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October 2017

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HALLOWEEN

Halloween sales are in the bag with a great selection of spec ads, images, pages and promotional ideas to attract advertisers.

A full-page Marketplace layout features ads for candy, costume and craft supplies, a pumpkin patch, Halloween hosting essentials and a 31% discount on beauty services Click Here to Access

A doubletruck layout of “spooky specials” invites sales from all types of advertisers Click Here to Access

Help a local bar attract adult revelers with an ad for a Halloween costume bash Click Here to Access

A double-sided Single Sheet design provides space for coupon offers on one side and trick-or-treating safety tips on the other Click Here to Access

Draw in multiple advertisers as sponsors in a Halloween coloring contest Click Here to Access

FIRE & CRIME PREVENTION

Find content to align local advertisers with Crime Prevention Month in October and Fire Prevention Week, October 8-14.!

Close a sale from a hardware, home improvement or locksmith shop with a timely spec ad for smoke alarms and batteries Click Here to Access

Find a single-advertiser sponsorship opportunity for crime prevention tips Click Here to Access

In addition, Single Sheet layouts deliver an opportunity to target multiple advertisers with ten sponsored tips for crime prevention, as well as ten sponsored tips for fire prevention Click Here to Access

A Themed Event Package features a tab cover, sponsored editorial feature and section promotional ads for fire and crime prevention, creating an ideal springboard for your advertising efforts around this event Click Here to Access

BREAST CANCER AWARENESS

Many local businesses are interested in advertising and sponsorship opportunities surrounding Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.

A full-page “powerfully pink” layout featuring multiple advertisers can be used to showcase a variety of businesses lending their support to a breast cancer awareness organization through fundraising or donation efforts Click Here to Access

An ad for a cancer care center uses a pink ribbon image to make it a timely promotion Click Here to Access

Also find a mammography screening ad Click Here to Access

Various images present ideas for fundraising efforts and ads from local businesses. Find one created for a spa promoting pretty-n-pink specials with a portion of proceeds benefitting breast cancer awareness Click Here to Access or Click Here to Access Second Link or Click Here to Access Third Link or Click Here to Access Fourth Link

FALL FUN & FESTIVALS

Focus on autumn event and festival advertising with content featured in October MNS.

Create an exciting Fall Fun & Festivals Guide with Themed Event Package content that includes promotional ads for readers and advertisers, as well as a cover design and editorial feature Click Here to Access

Use a featured contest idea to generate more buzz around fall celebrations with ticket giveaways for events like an apple or harvest festival, Oktoberfest, film fest, art and music festival, Halloween hayride and the like Click Here to Access

Create Oktoberfest event promotions – from bar and restaurant specials to community celebrations and retail sales – with a variety of images and the spec ad provided Click Here to Access or Click Here to Access Second Link or Click Here to Access Third Link

HALLOWEEN

Halloween sales are in the bag with a great selection of spec ads, images, pages and promotional ideas to attract advertisers.

A full-page Marketplace layout features ads for candy, costume and craft supplies, a pumpkin patch, Halloween hosting essentials and a 31% discount on beauty services Click Here to Access

A doubletruck layout of “spooky specials” invites sales from all types of advertisers Click Here to Access

Help a local bar attract adult revelers with an ad for a Halloween costume bash Click Here to Access

A double-sided Single Sheet design provides space for coupon offers on one side and trick-or-treating safety tips on the other Click Here to Access

Draw in multiple advertisers as sponsors in a Halloween coloring contest Click Here to Access

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OCTOBER TOP ADVERTISERS

Don’t overlook this month’s top advertiser prospects to bolster fall sales!

Several ads and images are designed to meet the needs of legal advertisers, from bankruptcy law to personal injury attorneys Click Here to Access

Focus on the booming senior market with ads for home health services, a senior living community and hospice care Click Here to Access

Health-related spec ads include eye and vision care, an imaging center and health insurance solutions Click Here to Access

Help pet shelters boost adoptions during Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog Month Click Here to Access

Other ads are featured for dry cleaning, courier services, a pawn shop, farm equipment, hot tubs, staffing firms, contractor services and cybersecurity solutions Click Here to Access

OCTOBER PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

…And there’s more timely content to help you bring fall sales on the upswing!

Did you know October is National Pizza Month? Find an eye-catching shaped ad, plus additional spec ad and image options to help local advertisers capitalize on the event Click Here to Access or Click Here to Access Second Link

Get a head start on the holidays with a Holiday Gifts & Lifestyle Templated Special Section (TSS), as well as a “shop local” ad
Click Here to Access or Click Here to Access Second link. You’ll also find a layout and
Themed Event Package for a Baby’s First Christmas page or special section Click Here to Access

Create more Columbus Day sale promotions like the spec ad featured this month using a variety of headings and images Click Here to Access

A local shopping promotion can be used to tout the variety of businesses in your area Click Here to Access

An insurance company is the perfect advertiser to sponsor a PSA for National Preparedness Month in September Click Here to Access or Click Here to Access Second link or Click Here to Access Third Link

Target this month’s top advertisers Click Here to Access or Click Here to Access Second Link or Click Here to Access Third Link

Find a wealth of new car care and automotive dealer ads featured in this month’s issues of MiAD Spec Ad Library and Campaigns & Classified to rev up revenue in this month’s Drive & Ride TSS Click Here to Access

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