tdb04.30.09.pngTina Brown‘s The Daily Beast is getting serious about building revenue. The Internet start-up hired Brian Dick as its vice president of business development. Previously, he worked at Google and as director of business development at Lime Wire LLC.

The Beast, which didn’t want advertising at first, has recently begun developing ad deals. Dick’s hire would seem to signify that the site will ramp up its attempts to raise revenue. We wish him the best of luck.

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