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Metro Newspaper Service

Metro Newspaper Service

FREE 30-DAY TRIAL: Equip your sales and creative teams with the spec ads, ideas, images and promotional resources they need to succeed. Call 800.223.1600 or use the email link above.

Metro Newspaper Service (MNS) delivers the essential content every publisher needs to create, sell and profit in print and online. This unparalleled subscription goes beyond what any stock photo or art service provides: With unlimited downloads for unlimited users, MNS gives your entire team access to the valuable ideas, spec ads, page designs, timely promotions, articles, social media posts, special features, training tools, section building blocks, and high-quality images you need to capture every revenue opportunity.

  • Print & Web Spec Ads: Ready-to-present-and-sell spec ads for virtually any client, occasion or specialty publication, including web ads, campaigns, “shop local” promotions and contest ideas
    * Optional MiAD® Wizard add-on lets you instantly personalize these spec ads for presentations 
  • Photos, Art & Illustrations: Over 100,000 images for every topic, holiday and advertiser category, including hi-res photos, vectored art, headings, coloring panels and backgrounds
  • Copyright-Free Articles: Ready-to-run editorial features and social media messaging you can customize to grow native advertising revenue or tie in related advertisers for hundreds of topics, holidays and events 
  • Pages & Section Elements: Cover designs, directories, coupon guides and themed pages to target advertisers at every price point
  • Social Media Posts: Ready-to-post JPG designs to enhance your digital marketing strategy instantly
  • Puzzles, Games & Recipes: Crosswords, word searches, word scrambles, crypto fun, horoscopes, Sudoku, kids’ games and puzzles, and recipes for sponsorships and ad tie-ins 
  • Webinars & Training: Video tutorials, webinars and one-on-one walk-throughs to help sales and creative professionals maximize MNS tools and benefits
  • Sales Ideas: Calendar of events and promotional opportunities, industry success stories, and weekly sales and creative tips support and inspire your best work
  • Client Services: Custom content requests; help with ad, image and editorial content searches; and tech and account support by phone or email Monday-Friday 8:45 a.m.-5:45 p.m. EST 

Access All Content Through Your (MCC) Creative, Editorial and Sales Tools Libraries: Search by keyword and helpful filter options.

  • Set up an unlimited number of users at your location (no seat license restrictions)
  • Download layouts in QuarkXPress® or InDesign®
  • Search print ads with corresponding web/mobile ads
  • Print layouts or email file links directly from the site for planning and prospecting 
  • Gather selections in a Lightbox. Save them as a Project. Share your Project with others so multiple people and departments can simultaneously save, share and contribute.

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