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GoDaddy Dumps NASCAR From Marketing Mix

GoDaddy’s marketing has evolved over the last couple of years. In the process of the evolution we’ve seen them switch their messaging around quite a bit and try to dump their “old image”. A new casualty of this shift is NASCAR. For years the hosting and domain company was associated with the motor sport and […]

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GoDaddy CEO Blake Irving To Do Reddit AMA

GoDaddy’s CEO, Blake Irving, will be doing a Reddit AMA (ask me anything) this Thursday, April 24th. Irving’s AMA will start at 0930 PST, 1630 UTC or 1730 IST Reddit AMAs have featured pop stars, movie stars, porn stars and a wide variety of other celebrities and you can literally ask them anything you want. […]

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Christine Jones’ First TV Ad

Christine Jones, who was GoDaddy’s legal counsel, is running for governor of Arizona. Earlier today her campaign team published her first TV ad: http://vimeo.com/89004623 The video, which is 30 seconds long, touches on a number of the points she’s campaigning on.  

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GoDaddy Acquires MediaTemple

GoDaddy has been on an acquisition spree this year, announcing a number of acquisitions in recent months. Today’s announcement is that they’ve acquired Media Temple. Media Temple are a relatively big hosting provider whose focus has always been on serving developers and designers. That GoDaddy should acquire the company while surprising is logical. Media Temple […]

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GoDaddy’s New CEO Is Blogging

GoDaddy’s new CEO, Blake Irving, has started blogging. It’s a bit of a tradition with GoDaddy’s CEOs to blog, though the company’s first CEO, Bob Parsons, was by far the most flamboyant to date. Irving’s predecessor, Warren Adelman, also blogs from time to time, but hasn’t posted anything since 2011. Blake Irving’s blog so far […]

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Christine Jones Running For Governor of Arizona

Former GoDaddy general counsel Christine Jones is getting into politics. Ms Jones announced over the weekend that she was planning on running for governor of Arizona, where both she and GoDaddy are based. While precise details of Jones’ campaign are not available as yet, they should be announced in the next few weeks. She’s got […]

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Wired Think Verisign Competes With GoDaddy

Wired Think Verisign Competes With GoDaddy

Wired is one of the few publications that generally does a good job of reporting all things technical and internet related. However the magazine’s site last night ran an article reporting on the GoDaddy outage with the title: Amid Outage, GoDaddy Moves DNS to Competitor VeriSign On what planet do GoDaddy and Verisign compete? I […]

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GoDaddy Suffers Massive Outage

GoDaddy is the world’s largest registrar and hosting provider. Earlier this evening they suffered a massive outage which appears to be related primarily to their DNS. However it is unclear if that is the issue and it is also unclear as to what is the cause. At the moment pretty much every tech blog on […]

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