Archives | 2015

November 26, 2015

Print or Digital?

Category: Yearbooks Blog

Seven years ago the sky was falling in the publishing world; book sales dropped as consumers were migrating to e-readers. Soon it seemed like almost every one you knew had one. You couldn’t get on a bus or walk through the airport without seeing an e-reader. At the same time, true book lovers couldn’t fathom […]

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September 28, 2015

9 Practical Tips for Time Management

Category: Yearbooks Blog

The season of fall means crisp mornings, boots, football, pumpkin flavored everything, and school. It is practically impossible to stay on task when all you want to do is soak up the last moments of warmth with your friends and family. Believe me there is nothing more addicting and tempting than the warm rays of […]

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June 29, 2015

Welcome to Summer!

Category: Yearbooks Blog

While the spring yearbook rush is over, our employee-owners are still very busy with many great trade books, coffee-table books, and other titles on the presses. After a significant drop off in book orders during the recession that started in 2008, we’re pleased to report that orders for printed books have roared back over the […]

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May 13, 2015

Happy Manitoba Day!

Category: Yearbooks Blog

Hello Everyone! I’m Bethany Epp, the new Yearbook Marketing Coordinator. I am excited to keep you all up to date with what is going on at Friesens. It’s Manitoba Day! Our lovely province is turning 145 today, the perfect opportunity to introduce you to some fun facts about our home province. Friesens is located in […]

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May 13, 2015

A Closer Look: Chris Dorey

Category: Yearbooks Blog

We work with many incredible yearbook advisors to create award-winning books. It is through these relationships that we continue to learn and grow together. One of these incredible advisors is Chris Dorey at St. Paul Catholic High School in Ottawa,ON. His yearbook teams have won numerous awards for innovative designs and themes, including the American […]

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May 13, 2015

Cover Contest Winners

Category: Yearbooks Blog

Hello Everyone,The yearbook cover contest was a success once again and we are thrilled to announce the winners. The competing schools had some incredible artists. We hope you enjoy the winning designs as much as we do. First Place: San Leandro High School – San Leandro CA, USA. Prize: SLR Camera Second Place: Mount Boucherie […]

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March 16, 2015

March Yearbook List

Category: Yearbooks Blog

Do you feel it? It’s really starting to get busy isn’t it. The deadlines are close, the pages are being proofed and your nerves are starting to fray like a tight rope that has seen too many travellers. Here are a few tips to keep your students and staff in harmony. Food – People are […]

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February 10, 2015

February Yearbook List

Category: Yearbooks Blog

It’s February! It’s hard to believe the year is more then half way over. Let’s take a moment to review – What are your plans? What are your goals? How is your yearbook coming together? Here are a few questions to ask as you head into the critical months of yearbook. How are your deadlines? […]

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January 14, 2015

January Yearbook List

Category: Yearbooks Blog

Happy New Year! I hope you had a great holiday and you’re ready to get back into the wonderful world of yearbook. I know we definitely are. Here are a few things to remember as you get back into the swing of things. Review yearbook sales and plan a last chance yearbook sales promotion. Review […]

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