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Yahoo teams with newspapers to sell ads

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by PeteyPirate, Mar 2, 2009.

  1. PeteyPirate

    PeteyPirate Guest

    There are some promising anecdotes in there. Maybe the Internet isn't all bad.


  2. Pete Incaviglia

    Pete Incaviglia Active Member

    Oh, hello sales people, welcome to the internet age. Glad you could finally join us.
  3. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    It works so well that Google killed its print ads program on Saturday after three years due to lack of revenue.

    Yahoo! = Fail!

  4. OnTheRiver

    OnTheRiver Active Member

    Two different things, 2Much.

    Google's was a print program.

    Yahoo's is for Internet advertising.
  5. Pete Incaviglia

    Pete Incaviglia Active Member

    Yeah, it's kind of opposite. Google, an internet entity, was trying to tap into print. While Yahoo is encouraging/helping print tap into internet sales.
  6. TheMethod

    TheMethod Member

    "... until last fall, Ms. Widener, a 53-year-old saleswoman at The Knoxville News Sentinel in Knoxville, Tenn., had never sold an Internet ad."

    I don't know whether to find this completely unfathomable, or utterly unsurprising. Either way, it makes me angry.
  7. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    In that case, there's only one way to label me on this thread:


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  8. Mystery_Meat

    Mystery_Meat Guest

    Be thankful they didn't try to team with Prodigy.
  9. Biff Barf

    Biff Barf New Member

    Compuserve is the way to go.
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