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Archeo Shares Info About Its Domain Portfolio


Archeo (a division of publicly traded Marchex) is a large domain name portfolio owner with just under 300,000 domain names in its inventory. You can visit Archeo's website to search through the company's portfolio of domain names and see exactly what types of domain names the company owns.

I want to share an infographic with you that was published by the company in its first Quarterly Newsletter pdf and shared with me this morning via email. The infographic illustrates the types of domain names Archeo owns at a high level, and I think you'll also find this information noteworthy.

Some of the facts I found most interesting are these: (more…) → Read More

Marchex Won’t Spin Off Archeo – Will “Consider Various Strategic Options”


MarchexIn news that was reported just after the closing bell on the NASDAQ market today, Marchex has announced that it will not be spinning off Archeo into a separate company as the company had considered. Here's what Marchex said in its press release this afternoon:

"Marchex came to this conclusion as part of a recent strategic review. The review began this summer after Marchex sold certain pay-per-click assets, which were operating under Archeo, in July. Marchex sold the assets to help sharpen Archeo's focus and market opportunity around domains, but as a result, Archeo's overall financial profile became smaller.

The review determined that the incremental costs and complexities associated with taking Archeo public at this time would be prohibitive, and that Archeo's value to shareholders is best recognized as a segmented division of Marchex."

It's a bit disappointing to me that (more…) → Read More