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December 2017

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HOLIDAY FOOD & DINING

Satisfy the needs of holiday food and dining advertisers with a tempting spread of images, ads and promotional ideas.
■ Round up sales from top advertiser prospects in this category with ads for fine chocolates, coffee gifts, beer and wine, seafood market selections and meat market offerings Click Here to Access Link
■ Help restaurants promote holiday dining at its best with special menus, holiday hours and private party reservations Click Here to Access Link
■ Other ads spotlight holiday catering, liquor store specials and New Year’s Eve dining Click Here to Access Link
■ A simple grocery store layout promotes seasonal savings from a local market Click Here to Access Link
■ Find abundant holiday food images to create many more ads Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link

CHRISTMAS EVENTS

You’ll also find ample content to create and sell seasonal event promotions.
■ An ad for a Christmas parade is included as part of December’s Community Calendar Click Here to Access Link
■ A Single Sheet for a shopping plaza or mall features merchant listings opposite a roundup of their free holiday events, from photos with Santa to choir concerts Click Here to Access Link
■ Include advertising around community events such as a holiday tree lighting in a Themed Event Package Click Here to Access Link
■ Showcase holiday markets, craft fairs and other shopping events in a second Themed Event Package titled Holiday Markets & More Click Here to Access Link
■ Find an ad for Christmas church services Click Here to Access Link
■ Also make events of a holiday decorating contest and 12 days of Christmas giveaways Click Here to Access Link

CHRISTMAS SHOPPING

Find a variety of spec ads to help you close more Christmas sales from local advertisers all holiday season.
■ Round up sales with spec ads for kids’ toys, gift cards, last-minute gifts, gifts for guys, a Christmas tag sale and more in a “shop Christmas” Marketplace layout Click Here to Access Link
■ Christmas ads for top advertiser prospects in December include chocolates, portraits, clothing, electronics, seafood, beer and wine, florals, party supplies, coffee, beauty and more Click Here to Access Link
■ Promote holiday spa and beauty specials and a holiday open house event, as well as seasonal shopping from mall or plaza merchants Click Here to Access Link
■ Find more ads for last-minute gifts, a one-stop gift shop and shop local promotions Click Here to Access Link

THE NEW YEAR

Welcome revenue leading up to the New Year with spec ads and image content to ring in sales.
■ Help bars, nightclubs, restaurants, liquor stores and lounges promote New Year’s Eve events, party packages and special offers with ready-to-presentand- sell spec ads Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link or Click Here to Access Third Link
■ A New Year Countdown Sale invites customers to “shop ’til it drops” with closeout pricing at a furniture store that can easily be adapted in MiAD for any variety of retail sale prospects Click Here to Access Link
■ Showcase “what to wear for the season of celebrating” with an ad promoting festive party fashions from a clothing store Click Here to Access Link
■ A Resolutions TSS and Best of 2017 Themed Event Package offer more sales options Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link
■ Find a wealth of year-end sale and progress focused ads in December’s MiAD Spec Ad Library.

HOLIDAY FOOD & DINING

Satisfy the needs of holiday food and dining advertisers with a tempting spread of images, ads and promotional ideas.
■ Round up sales from top advertiser prospects in this category with ads for fine chocolates, coffee gifts, beer and wine, seafood market selections and meat market offerings Click Here to Access Link
■ Help restaurants promote holiday dining at its best with special menus, holiday hours and private party reservations Click Here to Access Link
■ Other ads spotlight holiday catering, liquor store specials and New Year’s Eve dining Click Here to Access Link
■ A simple grocery store layout promotes seasonal savings from a local market Click Here to Access Link
■ Find abundant holiday food images to create many more ads Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link

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CHANUKAH & KWANZAA

Find image content to create promotions surrounding Kwanzaa and Chanukah.
■ Chanukah 2017 begins at sundown on Tuesday, December 12 and ends the evening of Wednesday, December 20. Find headings, photos and art incorporating dreidels, menorahs, gelt and other Chanukah traditions to create ads for holiday gifts, traditional foods from markets and restaurants, Judaica merchandise, synagogue services, community events and more Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link
■ Kwanzaa is celebrated annually December 26 through January 1 as a celebration of family, community and culture in the African American and pan-African communities. Find images to help your advertisers celebrate and promote the traditions, foods and events surrounding this popular holiday Click Here to Access Link or Click Here to Access Second Link

DECEMBER PROMOTIONAL OPPORTUNITIES

Here are some additional ways to make December green:
■ Invite businesses to sponsor a panel and promote their holiday offerings in a Christmas coloring book Click Here to Access Link
■ Collect Christmas greetings from a variety of advertisers in a double-truck directory. This layout can be repurposed with the headings provided to promote gifts under $25 or holiday shops, gifts and specials Click Here to Access Link
■ Promote an after-Christmas clearance from a variety store or virtually any retailer using the eye-catching layout provided Click Here to Access Link
■ A popular topic relating to New Year’s resolutions, find a themed TSS focused on Financial Planning Click Here to Access Link
■ Also find a locally focused Shop, Dine, Play & Stay Themed Event Package to use as a visitors’ guide Click Here to Access Link

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