Godaddy Goes Brick & Mortar Teaming Up With OfficeMax
Go Daddy has teamed up with OfficeMax to Provide Exclusive Website Service Bundles for Small Business Customers Marking the first time websites and domain names Are delivered through a traditional brick & Mortar retail channel.
According to a press release out today, “OfficeMax® (NYSE:OMX), it’s teaming up with Go Daddy, the world’s largest domain name registrar, to bring Go Daddy’s Web services to a wider small business audience through OfficeMax stores nationwide.”
“The move makes OfficeMax the exclusive nationwide retailer for Go Daddy websites and domain names; and provides businesses with significant value on Go Daddy website service bundles available only at OfficeMax stores”.
“An in-store presence at OfficeMax gives Go Daddy the opportunity to help small business owners and entrepreneurs who are looking to grow their businesses,” said Go Daddy Vice President of Marketing Teri Dhooge. “The Internet is at the heart of today’s economy. If you’re not building an online presence, you’re missing opportunities to capture new customers, yet, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly seventy-five percent of businesses don’t have a website. Partnering with OfficeMax means we can help more people leverage the power of the Internet – people who may not realize how easy it can be.”
“Of Go Daddy’s total customer base, nearly 11 million customers world-wide, more than 70 percent are small- to medium-size businesses”.
“The introduction of Go Daddy websites and domain names in our stores is the first of many steps we’re taking to provide entrepreneurs with industry-leading solutions for starting, running and growing their business,” said Michael Lewis, executive vice president and president of Retail at OfficeMax. “Having a digital presence is instrumental to business success, as it’s increasingly where consumers and businesses go to research and shop. Together with Go Daddy, we’re offering a complete array of products and services to help small businesses boost their online visibility, reach customers and drive sales in the digital space.”
“Build Your Brand on the Web with OfficeMax and Go Daddy Through OfficeMax’s exclusive bundles of Go Daddy website services, businesses can easily register their domain name, create a professional website and maximize their business visibility on Internet search engines. There are no monthly service fees; one-year service bundles range from simple domain and website authentication to hosting an online store. Trained OfficeMax store associates are available on-site to help each business select the Go Daddy website bundle that best meets their needs”.