Web Host and Domain Name Provider GoDaddy Partners with Payment Services Provider Square
November 17, 2017
Web host and domain name provider GoDaddy has partnered with payment services provider Square. GoDaddy is one of the internet's original providers and was established in 1997. With headquarters in Scottsdale, Arizona, United States, the company has a global presence with a strong focus on localized services in a number of countries worldwide. Its services offer SMEs and smaller organizations the tools they need to establish a cost-effective web presence. Such tools include its 'Pro Managed WordPress' initiative and its 'GoCental' website builder. The addition of Square to GoCentral's functionality significantly enhances its usefulness to smaller organizations.
Square, which has headquarters in San Francisco, California, United States, has the goal of enabling everyone to "participate and thrive in the economy" through tools that "make commerce easier and more accessible to all". Established in 2009, alongside the United States the company has a presence in Canada, Australia, and Japan with offices New York, Atlanta, St. Louis, Kitchener-Waterloo, Dublin, London, Toronto, Melbourne, and Tokyo. Its services include a reader that enables sellers to accept chip cards and NFC payments. Square also offers a 'Cash' app that "lets people pay each other back instantly". By integrating Square with its platform, GoDaddy has made it significantly easier for its business customers to accept online payments.
"Teaming up with Square will simplify the path to success for a wide range of small businesses from clothing and apparel makers to fitness trainers," explained GoDaddy's Vice President of Commerce Products, Greg Goldfarb in a press release. "We're solving everyday problems for millions of ventures that need to operate both online and offline so they can realize their potential with customers."
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