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January 12, 2022

Friesens Surpasses $100 Million in Annual Revenue

By Chad Friesen Friesens Corporation had a very successful 2021, achieving a record $100 Million in sales for the first time. While many other businesses continued to struggle (including two of our own), overall, we had one of our best years in over a decade thanks to really strong performance in our Book Division and […]

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December 03, 2021

Scaling Images

By Brad Schmidt – Colour Tech Support Specialist There are often different approaches that can be taken when preparing a book. When using InDesign or Photoshop there are often multiple ways to achieve the end result. In speaking with different users of Photoshop, you will find that there are many different approaches for how to […]

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October 28, 2021

2021-2022 Trends: Photography

The first permanent photograph was made in the mid-1820’s, and in the two centuries since, technology has changed drastically, allowing for not only more detail, but granting the opportunity to capture images of incredible new places, from the depths of the ocean, to stars thousands of light years away. Like denim jeans and the controversial […]

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September 15, 2021

Reviewing A Yearbook

As you start to build the 2021-2022 yearbook, it’s a good idea to take some time and review the previous year’s book with your staff. Reflect on how the year went, look at your yearbook and take notes on what changes you’d like to make for this year. Here are some pieces to keep in […]

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August 25, 2021

5 Design Trends for 2021-2022

Whether you want your yearbook to be on the cutting edge of design, or if you prefer to keep the pages looking like the classic layouts of years past, paying attention to current design trends can help a great deal when creating your yearbook. However, tracking what’s in vogue can be time consuming. Below are […]

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May 20, 2021

What To Expect When You’re Expecting…Your Yearbooks

You’ve just gotten the email – the Yearbooks have left the printer’s and are on their way to you! Congratulations – now what? It often feels like the last bit of work you need to do for your publication is letting your Print Consultant know that the book is approved and ready to go, however, […]

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February 26, 2021

Telling A Story

Making the Most Out Of An Interview Here is the most important thing to know about reporting: there are NO stories about homecoming, or football, or English class. Oh, you’ll have spreads devoted to these, but the page ladder is about structuring your topics, not the story-telling that readers will find on each spread. All […]

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February 05, 2021

2021 COVER CONTEST WINNERS

Every year, schools from across Canada and the United States enter our Yearbook Cover Contest. These cover entries are judged at both the Regional and National levels and brought before a panel that includes designers and printing specialists according to the following categories: Colour, Creativity, Composition and Difficulty. Congratulations to our National winners for this […]

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December 01, 2020

Your students are doing exceptional things. Capture it.

Ensure your students hard work is saved for the future.

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November 27, 2020

Yearbook Disclaimers

Acknowledging Your Mistakes In A Publication Although it may not happen as a recurring theme, every advisor goes through it at some point: you’ve handed out all the copies of your yearbook, and the calls (and texts, and emails) start coming in. “_____’s name is spelled wrong” “My child is missing from the football page” […]

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