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January 26, 2020 03:14

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GoDaddy loses first UDRP from Marchex portfolio acquisition

No one responded to the dispute. GoDaddy has lost its first UDRP from the portfolio it acquired from Marchex in April. The company didn’t respond to a UDRP filed by Dairyland Midwest, Inc. d/b/a AgVision for the domain name When the UDRP was filed last month, World Intellectual Property Organization sent a notice of […]

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Had your eyes on a domain at Marchex? Might want to give GoDaddy a call

GoDaddy pricing the domain names at a more reasonable level. One of the reasons GoDaddy acquired Marchex’s domain name portfolio (which was recently being sold under the Archeo brand) was that Marchex had steep prices on the domain names. A friend tried to buy a domain name last year. He was initially told it would […]

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GoDaddy acquires Marchex’s domain name portfolio for $28 million

An in-depth look at GoDaddy’s purchase of over 200,000 domain names and what it means for domain name investors. GoDaddy has acquired Marchex’s Archeo domain name portfolio for $28.1 million. GoDaddy (NYSE: GDDY) has acquired about 200,000 domain names from Marchex (NASDAQ: MCHX) for $28.1 million, plus a potential earnout. Marchex has owned the portfolio […]

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Marchex CEO steps down

A new boss at Marchex and Q4 earnings released. Marchex reported earnings today, and also announced that long time CEO Russell Horowitz has stepped down. Company co-founder Pete Christothoulou has taken over the top post. The company, which derives the bulk of its revenue from performance advertising in which customers pay for phone calls, had […]

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Marchex sells $1.6 million in domain names in Q4

Marchex’s Archeo division continues to sell domains at fairly high prices. Marchex reported its fourth quarter earnings after the bell today. It included sales results from Archeo, its domain name division. Archeo sold 262 domain names for a total of $1.6 million last quarter. That’s about double how much it sold last year in the […]

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Marchex and release earnings

Domain portfolio owner and large registrar group report earnings. Two domain name companies released third quarter earnings results after the bell yesterday. Marchex reported GAAP revenue of $40.6 million, compared to $33.7 million in the same quarter of 2012. Its adjusted EBITDA fell to $3.4 million from $4.8 million in Q3 2012. The company is […]

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