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Marchex Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend for Common Stock

October 23, 2009 at 9:38 AM EDT

SEATTLE - Oct. 23, 2009

Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHX), a leading local search and performance advertising company, today announced that the company's Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend in the amount of $0.02 per share on its common stock. Marchex will pay these dividends on Nov. 16, 2009 to the holders of record as of the close of business on Nov. 6, 2009. As of Oct. 23, 2009, 10,869,216 shares of Class A common stock and 25,042,007 shares of Class B common stock are outstanding.

Marchex commenced the payment of a regular quarterly cash dividend on its common stock on February 15, 2007. The company intends to pay a regular quarterly dividend on its common stock for the foreseeable future at the discretion of the Board of Directors depending on available cash, anticipated cash needs, overall financial condition, future prospects for earnings and cash flows as well as other relevant factors.

About Marchex

Marchex, Inc. (www.marchex.com) is a leading local search and performance advertising company. Marchex's innovative advertising platform delivers search- and call-based marketing products and services for local and national advertisers. Marchex's local search network, one of the largest online, helps consumers make better, more informed local decisions through its content-rich Web sites that reach tens of millions of unique visitors each month.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements that involve substantial risks and uncertainties. All statements, other than statements of historical facts, included in this press release regarding our strategy, future operations, future financial position, future revenues, acquisitions, projected costs, prospects, plans and objectives of management are forward-looking statements. We may not actually achieve the plans, intentions or expectations disclosed in our forward-looking statements and you should not place undue reliance on our forward-looking statements. Actual results or events could differ materially from the plans, intentions and expectations disclosed in the forward-looking statements we make. There are a number of important factors that could cause Marchex's actual results to differ materially from those indicated by such forward-looking statements which are described in the "Risk Factors" section of our most recent periodic report and registration statement filed with the SEC. All of the information provided in this release is as of Oct. 23, 2009, and Marchex undertakes no duty to update the information provided herein.

For further information, contact:

Marchex Investor Relations:
Trevor Caldwell
Telephone: 206.331.3600
Email: ir(at)marchex.com

Marchex Press:
Michelle Craig
Nyhus Communications for Marchex
Telephone: 206.323.3733
Email: michelle(at)nyhus.com