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Images, Layouts, Ideas & Industry News From Metro

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SELL IT NOW: Cooking, Dining & Food Events

Consumer spending at U.S. restaurants was up 32 percent in the second quarter of 2021 compared to the same quarter last year, according to NPD Group market research. In addition, the 2021 U.S. Grocery Shopper Trends report found that 49 percent of consumers continue to prepare more of their own meals at home versus before the pandemic. Help your local advertisers make the most of these spending trends with thousands of spec ads, images, pages and promotional ideas from your MCC Libraries and Planning Calendar. 

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CREATIVE SPACE

Images, ads and design shares for creative pros…with unlimited user access and downloads!

SALES TOOLS

Ideas, events and tools to market new revenue opportunities

EDITORIAL TRENDS & TOPICS

Stories, sections, puzzles and features to engage readers and advertisers

DIGITAL SPOTLIGHT

Web and mobile content updates and best practices

Metro Training Webinar

GUARANTEED Q4 $ALES BLUEPRINT

Oct7

Thursday, October 7, 2021 1:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time

Learn how to maximize guaranteed fourth-quarter revenue using the latest selling tools exclusive to Metro’s Holiday Advertising Service. This live webinar will explore new individual and group greeting layouts and marketing support for Christmas, Thanksgiving, the New Year, Chanukah and Kwanzaa, as well as an archive of more than 10,000 ads and images, available only to Holiday subscribers. Plus, learn how to instantly personalize ads with Metro’s ad Wizard and preview four ready-to-sell templated sections, all included free with this year’s Holiday Service.

REQUESTS & RESOURCES

Client-driven new uploads, training, FAQs and feedback

AROUND THE INDUSTRY

Success stories, samples, trends, association updates, events and more

Partner Updates

SECOND STREET + METRO = Coordinated Print & Digital Contests for Growing Both Audiences
Why I Love My Local Newspaper” 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
What are you doing to capture your share of the rebounding events market? Now is the time to start generating serious revenue from events in and around your area. With events of every kind getting back into full swing, don’t miss your opportunity to get started publishing digital and print event calendars, guaranteed to be a hit with local organizers, readers and visitors alike. Get started by attending the next webinar.
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PULSE + METRO = Paired Data & Creative Resources to Spur Ad Sales
As we gear up for multiple food events in October, now is the perfect time to reach out to related advertisers. Armed with consumer buying data and targeted/personalized spec ads, you too can be closing up to 90% of the ads you present.


RELEVANCE PROJECT + METRO = Collaborative Support for Helping Community Publishers Prosper
Director Q and A: New NAM President Beth Bennett, a tireless advocate for community newspapers. She is also the first person to succeed a spouse as the leader of the North American coalition of state, provincial, regional and national trade associations.

Social Engagement

October is #NationalKitchenAndBathMonth, a prime time for homeowners to assess their renovation needs and embark on projects in these key rooms, known to recuperate the most from an investment in the home. Pitch all related businesses with the help of your newmcc.com images, layouts and articles. #newspapers #localmedia #homeimprovement #kitchenrenovation #bathroomrenovation

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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