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March 2018

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SPRING HOME, GARDEN & MORE

March into spring sales calls loaded with great spec ads and ideas!
■ Grow sales from “garden-variety” advertisers with a Home Garden Showcase, using this month’s Themed Event Package content to get started, along with a bunch of eye-catching gardening and landscape photos. Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link
■ Target home improvement advertisers with ads for a plumber and roofing and siding contractor, as well as a home services directory template, which can be paired with Themed Event Package content for a Spring Home section. Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link or Click Here to Access Third Link
■ Other spring-themed ads are ready to present and sell for an allergy center, RVs, motorcycles, auto parts and footwear. Click Here to Access Link

For more spring sale ads, turn to March MSAL!

SAINT PATRICK’S DAY

Make more green this St. Patrick’s Day!
■ A full-page layout combines St. Pat’s Day history and trivia with a high-profile ad spot. Click Here to Access Link
■ Invite 17 different advertisers to participate in a coupon guide with offers like $17 deals, 17% off, green item markdowns and more. Click Here to Access Link
■ This month’s Community Calendar layout includes an event ad for a local St. Paddy’s Day parade and Irish festival. Click Here to Access Link
■ A double-truck design for a St. Paddy’s Day pub finder guide can also be used to promote special offers and events with alternate headings provided. Click Here to Access Link
■ A Themed Event Package includes a pub crawl map, editorial and promotional ads. Click Here to Access Link
■ Finally, invite advertisers to participate in a “lucky giveaways” contest. Click Here to Access Link

SPA & BEAUTY

Spa and beauty promotions are a popular year-round source of revenue.
■ Find four pages of great photos and fresh artwork featured for salon and spa services like hair care, facials, manicures and more. Click Here to Access Link
■ Help a local medspa promote the latest antiaging and beauty treatment services with a Single Sheet design. Click Here to Access Link
■ Focus on creative color and hair care services with images and an ad for “bold and beautiful” results, as well as a directory template. Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link
■ An ad for at-home skin care solutions is ideal for pharmacies or cosmetics boutiques. Click Here to Access Link
■ Invite local beauty pros to advertise their services while sharing their expertise in a Beauty Q&A, part of this month’s comprehensive Beauty Guide Themed Event Package. Click Here to Access Link

EASTER SHOPPING & CELEBRATING

Easter’s on its way, and you’ll be ready!
■ Attract attention with a full-page Easter infographic layout filled with fun facts for readers, as well as a sought-after advertising spot. Click Here to Access Link
■ An Easter Marketplace layout includes ads for a grocer, restaurant, gift shop, florist, pharmacy and department store, as well as directory spots. Click Here to Access Link
■ A Themed Event Package includes an Easter special section cover, as well as a church services guide (Click Here to Access Link). Include an ad for a local church promoting Easter and Holy Week services. Click Here to Access Link
■ Find many more images, plus Easter coloring panels that can be used to create contests or pages. Click Here to Access Link, Click Here to Access Second Link, Click Here to Access Third Link or Click Here to Access Fourth Link
■ Finally, involve readers and advertiser sponsors in an Easter egg decorating photo contest. Click Here to Access Link

SPRING HOME, GARDEN & MORE

March into spring sales calls loaded with great spec ads and ideas!
■ Grow sales from “garden-variety” advertisers with a Home Garden Showcase, using this month’s Themed Event Package content to get started, along with a bunch of eye-catching gardening and landscape photos. Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link
■ Target home improvement advertisers with ads for a plumber and roofing and siding contractor, as well as a home services directory template, which can be paired with Themed Event Package content for a Spring Home section. Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link or Click Here to Access Third Link
■ Other spring-themed ads are ready to present and sell for an allergy center, RVs, motorcycles, auto parts and footwear. Click Here to Access Link

For more spring sale ads, turn to March MSAL!

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KIDS & SENIORS

Approach a range of advertisers with great content geared toward both kids and seniors!
■ Ads for preschool and child care advertisers run the gamut from a banner-size ad to a full-page Single Sheet design. Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link
■ Find a variety of fresh child care artwork and photos to create more ads. Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link
■ See one of these images used to create an ad for educational toys, as well as a directory layout for local child care advertisers. Click Here to Access Link
■ Promote your publication during Newspaper in Education Week with an ad featuring contest content and subscription specials. Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link
■ In addition to this month’s Living 50 Plus TSS, ads for the senior market include a hearing center, vascular care, orthopedic care and a senior living community. Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link or Click Here to Access Third Link

MARCH PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Here are a few more great ways to attract revenue this March!
■ A full-page grocery ad promotes specials for Frozen Food Month in March. Click Here to Access Link
■ Create promotions in conjunction with National Agriculture Day and Week with photos, an ad for a poultry producer and a directory layout for a variety of local producers (32, 58, 65). Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link or Click Here to Access Third Link
■ Promote Poetry Month with a contest or special section using this month’s Themed Event Package on the topic. Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link
■ Ensure sports bars get in on March tournament action with an ad for mad game-time deals. Click Here to Access Link
■ Find Passover headings and images to create ads for holiday specials and celebrations. Click Here to Access Link
■ Additional ads for top ad prospects target a bookstore, collections service, car wash, brewery, law firm, lender and uniform shop. Click Here to Access Link
■ Events to note include National Craft Month, Daylight Saving Time, the start of spring and Poison Prevention Awareness Month. Click Here to Access Link

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