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Verizon buying AOL for $4.4 billion

...integrated platform. AOL reported a 7 percent boost in revenue during its first quarter, mainly on strong global advertising sales.It also gains control over significant AOL content, including cultural and political website The Huffington Post...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-12/verizon-buying-aol-44-bill
Yelp looking into possible sale, report says

...cash.Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer also might be interested in snapping up Yelp as she strives to boost her company's advertising sales. Mayer was a Google executive during the 2009 negotiations with Yelp. Before he started Yelp in 2004, Stoppelman...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-05-07/yelp-looking-possible-sale
Customers turn out to try, order Apple Watch

...absent-mindedly reach for my phone, or feel compelled to leave it on the table during supper."Chris Stone, who works in advertising sales in Nashville, stopped by the Augusta Apple store to try on a Watch as he waited to meet clients in town for the Masters...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-10/customers-turn-out-try-order-
Review site Yelp battles extortion claims

...Appeals tossed out a lawsuit filed by several businesses claiming Yelp extorted them by removing positive reviews after advertising sales pitches were turned down.The court is one rung below the U.S. Supreme Court and the ruling could have been a...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-10-13/review-site-yelp-battles-e
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...goal oriented, task master, recent graduate, advertising, media, promotions, digital, outdoor, signage, advertising sales rep, media sales, clear channel, cc radio, account manager, account executive, advertising account executive...

http://jobview.local-jobs.monster.com/Sales-Free-Preset-Appointments-2000-Fast-S
Super Bowl breaks viewership records

...ads made it to the top," said Tara Maitra, TiVo's vice president and general manager for audience research and advertising sales.The Black-Eyed Peas' halftime show, with guests Usher and Slash, held its own. TiVo said it had nearly identical...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-02-07/super-bowl-breaks-viewership
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UGA foundation sees earnings drop

...and upgrade them, and provide an operating subsidy for five years.But almost as soon as UGA bought the station, advertising sales plummeted and the station began losing $1 million per year.In December, the board approved UGA President Michael...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-03-24/uga-foundation-sees-earnings
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Morris VP slated to retire

...management capacities including technology, circulation, advertising sales and news in a number of Morris markets.He is former...lead our company's transitions in operations, advertising sales and audience development."May said he is honored...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2011-05-02/morris-publishing-executive-
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Please stay tuned for another commercial

...commercials. "People like to shop. People like to research products," said Charlie Thurston, the president of the advertising sales division at Comcast, the nation's largest cable TV provider. "Where advertising is intrusive is when there's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/08/09/bus_543667.shtml
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On the move

...University. Elizabeth Sisson has joined Columbia County Magazine as an account executive. Her responsibilities include advertising sales and account management. James Mumford has joined Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics as administrative...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/08/03/bus_467990.shtml
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