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
NAPERVILLE, Ill., Jan. 17, 2013
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 OfficeMaxgivesGo Daddy the opportunityto
helpsmall business owners and entrepreneurs who arelooking 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 withOfficeMaxmeans we can helpmore people
leverage the power of the Internet – people who may not realize how easy it
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."
Build Your Brand on the Web with OfficeMax and Go Daddy
Through OfficeMax's exclusive bundles of Go Daddy website services, businesses
can easily register their domain name, create a professional website and
maximize their business visibility on Internet search engines. There are no
monthly service fees; one-year service bundles range from simple domain and
website authentication to hosting an online store. Trained OfficeMax store
associates are available on-site to help each business select the Go Daddy
website bundle that best meets their needs.
About Go Daddy
Go Daddy is the world's largest domain name provider, Web hosting provider and
new SSL certificate provider, focused on helping small businesses grow larger.
Go Daddy provides dozens of cloud-based services and is the largest worldwide
mass-market hosting provider by annual revenue according to 451 Research
(Mass-Market Hosting Report-Fall 2012) and is the #1 provider of net-new SSL
certificates for 2011, according to the Netcraft, LTD Secure Server Survey. To
learn more about the company, visit www.GoDaddy.com/PR.
OfficeMax Incorporated (NYSE: OMX) is a leader in integrating products,
solutions and services for the workplace, whether for business or at home. The
OfficeMax mission is simple: We provide workplace innovation that enables our
customers to work better. The company provides office supplies and paper,
in-store print and document services through OfficeMax ImPress®, technology
products and solutions, and furniture to businesses and consumers. OfficeMax
consumers and business customers are served by approximately 29,000 associates
through OfficeMax.com; OfficeMaxSolutions.com and Reliable.com; more than 900
stores in the U.S. and Mexico; and direct sales and catalogs. OfficeMax has
been named one of the 2012 World's Most Ethical Companies, and is the only
company in the office supply industry to receive Ethics Inside^® Certification
by the Ethisphere Institute. To find the nearest OfficeMax, call
1-877-OFFICEMAX. For more information, visit www.officemax.com.
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