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SELL IT NOW: GRILLING SEASON

May is National Barbecue Month, Beef Month and Hamburger Month, all leading up to Memorial Day and Victoria Day weekends: the unofficial start of the summer grilling season! As many consumers remain more comfortable spending time in the safety of their homes and enjoying their own outdoor living spaces, turn up the heat on your coverage of this topic using resources from your MCC libraries. You’ll also find a wealth of ways to meet the needs of reopening restaurants and bars, as research predictions from IBISWorld estimate the market size of the burger restaurants industry will increase 17 percent in 2021.

    DIGITAL SPOTLIGHT

    Web and mobile content updates and best practices

    Metro Training Webinar

    DIGITAL SUCCE$$ TOOLS & TACTICS

    May13

    Thursday, May 13, 2021 1:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time

    Explore the most cost-effective ways to expand online readership and ad revenue with easy-to-implement digital options from Metro. This live webinar covers the quickest ways to dive into digital, a look at sleek ready-to-use online sections and directory designs that draw in advertisers at any price point, and best practices for leveraging your local role in the digital realm.

    REQUESTS & RESOURCES

    Client-driven new uploads, training, FAQs and feedback

    Partner Updates

    SECOND STREET + METRO = Coordinated Print & Digital Contests for Growing Both Audiences
    Funniest Father “Dad Jokes” Contest - Now available with print layout size options and promo ads from Metro and digitally through Second Street for even more revenue potential
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    EVVNT + METRO = Revenue-Driven Digital & Automated Print Event Calendars
    Sign up for next Tuesday’s webinar so you too can give your audience the opportunity to discover their next event through your own locally curated online event calendar. And, with the press of a button, in print as well — Double the exposure for them and revenue for you!


    PULSE + METRO = Paired Data & Creative Resources to Spur Ad Sales
    Prepare for prospecting eye-related businesses, a top advertiser during Healthy Vision Month in May, with buying data, teasers and personalized spec ads to close more sales.


    RELEVANCE PROJECT + METRO = Collaborative Support for Helping Community Publishers Prosper
    9 Opportunities For Association Ad Agencies - The future of newspaper trade associations depends on becoming even more Relevant in finding advertising and marketing dollars for members.

    Social Engagement

    Zodiac symbols are a popular download in newmcc.com. Currently, we are now in Taurus (Bull) until Gemini (Twins) begins 5/20. Use these icons in your print and digital efforts to appeal to local readers who are into astrology. You can also find weekly #Horoscopes to accompany them in the newmcc.com Editorial Library. #newspapers #astrology #zodiacsigns #localmedia

    COMPANY NEWS & INFO

    Check out our gallery of client websites currently growing digital traffic and revenue using Metro Themed Websites and Directories. Click any site to view more information and related links, including unlimited advertiser capacity and advertorial feature capability. To learn how you too can instantly start growing digital revenue with Themed Websites and Directories, call 800-223-1600 or email service@metro-email.com.

     
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