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Despite What You Believe, Sex and Celebrities Don't Sell

Ira Kalb | Posted 09.10.2016 | Business
Ira Kalb

It has not been a good year for sex - especially as it relates to advertising. Two recent studies, reported in Fortune and Advertising Age, confirm wh...

Why I Love the Go Daddy Puppy Commercial

Karen Dawn | Posted 03.31.2015 | Green
Karen Dawn

Finally an ad that shows the truth about breeding. Animal advocates are protesting this? They should have produced it.

WATCH: Danica Patrick's Words For Women During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Posted 10.01.2013 | Healthy Living

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and NASCAR driver Danica Patrick is racing to get the message to women across the country. Patrick and he...

Despite What You Believe, Celebrities + Sex Doesn't Sell

Ira Kalb | Posted 04.29.2013 | Business
Ira Kalb

Too many companies use celebrities and sex without really thinking or understanding the effectiveness they will have in selling products.

Smart Discrimination: GoDaddy Super Bowl Commercial's Sloppy Kiss Disses Nerds and Promotes Bigoted, Anti-Intellectual Stereotype

Steven Kurlander | Posted 04.14.2013 | Media
Steven Kurlander

Dissing nerds is as American as apple pie and NFL football. Sadly, I have a feeling that Walter is going to make a return at next year's Super Bowl. In the meantime, I won't be visiting the Go Daddy site anytime soon.

WATCH: Jay Leno Asks Bar Refaeli To Recreate That Super Bowl Kiss

Posted 02.07.2013 | Comedy

Bar Refaeli is stopping by "The Tonight Show With Jay Leno" tonight (Wednesday, February 6) and the late night host is seizing the opportunity. In...

GoDaddy Scores Big With Nerd Kiss Super Bowl Ad

Posted 02.07.2013 | Technology

As it turns out, when a beautiful supermodel kisses a computer geek, big sales follow. GoDaddy apparently had the perfect recipe for its "Perfect ...

WATCH: Hottie Bar Rafaeli Makes Out With Computer Geek In Super Bowl Ad

Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 02.04.2013 | Sports

A very lucky computer geek got some serious face(-sucking) time in this sexily awkward GoDaddy Super Bowl ad. Hosted by race car hottie Danica Patrick...

WATCH: Super Model Makes Out With Nerd In Go Daddy Ad

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 02.03.2013 | Sports

Ready for some goddess-on-geek action during the Super Bowl? GoDaddy's newly released commercial features some seriously awkward face-sucking at a ...

WATCH: New Go Daddy Ad Is A Surprise, But Not For The Usual Reasons

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.25.2013 | Technology

A commercial in which everyone keeps their clothes on doesn't usually cause a stir. But when the advertiser is Go Daddy, known for its skin-baring Sup...

Go Daddy Gets New CEO

Reuters | Posted 02.10.2013 | Technology

(Reuters) - Go Daddy, one of the world's largest web hosting companies, appointed Yahoo Inc's former Chief Product Officer Blake Irving as chief exec...

Olympics 2012: You Go, Girls!

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 09.26.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

For the first time, there are more women on the U.S. team than men. But before we pat ourselves on the back, take a look at a few instances of sexism skulking around the "you go, girl" edges.

Ron Dicker

Go Daddy's Dramatic Shift | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.13.2012 | Business

Go Daddy, the domain registry famous for its PG-rated stripteasing in Super Bowl commercials, is apparently getting out of the naked game. The comp...

Nate C. Hindman

Google Problems? BrandYourself Helps You Control Your Search Results | Nate C. Hindman | Posted 03.22.2012 | Small Business

Peter Kistler used to have a Google problem. In college, he discovered a startling reason why so few employers were responding to his resume on jo...

'Heaven' According To GoDaddy

The Huffington Post | Dan Treadway | Posted 02.06.2012 | Sports

What would a Super Bowl be without a racy commercial? This year the domain provider was back at it, featuring longtime spokesperson Dan...

WATCH: Another Ridiculous GoDaddy Bowl Ad

Posted 02.06.2012 | Sports

There's no question GoDaddy's sexy Super Bowl ads have raised some eyebrows over the years. And the 2012 commercial, in partnership with .CO, is no di...

NO-DADDY: Web Giant Faces Boycott After Anti-Piracy Controversy

The Huffington Post | Ramona Emerson | Posted 12.29.2011 | Technology

An online boycott is underway. Customers angry over domain hosting site GoDaddy's support of the controversial online piracy bill SOPA ("Stop Onlin...

Wikipedia Makes Bold Move Over 'Net Censorship Bill

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 12.26.2011 | Technology

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales announced that domain names belonging to Wikipedia and Wikia would be transferred off of GoDaddy, an Internet domain reg...

Huge SOPA Supporter Has A Change Of Heart

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith and Zach Carter | Posted 12.23.2011 | Technology

After an outcry from customers, Internet domain name registrar has withdrawn its support for controversial legislation aimed at strict enf...

Key Company Reverses Course In Online Piracy Fight

Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

The largest Internet domain registrar and web hosting company Go Daddy has abandoned its support for the proposed Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA), accor...

Zach Carter

Congress Threatens Foundation Of Internet | Zach Carter | Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

Ryan Grim contributed reporting WASHINGTON -- A month ago, Google lobbyist Katherine Oyama absorbed one of the more unusual congressional tongue-la...

Rod Kurtz

Go Daddy's Bob Parsons Brushes Off Criticism Over Elephant Killing | Rod Kurtz | Posted 08.12.2011 | Small Business

Go Daddy founder and CEO Bob Parsons is not one to back down from a little controversy. The outspoken entrepreneur helped make his company a household...

GoDaddy's Super Bowl Ad Reveals Surprising New Spokesperson

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology revealed its newest spokesperson in a 30-second Super Bowl ad. The commercial features current GoDaddy spokeswomen Jillian Michaels and...

Death Threat Domain Names: Registrar Says Will Not Be Removed

The Huffington Post | Lila Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

BoingBoing has a quick post up today claiming that "Registering death threats as domain names is the hot new thing in psychopathic anti-Wikileaks acti...

GoDaddy Leaves China: To Stop Registering China Domain Names | Ellen Nakashima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology Inc., the world's largest domain name registration company, plans to tell lawmakers Wednesday that it will cease registering Web sites in ...