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OfficeMax Teams Up with Go Daddy to Provide Exclusive Website Service Bundles for Small Business Customers
Move Marks First Time Go Daddy Websites and Domain Names Are Delivered Through Retail Channel Nationwide
By: PR Newswire
Jan. 17, 2013 08:00 AM
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- OfficeMax® Incorporated (NYSE:OMX), a leader in office supplies, technology and services, today announced that it's teaming up with Go Daddy, the world's leading Web hosting and domain name provider, to bring Go Daddy's Web services to a wider small business audience through OfficeMax stores nationwide. The move makes OfficeMax the exclusive nationwide retailer for Go Daddy websites and domain names; and provides businesses with significant value on Go Daddy website service bundles available only at OfficeMax stores.
"An in-store presence at OfficeMax gives Go Daddy the opportunity to help small business owners and entrepreneurs who are looking to grow their businesses," said Go Daddy Vice President of Marketing Teri Dhooge. "The Internet is at the heart of today's economy. If you're not building an online presence, you're missing opportunities to capture new customers, yet, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, nearly seventy-five percent of businesses don't have a website. Partnering with OfficeMax means we can help more people leverage the power of the Internet – people who may not realize how easy it can be."
Of Go Daddy's total customer base, nearly 11 million customers world-wide, more than 70 percent are small- to medium-size businesses.
"The introduction of Go Daddy websites and domain names in our stores is the first of many steps we're taking to provide entrepreneurs with industry-leading solutions for starting, running and growing their business," said Michael Lewis, executive vice president and president of Retail at OfficeMax. "Having a digital presence is instrumental to business success, as it's increasingly where consumers and businesses go to research and shop. Together with Go Daddy, we're offering a complete array of products and services to help small businesses boost their online visibility, reach customers and drive sales in the digital space."
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