Who created the Yellow Pages?

Answer The Yellow Pages was created by Reuben Hamilton Donnelley in 1886. Donnelley launched the Chicago Directory Company while at the helm of R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co., a publishing company founded by h... Read More »

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When was the last time you actually used a phone book, such as yellow book or yellow pages?

A phone book has many uses:1) It can be used as a doorstop2) It can be used as a pedestal for your monitor3) It can be used as a scrapbook for those newspaper cuttings that you've painstakingly col... Read More »

Who advertises most in the Yellow Pages?

Yellow Pages advertising is used by businesses looking to attract increased local business. Studies show that consumers who use the Yellow Pages are many times more likely to make a purchase than t... Read More »

Where are the Yellow Pages printed?

Yellow Pages and its "walking fingers" logo are not trademarked, and can be freely used by varying publishing companies. AT&T is a major publisher and subsidiary of yellow pages and specifically Ye... Read More »

What is the origin of the Yellow Pages?

Yellow Pages was started in 1908 in Canada. It was operated by Bell Canada, which published the first telephone directory. In the 1980s, the company that owned the Yellow Pages, Yellow Pages Group,... Read More »