GoDaddy Begins Aggressive International Expansion in Latin America

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Mid-January blues got you thinking about launching your next business someplace warm and tropical? 

If you launch in Latin America, you can now use GoDaddy to help get your online presence established. The Scottsdale, Ariz.-based website domain registrar today launched its entire suite of products in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and Venezuela, including both Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese services and customer support. 

GoDaddy was for a long time known as that tech company with the provocative Super Bowl ads, but it has been making a concerted push to become the go-to service provider for small business owners to set up and promote their online presence

Related: New GoDaddy CEO's Growth Strategy

GoDaddy's target customer is entrepreneurs with between one and five employees. 

Rafael Fernandez MacGregor, a former Microsoft executive and a Mexican national, will be in charge of the Latin American expansion for GoDaddy and based in Mexico City. 

Today's announcement is the beginning of an aggressive international growth phase for GoDaddy. The tech-company plans to be in 60 markets, 52 countries, and 30 languages in the next year and a half. 

Related: In Major Hiring Push, Web Hosting Powerhouse Go Daddy to Expand Its Services

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