yearbook advisors who volunteer their time and energy for their school. There is a lot of behind-the-scences work that is done, and not a lot of help or credit given during the project. That’s why we’re excited to announce our Advisors Package! Once an advisor signs on with Entourage, they will be given customizable gifts to accomplish their yearbook goals. From fundraising to incentives, and even a gift just for them, our yearbook advisors receive exactly what everyone needs to make their best yearbook ever. Free Photobook for each yearbook purchase Photobooks can be a perfect add on to your yearbook! We’ll send one free… Read More

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How to Make a Yearbook: Part 2

This is part two in our blog posts detailing the 10 most essential steps in making a yearbook. For part 1, check out our blog post here! 6. Establish a yearbook style guide. If the above steps give any indication, yearbooks consist of a tremendous amount of content from a wide range of sources. Without an overarching vision, your yearbook could turn out to be a jumbled mess. We highly recommend creating a style guide early on in the process to help you and your team stay true to a singular vision throughout the lifetime of the project. Check out our recent blog post on creating a style guide for… Read More

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How to Make a Yearbook: Part 1

How to Make a Yearbook Making a yearbook that perfectly encapsulates a whole school year of memories can seem incredibly daunting, at first. As with any endeavor, though, the task becomes much more approachable when you break it down into actionable steps. If you remain organized and ensure that you get the support and funding you need, you will find that creating a yearbook can be an immensely gratifying project for you and your yearbook staff. The yearbook pros at Entourage Yearbooks have put together the first 5 most essential steps for making a yearbook below. Stay tuned for the latter 5 steps next week! 1. Create and organize a… Read More

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5 Essential Interviewing Tips for Yearbooks

Content is the lifeblood of any yearbook – features on clubs, spreads that highlight memorable games, and pages devoted to the prom and other big school events are all essential includes. Interspersing interviews with students, teachers, and faculty throughout your yearbook lends this content a vibrant and personal touch. For the inexperienced, conducting an interview can be somewhat intimidating. Although they seem simple on the surface, it can be difficult to keep the conversation focused while remaining relaxed and natural. Does your yearbook staff need a hand with their interviews? Try giving them Entourage Yearbook’s top five interviewing tips for yearbooks! 1. Don’t ask “yes” or “no” questions. Interviews are… Read More

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Top 4 Ways to Get Yearbook Inspiration

A new school year is rapidly approaching, which means that new yearbook projects are about to commence in schools all across the country. Whether this is your first yearbook committee or your 30th, you likely want to come up with an original approach that excites students, parents, and administrators while staying true to your school’s unique identity. This is often much easier said than done.  As a yearbook company, we help our clients create yearbooks all the time. Still, we never cease to be amazed at the creativity that schools and their yearbook teams display! The possibilities are truly endless. While that can be intimidating, there are a few ways… Read More

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