“I is for Index” – It’s more than just a list of names!

atozpostcards_ifrontIt may be the most boring and tedious section in your book, but it’s definitely the most popular! It’s the first place students look to see how many times they’re in the book!

  • Generate your index throughout the year to make sure you’re including everyone in your book at least twice. Highlight your target list in one color (students that are only in it once) and your blacklist in another color (students in it too many times)
  • If you are including everyone, why not advertise it? Post your index in a window with the headline, “Buy a Yearbook. Look how many times you’re in it!”
  • Make your index more interesting by interspersing club photos and other group photos to break up the monotony of names
  • Be creative with the letters: have students spell out the letters on the floor, include world news that begins with that letter, take photos of areas around the school that “create” the letter,…

*This entry is part of “The Yearbook Ladies’ A to Zs of Yearbook”
project. If you’d like to download the “I” card, go to the “Adviser
Resources” section of www.theyearbookladies.com

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