Fall 2020: What’s New in Websites + Marketing

So much has happened between kids going back to school and the leaves turning brilliant colors getting ready for the winter. The most exciting thing was our customer event on September 29. If you missed it or if you’d just like another chance to watch the sessions, check out our GoDaddy 2020 Event Recap.

The Websites + Marketing and Online Store teams are “falling” all over themselves to roll out new features, and more are on their way.

Chat with customers using the Conversations app (iOS)

If you’re on the go, it can be hard to stay on top of all the messages you receive from different channels. If you miss a message or take too long to respond, it can cost you a sale.

If you have an Apple mobile phone, download the GoDaddy Conversations app. View and reply to website messages, texts, or Facebook Messenger from one … Read more

Using the APPLES method to determine server needs

“What type of hosting do I need?”

To answer this question, many service providers run the gamut, offering everything from WYSIWYG site builders, to basic shared hosting, to even WordPress-specific hosting. In most cases, these are probably all that the average person needs, even to get a medium-size web presence going.

But what if you, or your clients, need more than what the average hosting environment can provide?

This is where a method we call APPLES can come into play — and, no, I’m not talking about the fruit you find at your local grocery store (or the device you could be reading this on).

APPLES is a handy acronym, with each letter representing a question that can help you determine if you need a server and, possibly more important, if you’re going to need some help with managing that server:

  • Admin experience level
  • Purpose of the server
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