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PROMOTE IT NOW: Veterans Day & Remembrance Day

As U.S. and Canadian communities prepare to recognize Veterans Day and Remembrance Day on Thursday, November 11, your MCC Libraries provide a host of resources for honoring veterans and saluting today’s troops, including sponsorship opportunities for local businesses. 

  • Special Section Starter Package - Cover design, five ways to thank veterans, and promotional ad to jump-start a Veterans Day or Remembrance Day tribute section
    U.S. | CANADA
  • Ready-to-Run Articles - Fill your section, or special pages, with features from your Editorial Library
    U.S. | CANADA
  • Local Veteran of the Year Contest - Sponsor-ready contest promotions to help recognize exceptional service to country and community
    U.S. | CANADA
  • Sponsorships, Sales & Military Discounts - Messages of gratitude and special offers to help local businesses thank and celebrate veterans
    U.S. | CANADA
  • Patriotic Images - Headings, photos and graphics to build promotions, pages and sections honoring veterans
    U.S. | CANADA
Metro Training Webinar

LET’S TALK ABOUT SPECS

Oct21

Thursday, October 21, 2021 1:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time

See how ready-to-present-and-sell spec ads from Metro can help you close 70 to 90 percent of sales calls with this live webinar. Learn about all of the spec ad resources Metro offers to help you start the conversation with new prospects, reconnect with inactive accounts, upsell existing advertisers, and get clients excited about advertising. We’ll also go over valuable planning, sales and design tools included with your subscription; custom ad creation options; and helpful tips for making the most of Metro’s site and services.

Partner Updates

SECOND STREET + METRO = Coordinated Print & Digital Contests for Growing Both Audiences
“Local Veteran of the Year Contest” — Now available with U.S. and Canadian print layout size options and promo ads from Metro and digitally through Second Street for even more revenue potential 
U.S. Version | Canadian Version
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EVVNT + METRO = Revenue-Driven Digital & Automated Print Event Calendars
Events are baaaack!!! 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 approach Halloween week and weekend 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 is 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

Help local businesses make the most of every upcoming opportunity using the latest creative content and sales ideas for print and digital from your November SearchBooks®. Clickable pages connect you directly to every timely promotion, image and layout for instant downloading, making it super easy to view, plan, organize and monetize your month. #newspapers #localmedia #metrosalestools #createsellprofit

COMPANY NEWS & INFO


In case you missed it… Learn how to maximize guaranteed fourth-quarter revenue using the latest selling tools exclusive to Metro’s Holiday Advertising Service. This live webinar explores 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 MiAD Wizard and preview four ready-to-sell templated sections, all included free with this year’s Holiday Service. Watch it now!

 
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