GE 227: How Blake Irving Propelled GoDaddy’s Revenue from $1B to $2.5B in Just 4 Years (podcast)

Blake Irving GoDaddy

Hey everyone! Today I share the mic with Blake Irving, CEO of GoDaddy, an Internet domain registrar and web hosting company.

Tune in to hear Blake share how he helped propel GoDaddy’s revenue from a billion dollars to two and a half billion dollars in four years, how GoDaddy has transitioned from being a US-centric company to a global organization, and why recruiting top-quality leaders was instrumental in scaling up the business.

Download podcast transcript [PDF] here: How Blake Irving Propelled GoDaddy’s Revenue from $1B to $2.5B in Just 4 Years TRANSCRIPT

Time-Stamped Show Notes:

3 Key Points:

  1. Recruiting top-quality leaders is the right way to SCALE your business.
  2. Acquiring another company is a great way to ACCELERATE your growth; critical to do a proper “build, buy, partner” analysis to decide the best course of action.
  3. A well-trained customer care team that is emphatic to a customer’s problems helps you find success in the marketplace.

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Eric Siu (@ericosiu) is the CEO at Single Grain, a digital marketing agency that focuses on paid advertising and content marketing. He contributes regularly to Entrepreneur Magazine, Fast Company, Forbes and more.

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