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CodeEd Partners with GoDaddy to Teach Programming


CodeEd is a Boston company that teaches computer programming to girls in middle school to create interest and help them become more proficient. The idea behind the project is to bring in volunteers that work in technology to work on creative projects with middle school and high school students so that they will pursue careers in technology and decrease the gender gap that currently exists. The Godaddy involvement includes recruiting volunteers and providing resources so the classes can continue. Might Alter GoDaddy’s IPO

webdotcom-logo reported their earnings for the third quarter this month and provided information about the registration business. David L Brown of reported that the increase in domain names has led to a reduction in the amount of income they were able to generate. Overall registrations have declined at the same time. Non-domain name registration services have also been hurt as companies offering package deals at rock-bottom prices. took aggressive steps to support its share price after their earnings report by starting a $100 million stock buy back plan. That plan will purchase 12% of the company’s outstanding stock.

Web Developers Will Like Godaddy’s New Pro Hosting

In the past GoDaddy focused on small businesses that did not want technically advanced websites, but now is introducing Pro Hosting for companies with technical staff that want an advanced custom web programming platform. The company sees 6 million developers and designers that maintain websites for a majority of the small business today. Extra support options are a part of the Godaddy Pro hosting program. These developers support sites for multiple companies, making them a prime target.

Some of the new features include web hosting with CPanel, managed Wordpress, and VPS (virtual private servers). Administrators will be able to patch the operating, stage website changes, clone current installations, control backups, have direct access to the server, and plan for disasters. The Pro plans come fully managed to self-managed.

HostGator Has Anniversary Sale on Hosting Packages

When turning 12 at HostGator equals big savings for customers, it’s a good day. Now you can get up to 65% off HostGator hosting during the anniversary sale that started today. Register for 6 months of service and get 65% off. Take a 45% discount when registering for a full year. Their host popular shared hosting is great for small businesses and everyday bloggers. But there are many  different options to choice from depending on your needs.

GoDaddy CEO Speaks At Women's Conference

Oct 01 2014

GoDaddy is a company that is very familiar on the Internet. Many with a business online have probably used GoDaddy to register their website domain name. The fact is that the company is one of the biggest domain registration and web hosting companies online. They really gained attention in 2005 with controversial commercials that received a lot of attention during the Super Bowl. The commercials were considered sexist and objectified women. Millions of women found the commercials offensive. However, things are certainly changing at GoDaddy. They have a decidedly new attitude, and they want to change the way others see them.

GoDaddy CEO Speaks At Women's Conference
The new CEO of GoDaddy was welcomed at a recent woman's computing conference. A few years ago, this would of been an impossibility. Blake Irving is the new CEO at GoDaddy. He was invited to speak at the "Male Allies" panel Anita Borg Institute Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing event that celebrates women in the computing industry. Many women found the sexist commercials very offensive. However, the new CEO was not responsible for those commercials. He has taken a decidedly new approach and is trying to change the image of the company. This new advertising approach is raising a few eyebrows and renewed interest in the company.

Take Your Business Online With GoDaddy Hosting

Sep 24 2014
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CD case cover for Microsoft BackOffice Small Business Server (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

GoDaddy Hosting and Microsoft have embarked on a mission to get small businesses online today.

Earlier in the year, GoDaddy and Microsoft announced that they will be working more closely with each other. They have just rolled out their latest partnership program.

The two tech-firms have just launched Get Online Today, a program that offers website building and hosting services with an email service from Microsoft's 365 office at a low cost of $1 monthly for the first year. Those who sign up will also get a $50 credit to be used on Bing Ads.

GoDaddy Is Full Functional With Afternic

Sep 15 2014

Did you hear that GoDaddy is now full functional with Afternic? This comes after almost a year since GoDaddy has acquired them, and this means people who sell domains with fixed prices will enjoy fast transfer, as GoDaddy will be integrated with Afternic as a Fast Transfer partner.


This means that investors who invest in domain names will get more exposure, if the name/names were listed with Afternic at the premium level. When someone searches for the domain name, then they will see your name and they will be able to purchase it. The domain will then be transferred to their account.

Startup Funding From ZipRecruiter Gives Hope To Cash Strapped Men And Women

Sep 04 2014

Startup funding has given ZipRecruiter an opportunity to help everyone earn an honest living online. After already possessing over 20 years in human resources, the startup funding ZipRecruiter earned became designated for a new business structure. The goal was to make HR easier for individuals and struggling companies. Immediate employees would be tinkering away at ZipRecruiter's main headquarters while everyone else would be able to access the company's services through the Internet.

The Reason Amazon Bought Twitch

Aug 27 2014
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Deutsch: Logo von (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Amazon bought Twitch at a price of more than $1.1 billion, which includes cash of $970 million. So, what does Amazon get for all of this money?

Two things: They'll get a deeply engaged video audience as well as a media company that is already making money in a very unconventional way.

As for the viewers, Amazon knows the audience for live streaming video games is very large and growing. Twitch viewers, in 2013, watched an average of 1 hour and 45 minutes per day on the site.

Currently Amazon spends over a billion dollars each year for its video content; however, Twitch obtains all of its content absolutely free. Clearly the fact that there is already a hefty profit being made by Twitch is certainly interesting. We estimate that Twitch is already making in excess of $72 million on its run rate.

GoDaddy Acquires Mad Mimi And Beefs Up It's Marketing

Aug 22 2014

GoDaddy Hosting has sealed the deal and acquired the email marketing company named Mad Mimi. The bold move was made to give GoDaddy a better strategy to market itself towards small businesses, and to give it a better foothold in the area of email marketing. Until now this was an area in which the company was lacking any real presence.

Mad Mimi is well known in the area of customer service, which GoDaddy wants to capitalize on and bring to it's own small business clients. GoDaddy's SVP of Business Applications, Steven Aldrich, says they will now incorporate Mad Mimi's technology into the fold, replacing the old "Easy Email Marketing" program which it had in place up to this point. Exact terms of the deal are still not public, but although Mad Mimi was profitable, it was limited in terms of it's funding.

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