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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
CD case cover for Microsoft BackOffice Small B...

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.


Aug 12 2014
Game Developers Conference Entrace

Game Developers Conference Entrace (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Gamasutra: The worlds leading game development event runs between August 11-13 2014. This is the sixth year running in Cologne GDC Europe. Developers from all over the world come to this event for the latest and greatest development inspiration and education in the world.

Attendees can choose from over 80 instructional classes in Business, Marketing, Management, Design, Production, Programming and Visual Arts. By attending this spectacular event you will learn the most up to date information on a wide range of topics related to the gaming industry.

The next week, August 13-17 featuring the leading entertainment interactive trade show will have 130 of the speakers both national and international and hundreds of press and industry exhibitor and sponsors.

GoDaddy Hosting Is Evolving Even More

Aug 07 2014
Danica Patrick, Turn 1 - Team Andretti GoDaddy...

Danica Patrick, Turn 1 - Team Andretti GoDaddy Powered by Honda (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

For general registration, the.CLUB Domain Name extensions are now available.

GoDaddy is among the world's largest providers of technology who are aimed at small business. They help customers acquire the right name to give their businesses. Today they offer a couple of their newest top level generic domains - gTLD and .CLUB. The .CLUB domain translates across various languages. This extensions is immediately recognizable and carries good market value to brand names across the globe.

Godaddy Hosting Aims For Market Domination

Jul 31 2014
Go Daddy

Go Daddy (Photo credit: Scott Beale)

Following its' Acquisition of Three Local Start up Companies, GoDaddy Will Launch a new Office in Cambridge Shortly

It's official: GoDaddy Hosting is arriving in Boston. In the wake of its' purchase of several local start up firms over the past year, the domain vendor behemoth is introducing an office in Kendall Square in August. To mark this occasion, GoDaddy are hosting a big party on Wednesday, 30th July, which is free to attend.

GoDaddy has its' headquarters in Scottsdale, AZ. It is the most recent big and established technology firm to claim Hub space. For a long time now, Google has had a presence in the center of Cambridge. Also, Apple and Amazon are within the vicinity, at the Innovation Center in Cambridge. Nonetheless, they are characteristically subtle. In recent times, Facebook stated that it would return social media to its' place of origin. Next, during March of this year, Twitter publicly opened its' East and West Coast HQ. On Tuesday, Teradata (the data analytics firm) stated that it would use Cambridge as its' primary base for development and research.

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