Godaddy Teams Up With Paypal on Its Brand New “Here SDK” Product

PayPal introduced today a new product called "Here SDK" and announced that Godaddy as  one if its "Key Partners" Here is the info from Paypal.com: "We’re always working to build product experiences that simplify payments, and looking to collaborate with businesses that share our vision for making the checkout process more seamless whether it’s online, in-store or on mobile. Today, as we work … [Read more...]

New Go Daddy Phishing Email Going Around – Be Careful

New Go Daddy phishing email going around so be careful. I have not received it but others have. Tip of the cap to Namepros member Tom Carl for posting the email he received. Most veterans would not fall for this but there are many newer domainers and business owners who may not know what to look for. Email subject: Status Alert: Your account contains more than 9740 directories. Dear Valued … [Read more...]

Godaddy: Radix Landrush Fees Are Fully Refundable & Always Were

  I got a message from Godaddy today in response to my story of a few days ago, that they were charging a non-refundable $160 application Landrush fee for the Radix new gTLD which start with .Press, .Website, .Host. Godaddy wrote me today and said that the $160 landrush fee was in fact refundable in the event the applicant didn't wind up getting the domain. I asked the Godaddy … [Read more...]

Warning: Some Registrars (Godaddy) Are Making The Radix $160 Landrush Fee NonRefundable

Radix a new gTLD registry,  landrush for three new gTLDs .Host, .Website and .Press opens up on August 26th and runs until September 15th. Applying in landrush for a new gTLD domain gives the applicant early access to domain names ahead of general availability. The wholesale cost to apply for a .Host, .Website and .Press domain in landrush is $160. Radix has been advertising on social … [Read more...]

Go Daddy Growing Up

Tony Stewart pranks Danica Patrick in new Go Daddy Ad Go Daddy put out a new ad and uploaded it to You Tube a couple days ago. Media Bistro wrote about the ad and gave mention to an  interview on Ad Week by Go DaddyCMO Barb Rechterman  from last year on the company growing up and changing their ad strategy. “This commercial marks another milestone in our brand evolution. The ad definitely uses … [Read more...]

Design Start Up Canva gets $3.6 million in additonal funding and enters partnership with Go Daddy

Australian start-up Canva received an additional $3.6 million in financing and announced a partnership with Go Daddy. The product does seem cool for those that don't have the skills of a trained graphic artist. Crunch Base - Canva makes graphic design amazingly simple for everyone, by bringing together a drag-and-drop design tool with a library of more than 1 million stock photographs, graphic … [Read more...]

Godaddy Changing Domain Auction Rules On Time Extension Starting Monday

I just received an email from Godaddy.com that they are making a change to the closing rules on the Godaddy.com domain auction platform, which is to take place on Monday, 7/14/2014. "As it stands now, any bid that is placed in the last 5 minutes of an auction auto-extends the auction by 5 minutes." "This will change to auto-extend to only 1 minute, and a maximum time of 5 minutes 59 seconds … [Read more...]