Project Management

Calendar pattern
Keeping Up-To-Date: Is It Time for a School Calendar? 1920 1015 YOLO

Keeping Up-To-Date: Is It Time for a School Calendar?

A school calendar is a popular choice for a school fundraiser and for good reason! Calendars are easy to create, popular and profitable. A school calendar is a popular choice for a school fundraiser and for good reason! Calendars are easy to create, popular and profitable. This article explores the benefits and processes of creating…

YOLO NZ Pinterest Phone
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How to Get the Most Out of Your Pinterest Boards

Pinterest is a great platform for collecting images for all types of hobbies and projects. You may already be using Pinterest in your personal life, but it is also a great site for yearbook planning. If you have created a yearbook or leavers’ book with YOLO, you will know that we are fans of Pinterest!…

school yearbook publication
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Creating a Collaborative School Publication From Start to Finish

There are many types of school publications, from yearbooks to leavers’ books, calendars to newsletters. But one thing that all successful publications have in common is a personal connection with the reader.  This personal connection can begin long before the publication goes to print. Involving your school community from start to finish will help you…

Digital yearbook features
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Digital Features to Include in Your Yearbook

Much of the 2020 school year will likely be taught online. With students not physically in class and a lot of school events cancelled, your yearbook content may need to adapt. Technology is helping us connect and teach, and it can also help us create and share yearbook content. Digital features bring a yearbook to…

maintaining connection school
Staying Connected With Your School Community Remotely 1920 1280 YOLO

Staying Connected With Your School Community Remotely

We are lucky to live in a digital age where we can adapt and creative ideas make all the difference.  The 2020 school year may feel uncertain, but there are still lots of ways to teach and connect with your students. Here are some ideas that might improve the coming months and help you to…

Yearbook design
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How to Maintain Simplicity in a Busy Yearbook

A yearbook full of content is a good thing for both your school and the reader. School events, important notices and great photography should all be highlighted – but how do you retain a sense of calmness and cohesion? Simplicity improves communication and comprehension, which ensures the reader understands the intended message. Here are some…

Digital school newsletters
Digital School Newsletters: Keep your school up to date 1920 1280 YOLO

Digital School Newsletters: Keep your school up to date

Did you know that over 60% of New Zealanders now prefer to consume their daily news online?[i] Online news is easier to access and update than print media, so should your school follow suit? A digital newsletter keeps your school community up to date on important news and events. No longer will your school updates remain…

Yearbook Prep
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How to Yearbook Prep During the Off-Season

We all know yearbooks are a lot of work, especially in the last few months of the year. So how can we make this process easier next time around? Here are some techniques to try before the new school year commences, to better streamline and manage the process. Write Notes After finally finishing last year’s…

Yearbook Printing Process
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The Yearbook Printing Process

The last 6 weeks of yearbook production are busy! You have spent the entire school year gathering and creating content, but this time is especially condensed and involves making sure the book is ready for printing. This article explores all the steps that lead up to printing your yearbook, and how your hard work makes…

internet tools
The Top Ten Internet Tools You’ve Never Heard Of 1800 1162 YOLO

The Top Ten Internet Tools You’ve Never Heard Of

The internet is full of useful tools that can help simplify almost any task. This article will introduce you to some handy websites that you may not have heard of before. From design to project management, these tools will help you with your yearbook organisation and efficiency! 1. WordCounter WordCounter may seem self-explanatory, but it…