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Need to sharpen your yearbook skills? Ask Mike! In season one of this podcast from the Walsworth Yearbooks Podcast Network (WYPN), Mike Taylor explores what it takes to tell a great story with your yearbook, with a few laughs along the way. Mike enhances his already immense yearbook knowledge through interviews with yearbook advisers across the country, and helps advisers and staffs create their amazing yearbooks. Do you have a burning yearbook question you’d like to ask Mike? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
||CleanHow do I take even better photos?||Your yearbook staff may already take great photos, but there's always room for improvement. That's where photography expert Mark Murray comes in. He knew he wanted to teach photography when he was just a kid, and made that dream come true. Mark and...||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow do I find and tell awesome yearbook stories?||Finding great yearbook stories can be a challenge. Yearbook staffs want to make every year different, but much of the school year is always the same. There are always football games. Prom always happens. Two great advisers are here to help your staff...||10/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow can student leaders coach great writers?||Some students are born leaders. Some develop into great leaders. Either way, strong student leadership fosters strong yearbook programs. Recorded on location at the Elite Weekend yearbook workshop in Kansas City this September, host Mike Taylor found...||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy should I join NSPA?||Happy National Yearbook Week! This week is all about celebrating yearbook and building a better yearbook program. That makes it the perfect time for host Mike Taylor to bring in Gary Lundgren of the National Scholastic Press Association (NSPA). In...||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat makes yearbook storytelling great?||Bruce Watterson is widely known as "The Yearbook Whisperer," and episode eight of Ask Mike helps illustrate how he earned that title. Watterson and host Mike Taylor delve into the possibilities yearbook staffs can create. In their conversation,...||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow do I market my yearbook?||Kathy Beers is a marketing genius. It's not just us who think that. Her creative methods are used by yearbook staffs far and wide. In this episode of Ask Mike, Kathy chats with host Mike Taylor about some of her favorite methods to sell...||9/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow can I be a great yearbook editor?||Mike Taylor is helping editors prepare for the school year in episode six of Ask Mike! He interviews former yearbook editors, current editors just starting their year, and even brings in a couple of advisers! They discuss how yearbook helped recent...||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy should I do a yearbook boot camp?||In this episode of Ask Mike, Mike Taylor discusses yearbook boot camp! At the start of the year, guest advisers Allison Miller and Susan McNulty each run their own yearbook boot camp. It helps them start the year off right! They're sharing how...||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhy should I attend an Elite Weekend?||In Episode 4, Mike Taylor discusses the benefits of attending an Elite Weekend. He and former attendees discuss how they took their yearbook to the next level in one weekend.||8/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow do I inspire creativity in my students?||In episode three of Ask Mike, Mike Taylor, CJE, sits down with Becky and Dow Tate. Becky Tate is the adviser at Shawnee Mission North in Overland Park, Kansas. Dow Tate is the yearbook adviser at Shawnee Mission East in Prairie Village, Kansas. This...||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow do I structure my book for better coverage?||Recorded live at the NSPA/Gloria Shields workshop in Dallas, Texas, episode two of Ask Mike focuses on how to structure your yearbook for better coverage. Whether it's chronological, traditional or blended, Mike Taylor brought in a group of...||7/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow do I choose my yearbook theme?||How do I choose my yearbook theme?||5/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|