Go Daddy or Go Daddy Group Inc. was founded in the technological era of domains and hosting ‘1997’, bases in – Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. The founder of the company Mr. Robert Parsons, better known as Bob Parsons, is an American entrepreneur.
Go Daddy is a privately held company that is primarily an internet domain registrar and web hosting company.
Go Daddy Group Inc. filed for an IPO in 2006, but later canceled it, due to “market uncertainties”.
The key individual in the company is Michael Zimmerman (CFO).
Go Daddy comes under the industry type: Domain Registrar
In addition to domain registration & hosting Go Daddy also sells e-business related software and services.
In 2012 it has won many awards in the field of Technology and Innovation:
2012 – Fortune 100 “Best Companies to Work For” honoree.
2012 – Gold Stevie Award for the Year in Computer Services.”
2012 – Domain Wire’s annual survey’s “Best Registrar” award with 43% of the vote.
2012 – Voted #1 Web Hosting Company by Best Web Hosting with a score of 84.5%
2012 – Nominee for the 2012 Small Business Influencer Awards in Corporations by Small Biz Trends.
Ads and Marketing:
Parsons refers to the marketing as “Go Daddy-esque”, which he describes as “fun, edgy, and a lot inappropriate”
Their ads are different/unlike other ads, they have beautiful models/actresses giving information of the products & services.
You can say that more than 80% people remember GoDaddy cause of their innovative ads.
Candice Michelle (former WWE diva Candice Michelle), Danica Patrick and Jillian Michaels….
- GoDaddy Super Bowl 2010 Commercial Lola – www.youtube.com/watch?v=68WTMYxoSck
- Danica Patrick Go Daddy Super Bowl Ad 2012: “Body Paint” – www.youtube.com/watch?v=fZ2lXGK5juY
- Best Go Daddy commercials – YouTube – www.youtube.com/watch?v=O5WwnQ0Mh6Y
- Go Daddy Super Bowl 2013 Ad: Your Big Idea .co – www.youtube.com/watch?v=UDfVZgtl2zM
Products and Services:
- Domain Names: Own your corner of the Web. Create your online presence with a personal or business domain name.
- Email: Customize your communication. Personalized email includes mobile access and a FREE calendar.
- Web Hosting: Put your site in expert hands. Plans include unlimited storage and bandwidth with FREE setup.
- Website Builder: Build your website with ease. Point-and-click your way to a winning site – no experience required!