Brian McLane

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AT&T YellowPages.com Offers Cross-Platform Branding With One Purchase

April 20th, 2012 · No Comments · Business, Technology

I was recently “called out” by someone who didn’t know what he was talking about in an online thread on LinkedIn – oh heck – it’s the Limousine Charter and Tour Group. When the fellow sees that I work for AT&T Interactive and Yellowpages.com, he may have some pre-conceptions. He says he’d pay for a […]

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YP.COM – EAT PLAY LIVE ALL IN YOUR HAND

March 13th, 2012 · No Comments · Technology

There are some exciting developments with respect to restaurants that AT&T hopes will further elevate YP.com’s street cred as a lifestyle portal on the web. Using a combination of listings, ratings, location-based and deal of the day offerings, YP.com is starting to become socially relevant. And then there’s the phones. Groupon has the coupons – […]

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THINK YOU KNOW YELLOWPAGES.com? CLICK LESS LIVE MORE.

January 30th, 2012 · No Comments · Social Commentary

Today I was talking with a videographer who, even though I knew the name of his company, I couldn’t find him on the web. Yet he told me he was spending money on Facebook and Google Adwords. He is also filling out a listing on every free directory to which you can submit to keep […]

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AT&T WEBSITES? WELL YOU JUST MAY WANT TO LISTEN

October 10th, 2011 · No Comments · Social Commentary

I’ve built several websites. Most of them no longer exist though I have files stuffed with Functional Specifications as if the ideas will still be valuable some day. All that code sitting in zip files growing more obsolete by the day. To think how dogged I was in my desire to come up with something […]

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AT&T competing with Google for your searches. But don’t throw away your phonebook just yet.

October 1st, 2011 · No Comments · Social Commentary

AT&T competing with Google for your searches. I’ve been seeing more and more about it and have recently downloaded the YP.com mobile app. It stands for, no surprise “yellow pages” – though there’s a lot of them: The Real Yellow Pages, SuperPages (yuck), etc. Perhaps, not too surprisingly, Google is getting into the phone business […]

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