Silver Lining & GoDaddy Release An Educational Series About Digital Growth To Help Small Businesses Succeed Online

The series features 8 interactive sessions with real small businesses, 10 GoDaddy experts, and over 40 comprehensive training videos. The internet, combined with the wide use of mobile devices and, more recently, the effects of COVID on our day-to-day interactions, has changed the small business landscape forever. With 81% of today's consumers unfailingly researching before purchasing online or in-store, having an online presence has become more than a choice; it has become a necessity and an increasingly important factor…

GoDaddy Launches the Hub by GoDaddy Pro to Help Web Designers and Developers More Efficiently Manage their Businesses

GoDaddy Inc., the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, announced the launch of the Hub by GoDaddy Pro, a new and free site experience for website designers and developers. The Hub brings together all of the GoDaddy Pro-specific tools and solutions into a single, intuitive dashboard. The Hub provides a new integrated project, site and client management platform for GoDaddy Pro members so they can more easily navigate between projects and client sites, and efficiently run their business with new tools like to-do…

GoDaddy Registry Agrees to Acquire .Club, .Design and Minds + Machines TLDs to Offer More Choice and Value in Digital Name Options

Also wins contracts to support the .ally extension for Ally Financial and the .basketball and .rugby top-level domains GoDaddy Registry, one of the world's largest domain registry providers, today announced that it is acquiring the .club and .design domain extensions, as well as 28 domain extensions (and certain other business assets) owned and operated by Minds + Machines Group Limited (MMX). GoDaddy Registry, wholly-owned subsidiary of GoDaddy Inc, was also awarded the contracts to help manage the generic domain…

GoDaddy Launches New WooCommerce Extensions for Managed WordPress Ecommerce Hosting

GoDaddy nearly doubles WordPress Ecommerce plugins available, including digital gift cards, Google Analytics Pro and Memberships, new product review improvements, and shipment options GoDaddy Inc., the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, announced a plugin bundle expansion for its Managed WordPress Ecommerce customers, featuring free access to a library of over 75 premium WooCommerce extensions. The new extensions come from GoDaddy's recent acquisition of SkyVerge, a leading WooCommerce product developer. The…

GoDaddy Completes Acquisition of Poynt

Accelerates GoDaddy's strategy to provide a complete suite of commerce and payment services that enables small businesses to sell everywhere GoDaddy Inc. the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, announced it has completed its acquisition of Poynt. The combination expands GoDaddy's commerce services to help small businesses grow – both online and offline – using one platform. Marketing Technology News: Adform Names Semcasting AudienceDesigner (ADS) as Key Partner for First-Party Data Onboarding "GoDaddy exists…

GoDaddy Acquires Poynt, Expands Commerce Services

GoDaddy Inc., the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Poynt. Under the terms of the agreement, GoDaddy will pay $320 million in cash at closing and $45 million in deferred cash payments subject to certain performance and employment conditions over three years. The transaction is expected to close in the first quarter of 2021, subject to the satisfaction of regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. "Commerce is critical to our…

Vimeo Announces Partnership With GoDaddy To Power Video For Entrepreneurs Globally

GoDaddy Is the Latest "Powered by Vimeo" Partner to Natively Integrate Vimeo's Video Tools Vimeo, the world's leading professional video platform and community, announced a strategic partnership with GoDaddy, the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs— an integration that will bring the power of Vimeo directly to GoDaddy's website builder and marketing tools. GoDaddy is the latest partner to join Vimeo's new partner program Powered by Vimeo, joining Facebook, Eventbrite, Pinterest and Patreon. This move signals…

GoDaddy Launches Over App in 12 New Languages

GoDaddy Inc., the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, announced its award-winning Over app is now available in 12 new languages: Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Spanish, and Swedish. Over by GoDaddy provides the tools small businesses need to enhance their brands and promote their products and services by easily creating impactful visual content on a mobile device for any platform online. Marketing Technology News: AdCellerant…

GoDaddy Brings Powerful Visual Content Creation Tools to Websites + Marketing with Over Integration

New Capabilities Help Everyday Entrepreneurs Create Impactful Visuals and Build Brands that Stand Out Online GoDaddy, the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, announced its popular content design app Over by GoDaddy, is now deeply integrated into Websites + Marketing. This enables anyone to easily create impactful visuals right inside of Websites + Marketing, its website builder and set of marketing tools. Marketing Technology News: Roku OS 9.4 Provides New Ways to Access Content, More Voice Options &…

Instagram and Facebook Selling Come To GoDaddy Ecommerce

Websites + Marketing Natively Enables Customers to Sell More Places Online Than Any Other SMB eCommerce Offering GoDaddy Inc., the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, announced customers can now sell their products on Instagram and Facebook through Websites + Marketing Ecommerce, further expanding the opportunity for them to find new customers and grow sales. As an official Facebook Marketing Partner, GoDaddy is one of the early adopters of Facebook's Business Extension. Marketing Technology News: Infogroup…

GoDaddy Acquires SkyVerge to Help Everyday Entrepreneurs Sell Online with WordPress and WooCommerce

GoDaddy Inc, the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire SkyVerge, a leading WooCommerce product developer. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. GoDaddy is committed to helping entrepreneurs succeed online with high-performance WooCommerce stores that are feature-filled and quick to build. WordPress powers more than a third of websites on the Internet. Seventeen percent of all WordPress sites use WooCommerce, making it one of the…

GoDaddy’s #OpenWeStand Coalition Grows with Adobe, Cisco, LinkedIn, Mastercard, Microsoft and Uber Supporting Small Businesses During…

Over 70 companies have joined in support of #OpenWeStand and pledged action to make a difference together through uniquely owned programming and resources GoDaddy Inc., the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, announced more companies -- including Adobe, Cisco, LinkedIn, Mastercard, Microsoft and Uber, have joined the growing #OpenWeStand movement. #OpenWeStand stands to support small business owners navigate the challenging times presented by Covid-19 with special offers on services and tools, expert advice, and…

EZ Texting Joins GoDaddy’s #OpenWeStand Movement to Support Small Businesses

EZ Texting, the leader in SMS marketing software for business, today announces it has joined GoDaddy’s #OpenWeStand movement. The movement consists of over 40 brands contributing resources, tools, and advice to support the economic health of small businesses during this challenging economic time. “In critical times like these, consistent and immediate communication is necessary for all members of our economy, from businesses and healthcare facilities to schools and municipalities,” said Norm Happ, CEO of EZ Texting. “The…

GoDaddy Builds Coalition of Companies Including American Express, Nextdoor, PayPal, Salesforce, and Slack to Help Small Businesses Weather…

GoDaddy's Growing #OpenWeStand Movement Empowers Entrepreneurs by Marshalling Best in Class Resources and Assembling Supportive Community GoDaddy Inc., the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, announced that over 30 brands, including American Express, Nextdoor, PayPal, Salesforce, and Slack, have joined the company's growing #OpenWeStand movement. These companies are contributing resources, tools and insights to help sustain entrepreneurs and the small and microbusinesses they operate during this challenging…

GoDaddy Acquires Neustar’s Registry Business

Furthers GoDaddy’s Commitment to Investing in the Infrastructure of the Internet to Deliver Great Customer Experiences Punctuated by Speed, Security and Reliability GoDaddy Inc., the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, announced it is acquiring Neustar Inc’s Registry business. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. The deal is expected to close in Q2 2020. The Neustar Registry business features a high-performance backend registry technology platform and enhanced domain security systems that…

Neustar Sells Its Registry Business to GoDaddy

Neustar, Inc., a global information services and technology company and leader in identity resolution, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement with GoDaddy Inc. to sell its Registry business. The closing of the transaction is subject to applicable regulatory approvals and other customary closing conditions. Marketing Technology News: Screen-Free Learning Platform, Yoto, Selects 5W Public Relations as Agency of Record In addition to providing its Registry business with new avenues for growth and scale, the…

GoDaddy Joins the GoFundMe Small Business Relief Initiative to Bolster Its Support of Everyday Entrepreneurs Affected by COVID-19

GoDaddy to provide financial assistance and resources to help small businesses with its Websites + Marketing product and through its partnership with GoFundMe GoDaddy Inc., the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, is joining the GoFundMe Small Business Relief Initiative to supply financial assistance and support to entrepreneurs and small business owners across the country. As part of the effort, GoDaddy will help small businesses share GoFundMe fundraisers related to the COVID-19 pandemic. "GoDaddy customers…

GoDaddy Acquires Uniregistry’s Registrar, Marketplace & Portfolio

Combined Company to Provide Domain Investors with Complete, End-to-End Solutions that Help Them Succeed GoDaddy Inc., the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, announced it is acquiring Uniregistry's leading domain registrar and marketplace businesses. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. The deal is expected to close sometime in Q2 2020. The Uniregistry domain registry is not part of the transaction. Uniregistry started in 2014 by catering to domain name investors with specialized tools to…

GoDaddy Acquires Over to Help Everyday Entrepreneurs Easily Create Engaging Visual Content Online

Award-Winning Over App Has More Than One Million Monthly Active Users; Increases Online and Social Engagement with Stunning Branded Content Creation GoDaddy Inc., the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Over, the company behind the popular Over app that helps entrepreneurs and small businesses grow their brands by easily creating impactful visual content for any platform online. Financial details of the transaction were not disclosed. The Over app…

GoDaddy and Kabbage Partnership Gives Entrepreneurs Easy Access to Capital

GoDaddy customers can access flexible funding to manage and grow their businesses GoDaddy Inc. ,the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, announced its strategic partnership with Kabbage, Inc., a data and technology company providing small businesses cash flow solutions.  Kabbage's online lending platform is now available to GoDaddy's U.S. customers so they can easily access a business line of credit in minutes to manage and grow their businesses. By completing a simple application process from Kabbage, customers…