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Themed Special Sections (TSS) Program

Themed Special Sections (TSS) Program
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Our clients say it best:
Metro’s Themed Special Sections program provides a great return on investment! 

We have used Metro’s themed sections to generate thousands of dollars of local revenue.”  
– Clinton Herald, Iowa 
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I've used several of the themed special sections from Metro and they are a real time saver!
– Shaw Media, Illinois 
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The quality content, artwork, and low cost make Metro’s themed special sections a no-brainer.
– West Volusia Beacon, Florida 
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Metro themed sections provide a yearly dose of new, broad copy and art to supplement our own local content, and are easily customizable to fit our unique needs.” 
– Pulaski Citizen, Tennessee

Learn more about Metro’s Themed Special Sections program here, as well as the coordinated digital components available to help you grow print and online ad sales:

Amp up ad sales revenue while minimizing production time with fully written and designed, presentation-ready special sections!

  • Fully templated 20-page section layouts and NEW 12-page mini-section layouts
  • Cover design, articles, images and ready-to-sell ad positions in place
  • 37 available themes including health and wellness, home and garden, dining, seniors and more
  • 100% unbranded, copyright-free article content that can be edited to match your legacy titles or “localize” any way you like
  • Purchase by subscription for unlimited section access or a la carte
  • All 2023 sections are available in TWO SIZES: 10.5” x 11.25” Tab and 8.25” x 10.75” Magazine
  • E-edition and PDF links facilitate selling to prospective advertisers by printed presentation or email
  • Rate sheet layout and promotional ads also included
  • Completely customizable for alternate page counts and printing requirements
  • InDesign® and Quark® formats both available
  • Coordinated online Themed Websites & Directories available for every section

NOTE: File sizes are large so download time will be determined by your connection speed. If you have any questions about the documents, downloads or sizes please call 1-800-223-1600 or email us using the link to the right.

* Available by Separate Purchase: 
Cost-effectively grow digital revenue with mobile-responsive themed sites and directories that are ready to sell and present live on your site, no HTML knowledge needed!

  • 37 available themes coordinated to match all print Themed Special Section titles
  • Connect advertisers with niche audiences, build SEO and increase traffic to your website
  • Can be co-branded with your logo or information and customized with local content
  • User-friendly content management system (CMS) lets you go live and start selling on day one
  • Photo and video galleries, social sharing, mapping and more features
  • Pricing from only $50 per month

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