Go Daddy has issued a news release announcing their .US registrations are growing significantly, with Go Daddy the dominant .US registrar every month for the last two years, and 53% of all registrations in August, and similar numbers in September and October.
“Oh-h say can you see…” dotUS web site addresses skyrocket at Go Daddy!
Go Daddy Flying High with Rapid Rate of Quality .US Domain Registrations
The Go Daddy Group is seeing tremendous growth in .US registrations, the Country Code domain name for the United States. Go Daddy accounted for more than 53% of all .US registrations in August and racked up similar statistics in September and October. In fact, Go Daddy has been the dominant .US registrar for every month of the last two years.
Ã¢â¬ÅWe are thrilled to see .US performing so well,Ã¢â¬Â said The Go Daddy Group, Inc. CEO and Founder Bob Parsons. Ã¢â¬ÅGo Daddy has put a lot of effort into raising awareness for the extension and the results are quite clear – our customers have been snatching up available .US domain names at an eye popping rate.”
Parsons is referring to a remarkable statistic, charting the days between August 1 and September 30, when Go Daddy increased the number of .US registrations by 47% compared to the previous time period last year. According to RegistrarStats.com, GoDaddy.com, the flagship registrar of The Go Daddy Group, is credited in maintaining 34% of all .US domain name registrations, far exceeding the next closest registrar.
“GoDaddy.com clearly triggered a historic gain in the number of .US domain name registrations,Ã¢â¬Â said Jay Westerdal, CEO of Name Intelligence, a leading industry analyst that provides a variety of tools and utilities to the domain name industry at www.NameIntelligence.com . Ã¢â¬ÅItÃ¢â¬â¢s not by luck they are the largest .US registrar. They aggressively promote the .US extension and it shows through their sheer number of registrations.Ã¢â¬Â
With each registration, GoDaddy.com customers receive a bevy of products and services for no additional fee. These products include a free email account, a free starter Web site, a free online photo sharing Web site and much more. Go DaddyÃ¢â¬â¢s products are backed by unparalleled 24×7 customer support. GoDaddy.com, one of the most reliable hosting companies according to Netcraft, Inc., is routinely selected as Ã¢â¬ÅUsersÃ¢â¬â¢ ChoiceÃ¢â¬Â or Ã¢â¬ÅBest RegistrarÃ¢â¬Â in surveys conducted by various online publications.
In addition to being a driving force behind the .US domain extension, Go Daddy is an avid watchdog of industry issues. Go Daddy has testified before the United States Congress many times, ranging from the future of Internet management to protecting children online. One of Go DaddyÃ¢â¬â¢s priority missions is to keep the Internet safe for everyone.
This news release is available from https://www.godaddy.com/gdshop/news/release_view.asp?news%5Fitem%5Fid=124&app%5Fhdr=