05 Dec '11, 1am

Yellow Pages: Will the Madness Ever Stop?

Yellow Pages: Will the Madness Ever Stop?

On a more serious note, let’s think about what all these phonebooks amount to. Millions upon millions are printed every year for an ever decreasing number of users. The best statistics I can find suggest that a little less than 50% of Americans used the print yellow pages in the last month. That’s actually a lot higher than I would have thought, but considering the source of that data is the Yellow Pages trade association, it might be a wee bit optimistic. Needless to say, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to see that printed directories are quickly going downhill . Furthermore, judging by the number of phone books that never left my foyer last year, and the scorn with which my neighbors discussed them, it’s obvious that an increasing number of people view the books as little more than a public nuisance. I also argue they are a scam on advertisers who think they are reach...

Full article: http://www.triplepundit.com/2011/12/yellow-pages-will-mad...

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