How to Determine Your Yearbook Page Count

How to Determine Your Yearbook Page Count

Aug 8th 2019

It’s hard to believe that summer is almost over and the back-to-school season is already upon us. If you’re anything like many of our new advisers, you've found yourself in charge of a yearbook and totally unsure of where to start. First things first, you’ll want to determine a cover type for your book (check out our tips on that here). Next, you’ll need to know how many pages your book will need. We have some tips for this as well.

The easiest way to determine your page count is to reference last year’s book. You can look over the pages and decide if there’s anything you’d omit from the book or if there are any events you wish had been included and adjust the page count accordingly. No previous book to reference? No problem! Make a quick list of all classes, events, and organizations you’d like to include in your book. Consider which ones will need full pages and which could share pages. Don’t forget to count any staff portrait pages, introductory pages, or autograph pages you may want to include. Once you have your list, you’ll have a quick count of how many pages you need.

If you’re looking for an even quicker option, you can typically count on needing one page for every 6-10 students in your school. Working with Blossom? Don’t sweat the page count. Blossom keeps your page count flexible, and you can add or remove pages any time before check-out. Feel free to reach out if you’d like a quick tutorial on this process.

As always, we’re here to help! Contact us here with any questions you may have.