Godaddy Is Back In The Super Bowl …..With A Puppy

GoDaddy announced today that it will be back advertising for its eleventh consecutive Super Bowl, in the 2015 Super Bowl with a thirty-second spot encouraging business owners to put their businesses online with a domain name and website. "For the first-time ever, GoDaddy will cast an adorable puppy to make its point about empowering business owners to succeed online, but don't expect this to be … [Read more...]

Godaddy Is Looking For a $4.5 Billion Dollar Valuation In Its IPO Rolling Out Next Year

According to the New York Post, GoDaddy.com is pushing ahead with an initial public offering early next year that would value the world’s biggest domain registration service at roughly $4.5 billion GoDaddy is stressing its desire to diversify from a domain registrar to a business that builds out  Web sites for customers and helping them to process transactions on their sites. GoDaddy has an … [Read more...]

Will Web.com Hurt Godaddy’s IPO?

Web.com in reporting its earnings earlier today had a few comments on its earnings call that should be of concern to all domain name regisrtrars: CEO David L. Brown noted "the increased availability of [domain] names has had a near-term negative impact on domain-related revenue," primarily related to "non-core domain-related revenue such as sales of premium domain names and bulk domain … [Read more...]

GoDaddy Opens European Customer Care Centre

Go Daddy put out a press release today with regards to them opening a European customer care centre to serve their EMEA clients. The centre will be in Belfast, Northern Ireland. GoDaddy, the world’s largest technology provider dedicated to small businesses, today announced it has opened a new customer care centre in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The new centre will provide localised customer care … [Read more...]

Google Voice Alternative Vonjour.com Release Exclusive Perk for GoDaddy Members

In a press release Vonjour.com announced a program for Go Daddy customers called, "Vonjour for Go Daddy" Go Daddy members will receive a discount of 15 % on Vonjour related services. As Go Daddy continues to focus on small business under Blake Irving this is another step in providing a comprehensive small business suite of services for Go Daddy customers. From the release: Santa Monica based … [Read more...]

Godaddy 15%+ .LONDON domains registered outside of the UK; US & Germany Are 8%

According to a press release from Godaddy over 15% of .LONDON domains that were registered through GoDaddy came from outside of the UK. 5.9% of all .London domains registered by Godaddy were registered by people in the United States and 1.9 percent were registered by people or businesses in Germany. Stefano Maruzzi, VP of GoDaddy EMEA, says: “These figures show that London is one of the … [Read more...]

Beware of Bogus Go Daddy “Account On – Hold” Email Scam

Back on August 17th we wrote about a scam email going around that was impersonating Go Daddy, there looks to be a new one out that says your account is on hold. Another phishing attempt. Elliot Silver had pointed out a post that Go Daddy blogged about when dealing with email and phishing back in August as well. https://garage.godaddy.com/smallbusiness/secure/email-phishing-think-link/ Here … [Read more...]