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Domain Name powerhouse starts Social Network

If knowledge is power, is about to make a huge difference in the lives of business owners with its new Go Daddy Connections networking site.

The new interactive resource provides a virtual community for social and business networking, and the best aspect is the power of its base – many millions strong.

Go Daddy Connections will ‘connect’ Go Daddy’s 4.6 million customers in a way that promotes the valuable exchange of helpful information, feedback and ideas to better leverage their business assets. is one of the biggest domain name registrars and provide Web names, tools, products and support.

“Small and midsize business owners have questions about running their business online and Go Daddy Connections gives them a place to interact and exchange ideas with other business owners,” said CEO and Founder Bob Parsons. “In today’s world, if you aren’t online, you aren’t staying competitive – for yourself or your customers.”

By the end of the year, according to research firm IDC, roughly 69 percent of small businesses, or 4.5 million firms, will have an online presence.

That’s an increase of more than a quarter million over last year and you can expect many of these owners will look for ways to get more return on investment with their online presence.

Go Daddy Connections makes it easy for customers to identify important topics, educate themselves and others on business methods or practices, plus share relevant topical data with one another.

Users can also rate and provide feedback on the site, as well as promote their own businesses.

Désiré Athow

Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.