One interesting tidbit from Marchex’s earnings call yesterday: the local online ad company claims to have brought in more than 20,000 new advertisers in Q3 through a combination of direct sales, aggregator partnerships (i.e. yellow pages and other regional small biz ad sellers), and the acquisition of VoiceStar. It now has 50,000 advertisers using its tools and advertising on its Web sites, and expects to grow that to 80,000 in two years’ time.
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