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July 2018

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SUMMERTIME

Summer coverage continues with a fresh collection of content to wow advertisers.
■ Invite businesses to share their solutions for beating the heat with a page that can feature ads from 12 advertisers promoting things like ice cream, iced coffee, water parks and air conditioning to help readers keep their cool. Click Here to Access Link
■ Find images and a Single Sheet design to serve the needs of HVAC advertisers. Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link
■ Target more summer advertisers with readymade spec ads for ice cream, power-washing services, pool care, lawn irrigation, patio furniture, summer bowling leagues, travel deals, sandals and summer clothing. Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link
■ Create more summer-centric ad designs for all types of advertisers with this month’s images!

FAIR DAYS

Make the fair your ticket to big summer sales!
■ Create a special section using a cover design from this month’s Themed Event Package. This package also includes an editorial feature and a “fair days carnival of coupons” page for multiple advertisers, as well as an ad promoting your fair coverage to readers and advertisers. Click Here to Access Link
■ This month’s Marketplace layout presents another way to attract advertisers during fair season with “prize deals” from a variety of businesses. Fill it with ads that trade discounts for fair ticket stubs or sales and special offers happening in conjunction with the fair. Get started with the ads provided for pet supplies, sandals, kidswear, toys, diner fare and a music venue. Click Here to Access Link
■ Finally, don’t overlook a “fair days photo contest” to engage readers and sponsors. Click Here to Access Link

BACK-TO-SCHOOL TIME

As kids gear up for the new school year, set up local advertisers with great advertising ideas!
■ This month’s Infographic feature combines back-to-school fun facts and figures from the U.S., Canada and around the world. Click Here to Access Link
■ Nail sales from multiple advertisers with a back-to-school double-truck directory. Click Here to Access Link
■ Promote back-to-school supplies, computers and printers from a local office supply store, and be sure to include the same advertiser in a related “back-to- school checklist” directory. Click Here to Access Link
■ Find great Single Sheet designs to target medical and mall or shopping plaza advertisers. Click Here to Access Link
■ Finally, don’t miss a Themed Event Package focused on school bus safety and this month’s back-to-school coloring contest! Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Link

GRILLING SEASON

Heat up sales with ads, images and pages perfect for cookout season!
■ Quick-sell advertisers like grocery and beverage stores with space in a summer cookout guide recipe page. This Themed Event Package also includes an eye-catching section cover design and ads to promote it. Click Here to Access Link
■ Find mouthwatering hot-off-the-grill burger images featured in ads for food truck fare, bakery buns and a local diner. Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link
■ Help a hardware or appliance store promote specials on barbecue grills and all the fixings with a Single Sheet design. Click Here to Access Link
■ Also, find a full-page ad layout perfect for a local meat market promoting quality meats and more for the grill. Click Here to Access Link

SUMMERTIME

Summer coverage continues with a fresh collection of content to wow advertisers.
■ Invite businesses to share their solutions for beating the heat with a page that can feature ads from 12 advertisers promoting things like ice cream, iced coffee, water parks and air conditioning to help readers keep their cool. Click Here to Access Link
■ Find images and a Single Sheet design to serve the needs of HVAC advertisers. Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link
■ Target more summer advertisers with readymade spec ads for ice cream, power-washing services, pool care, lawn irrigation, patio furniture, summer bowling leagues, travel deals, sandals and summer clothing. Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link
■ Create more summer-centric ad designs for all types of advertisers with this month’s images!

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RODEO & AGRICULTURE

Find rodeo-related promotions as well as content for agricultural advertisers this month.
■ Advertisers who want to appeal to both local and out-of-town rodeo fans can benefit from participating in a “rodeo visitors’ guide” directory. Spotlight a local country bar with an ad that incorporates the same rodeo image. Click Here to Access Link
■ Promote a local livestock show with an ad design incorporated into this month’s Community Calendar. Click Here to Access Link
■ A Themed Event Package focused on local agriculture features a farmer Q&A concept, a “where to buy farm-to-table local” feature and a self-promotion ad on the topic. Click Here to Access Link
■ A “field guide” directory for businesses serving local farms can include a farm supply store, showcased with a separate spec ad. Click Here to Access Link

JULY PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Be sure to check out these additional revenue opportunities featured in July:
■ Focus on weddings with a Themed Event Package for destination weddings, which includes a beautiful cover design, editorial features, ad spots and promotional ads. (Click Here to Access Link) A directory layout for wedding vendors can be coordinated with a complementary spec ad for a florist offering wedding design services. (Click Here to Access Link) This month’s TSS title is Bridal Guide. (Click Here to Access Link)  Find more great photos to round out bridal coverage. Click Here to Access Link
■ Ads for top-selling advertisers this month include casinos, engineering and architecture firms, car rentals, billiard halls, RV centers, apartment complexes, assisted living facilities and smoothie bars. Click Here to Access Link
■ Also, find yoga, fitness and healthy eating images (Click Here to Access Link), as well as additional content for July 4th food advertisers. Click Here to Access Link

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