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GoDaddy Continues Global Expansion with Launch into 21 New Markets and 14 New Languages
|By Business Wire
|April 28, 2014 12:00 PM EDT
the world’s largest technology provider dedicated to small businesses,
today announced its continued expansion into international markets.
After beginning this international expansion fewer than two years ago
and a recent successful release across Latin America, GoDaddy is now
extending its offering more broadly across Europe.
With today’s announcement, GoDaddy is offering localized products and
support in 14 new languages. New countries served with this expansion
include Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece,
Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Sweden,
Switzerland, Turkey and Ukraine. GoDaddy established its presence
earlier in Europe with support for United Kingdom, Ireland and Spain.
GoDaddy’s expanded global footprint offers products and support in 42
markets, 44 currencies and 17 languages. GoDaddy’s goal is to empower
small businesses around the world. As part of this effort, the company
recently hired new regional heads in EMEA and LATAM, developed a highly
localized marketing and advertising presence, and is adapting
appropriate products to international markets.
“GoDaddy is ‘turning the lights’ on for small businesses all across
Europe. We believe small businesses are an economic driving force
globally, which is why GoDaddy is committed to offering the
individualized service and support necessary to empower those businesses
for success,” said GoDaddy CEO Blake Irving. “In a single day, we turned
on support for customers in 21 new markets. This release represents our
continued commitment to support small businesses with a completely
This recent expansion comes on the heels of GoDaddy’s recent initiatives
in Latin America, where localized offerings and services are now
available in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Colombia, Venezuela, Chile and
Peru. This shift follows the continued evolution around Internet
adoption, as the U.S. is now home to a mere 11 percent of the world’s
Newly supported languages include French, Dutch, German, Italian,
Russian, Turkish, Polish, Swedish, Portuguese, Norwegian, Danish,
Finnish, Ukrainian and Greek. The combination of a complete localized
offering and local language customer care represents a significant
commitment — GoDaddy went beyond simple translation by localizing and
customizing its offering to better serve small businesses in these local
GoDaddy’s global expansion is driven by industry veteran, James Carroll,
who has delivered international platforms at Yahoo! and Microsoft.
Carroll, who joined GoDaddy in March 2013, is leading the company’s
effort to bring the company’s solutions and market presence to customers
in 60 markets and 30 languages.
To learn how GoDaddy can help small businesses visit GoDaddy.com.
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GoDaddy's mission is to radically shift the global economy toward small
businesses by empowering people to easily start, confidently grow and
successfully run their own ventures. With more than 12 million customers
worldwide and 57 million domain names under management, GoDaddy gives
small business owners the tools to name their idea, build a beautiful
online presence, attract customers and manage their business. To learn
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