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InfoSpace sold Switchboard to Idearc.

OWNERSHIP
Switchboard.com is owned by InfoSpace.
INTERNET YELLOW PAGES
PROFILES

Switchboard : www.switchboard.com
Company
Switchboard.com is a provider of local online advertising solutions and Internet-based Yellow Pages. Launched in February 1996, Switchboard.com offered the Internet's first interactive Yellow Pages advertisements. Switchboard.com, acquired by InfoSpace, Inc. in 2004, offers business owners a variety of online advertising products.
Partners
  • Dex business listings are integrated into InfoSpace's Switchboard Matrix(SM) platform.
  • AOL Yellow Pages is powered by Switchboard.com.
  • Switchboard.com features the advertisers of YellowPages.com.
  • Advertising
    LocalClicks: A pay for performance product that helps businesses reach ready-to-buy customers. Includes LocalClicks Links, Featured LocalClicks and Category LocalClicks.

    Premier Advertising: National placement within a selected category that appears at the top of the search results page.

    Trademark Advertising: A version of Premier Advertising that allows advertisers to promote each of their outlets.

    Banner Advertising: Banners and other promotional graphics.

    Featured Listings: Premier placement above standard listings featured in Local Advertisers section.

    Linked Listings: Advertisements grouped in All Business section.

    HeadquartersWestborough, Mass.
    Timeline
    2007Idearc acquires Switchboard.com from InfoSpace.
    2005Switchboard.com enters a distribution agreement with YellowPages.com.

    Switchboard.com announces the launch of its new send-to-mobile capabilities along with enhanced mapping and listing features.
    2004InfoSpace, Inc. acquires Switchboard.com.
    2003Switchboard.com launches LocalClicks(SM) Advertising Service.
    Switchboard.com incorporates RealPages.com advertising listings.
    2002Switchboard.com begins powering all White Pages searches for RealPages.com online Yellow Pages directory.
    2001Switchboard.com provides RealPages.com with listings to support searches conducted outside of BellSouth's 9-state region.
    1996Switchboard.com founded by Dean Polnerow.

    Last Update: 09/12/08