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Marchex Connect Named "Best Search Engine Marketing Technology Platform for SMB's" at Search Engine Strategies

SEATTLE - Aug. 13, 2009

Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHX), a leading local search and performance advertising company, today announced that its Marchex Connect product was named winner of the "Best Search Engine Marketing Technology Platform for SMB's (Small- to Medium-Size Businesses)" for the second consecutive year at the Search Engine Strategies Conference and Expo in San Jose, Calif.

Marchex Connect is a private-label marketing platform that supports performance advertising products for local businesses.

"We are committed to delivering innovative products and solutions to help our partners better serve local businesses, including helping them acquire potential customers through online and call-based advertising programs. This honor reinforces that we are successfully achieving those goals while establishing Marchex Connect as the leading local online advertising platform," Brooks McMahon, Vice President and General Manager, Marchex Connect. "Over the next year, we will continue to build on and invest in our Marchex Connect platform to provide our reseller partners and local businesses with scalable advertising solutions that meet their growing needs."

The Search Engine Watch (SEW) Award winners were selected by a panel of industry experts and the SEW Awards editorial staff. Winners were determined based on success in four key areas:

  • Innovation in methodology and execution
  • Achieving success goals
  • Excellence in tactical execution
  • Overall approach and category relevance

For more information on Marchex Connect, please visit www.marchex.com.

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

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For further information, contact:

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

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