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The flagship service in the Metro family provides the basis for creating more effective and compelling print, online and mobile advertising for your important retail and service accounts, in-house promotions, and more. Issued monthly, this jam-packed service is overflowing with high-caliber creative content — images and photos; timely spec ads, cover designs and page layouts; ready-to-use sales ideas and training tools — covering virtually every situation, holiday, special event and advertiser category.

Each issue contains all of the basic elements a publication needs for day-to-day ad creation and marketing activities for print, online and mobile. With up-to-the-minute graphics, photos and coverage of the hottest topics and trends, researched and developed into ready-made moneymakers, Metro Newspaper Service (MNS) gives you more newspaper ideas, images, spec ads, promotions, photos, color, and event coverage than any other service.

Each monthly edition is delivered in print and online as an e-Edition for planning, selling and production. Additionally, you will have access to a monthly editorial package of ready-to-use themed Special Sections and Timely Features.

Subscribers also benefit from Metro’s Weekly Sales Tip, Monthly Picks, Tips & Ideas, and News, Tips & Ideas e-mails, which not only provide moneymaking ideas, but also corresponding image, spec ad and editorial links to content that will help you execute each idea.

Designed to work together with Classified Dynamics, Sales Spectaculars, Holiday Advertising Service, print Templated Sections and online e-Sections, MNS can set the wheels of creativity in motion for your advertising sales and production staffs. 

Access — All MNS subscribers can take full advantage of  access to the ever-growing Library of images, spec ads and ideas within MetroCreativeConnection (MCC). Quickly search images, photos, headings, frames, spec ads, cover designs, directories, doubletrucks, campaigns, single sheets and more.

• Search by keyword and/or issue.

• Directly preview, print and download from the site

• Choose to download spec ads in either QuarkXPress® or Adobe® InDesign® format. 

• Download all material associated with each ad at the same time, or individual elements (including an ASCII text file) can be selected for separate download.

• Access is available to an unlimited number of users at your location (no seat license restrictions).

• Allow multiple persons in multiple departments to simultaneously share and contribute to Projects with Project Sharing.

• Print layouts directly from the site for planning and prospecting.

All subscribers can view e-Editions of each service online, or print or download a PDF.

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