Does Google Have Eyes for Yell?

Scads of stories are popping up that say Google is a likely bidder for Yell Group, the U.K.-based publisher that also operates U.S. independent Yellow Book. Here is a story in today's Independent newspaper, which cites sources saying Google is…

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AT&T YP Active Since Merger

AT&T Advertising & Publishing, the new directory organization arising from the combination of AT&T and BellSouth, is beginning to establish a new identity. The company announced this week that it would adopt "the AT&T Real Yellow Pages" as its new…

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Newspapers Sharpen Their Sales Axes

Kate Kaye at ClickZ has an interesting story on newspaper publishers and local television stations that are sending their salespeople away to learn more about interactive advertising. As the media world in general moves toward many different advertising platforms (Web,…

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IPTV and Local

A handful of articles came out today that together triangulate some interesting points on the future of IPTV and local. The New York Times examines a few automated ad platforms and services that are following the trail blazed by Spot…

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More on Citysearch Sales Expansion

As Peter Krasilovsky reported last week, Citysearch will establish new Atlanta-based sales digs. Kevin Newcomb over at Search Engine Watch points to a ClickZ article today about the expansion. The company hopes to have 180 sales (inside, outside and national)…

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