our technology 

Whatever your preference and skill level, Balfour has an easily accessible technology to meet your needs.

Whether it's page design, signature publishing or e-marketing, we'll help you get it done quickly and easily.

design and submission applications
StudioWorks

 

Looking for a comprehensive online yearbook solution? We have perfected our exclusive software to make yearbook design easy to learn and fun to use.

Intuitive tools enhance page layouts with advanced design features, image editing effects and customizable modules.



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Balfour Tools

Streamline your yearbook production. Our exclusive toolbar for Adobe® InDesign® tracks and manage the status of your publication’s documents and images from a single folder!

Individual staff logins, ability to see which user has which spread open and intra-staff messaging are part of the collaboration suite built into BalfourTools.

 

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Encore

 

Encore runs on HTML5 and works on any device, from desktops to Chromebooks. It's designed for anyone, no matter where or how they work.

Setting up your book has never been easier, giving your staff visibility into every aspect of your yearbook project. And it automatically creates your student index as you work.



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My Year

myYear is browser-based, which means your don't have to slog through outdated, clunky software (lookin' at you Flash). An internet connection is all you need. 

myYear comes pre-packed with 25 professionally designed theme-packages–including covers, theme pages, clipart, background and templates!

 

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advisor and staff resources
ImageShare

 

Yearbook photographers can’t be everywhere. With our ImageShare app, anyone in your school community can easily share photos of school events or friends from their phones. 

Extend yearbook coverage with additional photos from performances, activities, events and hobbies. The possibilities are endless! 



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Bal4.TV & Aurasma

Bal4.tv and Aurasma are two great solutions for adding video to your yearbook. They’re easy ways to extend your coverage beyond the printed page. Feature slideshows or footage with ease.

Scan a Bal4.tv QR code or a photo itself with Aurasma, and watch your stories come to life. Senior tributes, events, and graduation coverage will never be the same!

 

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Marketplace

 

An e-commerce solution, Balfour.com Marketplace takes online marketing and ordering off your hands. It helps free you and your staff to do what you do best–create a great yearbook.

 

It's a convenient and secure way to sell your yearbook as well as senior and business ads, eliminating virtually all of the paperwork and bookkeeping hassles. And with AdBuilder, it's super easy to for buyers to create their ads and send them directly to your project.



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Studio & Sell It!

Studio gives you visibility into your yearbook creation process with the at-a-glance dashboard–featuring deadline insights, book sales status, seasonal to-do's and coverage reporting.

With Sell It!, you can design and send high-impact email communications to parents and students in minutes. View buyer vs. non-buyer reports to increase coverage and market directly to non-buyers faster.

 

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