After It’s Disastrous Super Bowl Commercial Godaddy Maybe Looking For New Ad Agency

GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY) seems to be looking for a new advertising agency in wake of the disastrous Super Bowl Commercial and the less than impressive, at least in my opinion,  of its Claude Van Dam commercials Godaddy has put out a global brand agency request for proposal (RFP) to help promote and personalize the GoDaddy brand globally. Chief Marketing Officer Phil Bienert is quoted as … [Read more...]

GoDaddy Sells Beijing.com Domain Name

According to whois records, GoDaddy's newly acquired domain name Beijing.com which it acquired with the $28 Million purchase of Marchex domain name portfolio has been sold! Update: GoDaddy has confirmed the sale (see below) The domain Beijing.com has changed registrants this morning to a Ivy Wong at eName Technology Co.,Ltd Beijing is the capital of China with a population of over 21 million … [Read more...]

.Club Celebrates It’s 1st Birthday & You Get The Present: $1 Domains At Godaddy Today Only

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DXGXaTJ-hwQ&feature=youtu.be   It's .Club 1 year birthday and in celebration Godaddy.com is offering .Club registrations for just $1 (plus $.18 ICANN Fee) for just today, with no limit (so is Moniker.com) Here is the press release from .club celebrating its birthday: "While much media attention has been focused on the defensive … [Read more...]

RightoftheDot.com Gets Godaddy Its Stock Ticker Symbol; GDDY.com Before It Went Public

GoDaddy Inc. (NYSE: GDDY),  announced today it has bought the domain name GDDY.com through RightoftheDot.com who bought the domain name on behalf of Godaddy before it went public. When visited, GDDY.com takes individuals to GoDaddy's Investor Relations page, enabling anyone to quickly find out more about the company. Right of the Dot, LLC, a domain name consulting service, helped broker the … [Read more...]

Godaddy Ends Sponsorship Deal With Danica Patrick No. 10 Team After 2015 Season

According to sbnation.com, GoDaddy will no longer sponsor Danica Patrick, No. 10 team following the 2015 season, however she will remain a Godaddy spokeswoman. But after the 2015 season we won't be seeing Danica in the Godaddy Green car SBNation reports: "The move comes as Patrick is in the final season of her contract with SHR, though both sides have openly said they would like to … [Read more...]

Go Daddy Purchases Web Design Marketplace Elto

Back in October of 2013 Ophelie Lechat introduced me to a gentleman named Ned Dwyer, Ned ran a company called Tweaky and was looking to change the name of the company and was looking for a new domain name. I submitted a bunch of names both personal and client names. We were close on a couple but nothing that was perfect for the company. Eventually Ned purchased the domain name Elto.com. Today … [Read more...]

Godaddy Is Up Over $6 a Share In Early Trading

Godaddy (GDDY) which went public today at $20 IPO price is trading as of publication at $26.30, up $6.30 Godaddy's first trade was at $26.18 then slipped as low as $25.49 before bouncing to its inter-day high of $26.84. Over 10,500,000 shares of Godaddy were traded in less than the 1st hour of trading. Godaddy sold 22 Million shares at $20 a share so more than 50% of the amount of shares … [Read more...]