First Data Corporation
and Go Daddy
have announced Go Daddy Payment Solutions. The application is designed to better serve the electronic payment needs of the small business community.
Go Daddy customers will be able to leverage Go Daddy Payment Solutions to process eCommerce transactions online. Go Daddy gives customers the ability to go from an idea to a full-blown Web presence – including a website, shopping cart and online payment acceptance – in a few simple steps.
Go Daddy has nearly 11 million customers, manages more than 54 million domain names and hosts more than 5 million websites. Because of the variety of services Go Daddy offers backed by its world-class support, many of its small businesses customers consider Go Daddy their IT partner.
Results from a recent study, 2012 First Data Universal Commerce Merchant Tracker, illustrate that small merchants are embracing technology to stay ahead. The study found that nearly half of all small merchants believe adopting new payment and marketing technologies are important to stay competitive. Of the small merchants surveyed, 86 percent have a website and nearly half offer online shopping. Of those currently without a website, almost two-thirds of merchants plan to launch one soon.