Announcing the improved Domain Investor app and Bulk Search experiences

The wait is over. You can now take advantage of a faster, more modern Bulk Search tool and purchase aftermarket domains directly from the GoDaddy Investor App.

First, our Domain Investor app. Now, whenever or wherever you are, you can take full advantage of GoDaddy’s Domain Auctions, giving you access to the largest domain inventory in the market. From searching to bidding and checking out, you can now use the Domain Investor app! No need to log into a computer for additional steps as the entire experience is synced to your account.

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Next, our Bulk Domain Search tool. We completely revamped both the appearance and the performance of the tool. Buy one domain or hundreds of domains at a time. What’s new:

  • Streamlined experience – from search to check out, an intuitive experience without recommendations for additional products
  • File upload – our
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This Black-Owned Pizza Restaurant Sources Ingredients From Other Black Restaurants

The restaurant industry has suffered greatly due to the spread of COVID-19, or the novel coronavirus, pandemic. While the niche field has been labeled an “essential” business to remain open for take-out and delivery amid the health crisis, many have still been forced to use other strategies to stay afloat during the viral outbreak. One entrepreneur in Indianapolis was able to help other Black businesses as she makes her signature pizzas.

Que Wimberly is the owner of The Missing Brick pizzeria, where she makes what she describes as “Indy”-style pizza that differs from the traditional and popular like Chicago or New York. She opened her eatery because of the lack of Black ownership surrounding a food many in her community enjoyed and because she wanted to make it with her own unique style.

“One of the things that Indianapolis didn’t have was a craft pizza place that was … Read the rest

7 tips for creating pin-worthy Pinterest images

If your business or blog isn’t using Pinterest, you could be missing out on hundreds, if not hundreds of thousands of potential page views for your website. Pinterest has been and continues to be a huge driver of traffic. And what’s the No. 1 way to drive traffic via Pinterest? Creating pin-worthy Pinterest images, of course.

Related: The ultimate guide to using Pinterest for business

Benefits of using Pinterest for business marketing

Before we go any further, let’s explore why Pinterest is so beneficial for business marketing.

A lot of people are hanging out on Pinterest

According to Hootsuite, “Pinterest is now the third-largest social network in the U.S.” While it’s important to note that Pinterest is more search engine than a social networking site, some people still consider it a social media platform. And, with 88 million MAUs (monthly active users) in the U.S., it’s a great place … Read the rest

Who Should Get Priority Access To COVID-19 Vaccine?

Some COVID-19 vaccines are showing positive signs of working, leading many to wonder who should get first access to a vaccine.

According to MarketWatch, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention officials and an outside advisory committee are brainstorming the rollout of a COVID-19 vaccine. The agency is also considering giving priority access to the vaccine to several groups including key national security officials, high-risk individuals, and essential workers.

However, some are wondering if Black and Latino Americans, the most affected races, should get priority access. Philanthropist Melinda Gates, the wife of Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, floated the idea in an interview with Time Magazine.

“In the U.S., that would be Black people next, quite honestly, and many other people of color. They are having disproportionate effects from COVID-19,” Gates told Time.

She added the next step would be to prioritize those with underlying conditions, older people, … Read the rest

The online security guide

You’ve registered the perfect domain name and are getting close to publishing your new website. Your product list, blog or new venture is coming together nicely, and your website looks superb. But something’s missing.

You may recall the term ‘SSL’ from previous conversations and research. Here’s everything you need to know about SSL certificates and why all websites need to have one.

Welcome to SSL 101

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted connection between a web server and a browser. This secure tunnel ensures that all data passed between the web server and browser stay private. In other words, it lets customers know that it’s safe to browse, shop and enter their information on your site.

Every site needs an SSL certificate

Since 2018, popular browsers like Chrome, Safari and Firefox have been flagging websites as “Not Secure” if they don’t have an … Read the rest

Black Woman Athlete Makes History, Becomes the First to Own a Sneaker Company

Santia Deck, founder of TRONUS, has become the first female athlete to own a sneaker company. She also made history earlier this year when she signed a multi-million dollar deal to play in the forthcoming Women’s Football League Association (WFLA).

That first-ever contract of its size for a woman playing American-style football helped solidify her unique personal brand – part athletic powerhouse, part social media stunner, all confidence. Her “Queen of Abs” moniker has become more of a mantra.

As an athlete, Santia uses every platform she can to encourage people, especially young women, to aspire to the highest of heights with an almost royal level of confidence. She developed her own tenacity after overcoming challenges like bullying and scoliosis. Now that regal spirit lends itself to TRONUS, which means throne… and the response has been auspicious!

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The SSL guide

You’ve registered the perfect domain name and are getting close to publishing your new website. Your product list, blog or new venture is coming together nicely, and your website looks superb. But something’s missing.

You may recall the term ‘SSL’ from previous conversations and research. Here’s everything you need to know about SSL certificates and why all websites need to have one.

Welcome to SSL 101.

SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) is the standard security technology for establishing an encrypted link between a web server and a browser. This link ensures that all data passed between the web server and browser stay private. In other words, it lets customers know that it’s safe to browse, shop and enter their information on your site.

Every site needs an SSL certificate.

Since 2018, popular browsers like Chrome, Safari and Firefox have been flagging websites as “Not Secure” if they don’t have an SSL … Read the rest

Live Nation Aims to Double Number of Black Leaders by 2025

Live Nation has announced that it is working on bringing diversity to its ranks and will take part in the conversation when it comes to racial injustice and the Black Lives Matter movement.

In a letter posted to employees on the Live Nation website, Michael Rapino, president and CEO of Live Nation Entertainment, states that “our mission has always been about bringing people together to share experiences and to unify them through the universal language of music. Despite the fact that we remain physically distant, this fundamental part of who we are is as important as it has ever been. We can only be successful in this mission if we address inequality and injustice at every level of our organization.”

He goes on to state that recent events around police brutality against Blacks and racial injustice in the U.S. and around the world have made them recognize they have Read the rest

4 ways to localize your WordPress website with Weglot

Editor’s note: The following is a guest post from our friends at Weglot.

Localizing your WordPress website can help you increase its visibility, improve usability, and help you reach out to new markets.

The good news is that there are a number of ways you can localize your WordPress website. This typically includes offering language translation, image translation, and multiple payment options.

With this in mind, in this article, we’ll go over some of the ways you can localize your WordPress website and connect with people all over the world while being mindful of cultural differences.

1. Language is the first step for localizing

Before you can begin to address your visitors’ cultural differences, you need to make sure that they’re able to read and understand your website content. For this reason, the first step in localizing your WordPress site has to be the translation.

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NAACP And CBS Television Studios Agree To Multi-Year Content Partnership

CBS Entertainment will work with the NAACP on a new multi-year content partnership to produce more diverse programming. Under the new agreement announced this week, the two entities will develop and produce projects — including documentaries as well as scripted series — to increase the visibility of its Black talent.

“In this moment of national awakening, the time has never been better to further tell stories of the African American experience,” said Derrick Johnson, president and CEO of the NAACP, according to Variety. “Programming and content have the power to shape perspectives and drive conversations around critical issues. This partnership with CBS allows us to bring compelling and important content to a broad audience.”

The news comes after CBS Television Network said that the company is committed to devoting 25% of its script development budget to Black and people of color within the field for its 2021-2022 development season.

The … Read the rest