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Marchex Announces Regular Quarterly Dividend for 4.75% Convertible Exchangeable Preferred Stock

SEATTLE, WA - July 22, 2005

Marchex, Inc. (NASDAQ: MCHX, MCHXP) today announced that the company's Board of Directors has declared a regular quarterly dividend in the amount of $2.97 per share on its 4.75% convertible exchangeable preferred stock in accordance with the terms thereof, which will be paid on August 15, 2005 to the holders of record as of the close of business on August 4, 2005. Marchex issued 230,000 shares of the preferred stock in February 2005 and dividends with respect thereto are payable quarterly on the 15th day of February, May, August and November of each year that such preferred stock remains outstanding. Marchex previously made its first quarterly dividend payment on the preferred stock in May 2005.

About Marchex, Inc.
Marchex ( helps merchants sell products and services through multiple online channels. The company connects merchants with consumers who are searching for information, products and services on the Internet. Marchex's platform of integrated performance-based advertising and search marketing services enables merchants to efficiently market and sell their products and services across multiple online distribution channels, including search engines, product shopping engines, directories and selected Web properties.

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

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