New GoDaddy Pro series inspires web designers and developers to help clients

The world we used to know is out of service, and businesses large and small are evolving to meet the new realities.

Web designers and developers are being asked to do more for their clients, bringing new skills into the mix to boost their value and strengthen relationships. To help them deliver, GoDaddy Pro presents a new YouTube series, “301 Permanent Redirect.”



Over four episodes, web professionals and influencers take on a variety of fun, creative challenges that reflect common client asks, showing off cool ways to quickly broaden your skill sets so you can help clients stand out, drive traffic to their sites, and succeed.

Breathe new life into old photos

Jenna Gamber’s web design work for a client’s site

Clients often want to jazz up their site, but they don’t have the budget — or, due to social distancing, the conditions — to safely do … Read more

Online micro-businesses can be an easy economic win for local governments

This article originally published on GoDaddy’s Venture Forward website.

Karen Mossberger worked on creating economic “empowerment zones” for Detroit’s city government in the mid-1990s, to help aspiring entrepreneurs overcome decades of urban decay by starting their own companies.

The results were disappointing, weighed down by several chronic problems: lack of access to capital or suitable physical spaces to set up shop, and lack of local demand in one of the poorest cities in the nation.

Too many people concluded it was too risky to quit their day jobs.

 

Today, and billions of internet connections later, Mossberger sees a world that can sidestep some of those physical and financial limitations.

She now studies a source of economic development that many policymakers never see: the tens of millions of micro-businesses that sell online, many without the overhead of a storefront, or the pressure of an all-or-nothing bet on their financial futures.… Read more

Metal Roofing Pros and Cons for Your Home

Your home needs the right roof to keep everything inside protected and keep your house structurally sound. There are many different types of roofs, from wood and asphalt to slate and tile. One type of roof that’s been gaining more popularity is metal.[1]

Metal roofs are appealing to homeowners of all types of houses and in many different regions of the United States.[2] However, in order to decide if a metal roof is right for your home, you need to look at this material’s advantages and disadvantages. Let’s take a closer look at metal roof pros and cons.[3]

Benefits of metal roofing

One of the biggest selling points is that metal roofs can last longer than most other roofing materials — even over 100 years.[4] If it’s installed on your home properly, it should last for the life of the house. But here are some other … Read more