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

Build a strong and innovative business with a .tech domain name

The digitalization of commerce has allowed many innovative entrepreneurs with great ideas to build their dream businesses. And, a fantastic way to highlight a forward-thinking digital company is by utilizing a .tech domain name.

Stand out online with a .tech domain name

To operate successfully and stand out in this hypercompetitive environment, you need more than just an ingenious idea and zeal.

Every little detail of your business must highlight the artistic and original quality that you stand for.

Focusing on these details is what will give you that competitive edge and make your marketing communication stand out.

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10 simple small business SEO tactics that you can do in-house

One of the most effective ways to grow your venture online is to perform well in search, which is why small business SEO (search engine optimization) is a skill that’s worthwhile for entrepreneurs to know.

You’re already well on your way to establishing your business’s credibility if your website is one of the top results that show up when your user is looking for something on a search engine like Google.

The only aspect of a search engine’s algorithm that’s permanent is its constant evolution.

 

While most entrepreneurs and marketers know this, few know how to optimize their website and their content in a way that gives them a strong search ranking over time.

Related: GoDaddy guide to SEO for business

10 simple small business SEO tactics

In this article, we explore 10 tactics that are not too technical to execute and will help your business rank over your … Read more

July 2020 What’s new in Websites + Marketing

It’s summertime, and social distancing is in. So is creating websites. If people can’t visit you in person, at least they can visit you online and interact with you on social media. The Websites + Marketing and Online Store teams continue to roll out new features, and more are on their way.

Get online guided path series

As a reader of the GoDaddy Garage blog, you know how much value there is here. Our How-To videos are amazing. And our Help articles are, well, helpful. (Shoutout to the Community as well, where people ask questions and hold discussions.)

We thought it would be really cool if we could bring everything together into one package…so we did. Our first guided series, Get Online, helps people get everything set up and published.

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