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Namecheap.com Donates to Save the Elephants in Response to GoDaddy Elephant Hunt

April 1, 2011 by · Comments Off on Namecheap.com Donates to Save the Elephants in Response to GoDaddy Elephant Hunt 

Web Hosting BlogLos Angeles , CA – Namecheap.com, a leading domain registrar based in Los Angeles, has responded to a recent video showing the CEO of GoDaddy shooting at a parade of elephants in Zimbabwe, killing one. Namecheap has offered a domain transfer special offering all of those disturbed by these actions a cost-effective way to transfer their domains to Namecheap.com. Twenty percent of the revenue generated for each domain transfer is being donated to a charity organization, Save The Elephants.

In the past 24 hours, the social media space was up in arms when the discovery of the video surfaced, bringing GoDaddy to trending topics on Twitter. Said one representative of Namecheap. “All of us at Namecheap were very disturbed by this video. Elephants are an endangered species and hunting these for any reason is something we feel strongly against. Feedback from GoDaddy customers also showed they felt strongly about such practices so we have launched a special offer allowing them to move away from GoDaddy. Our domain transfer special allows you to transfer your com/net/org domains out of GoDaddy for $4.99 using coupon code BYEBYEGD and we will donate 20% from each transfer to Save the Elephants.”
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NameCheap Sponsors the International Tree Foundation

April 12, 2010 by · Comments Off on NameCheap Sponsors the International Tree Foundation 

Web Host ToolboxLOS ANGELES, CA – NameCheap, one of the world’s leading domain name registrars and web hosting providers, has announced a unique alliance with the International Tree Foundation. NameCheap will be planting trees in Asia, the African Drylands, and Sub-Saharan Africa in this move to reduce the carbon footprint.

“We are committed to reducing the impact our operations have on the environment and maintaining our green focus,” said Richard Kirkendall, CEO of NameCheap. “We’re confident that our partnership with the ITF will benefit our world in the present and to generations in the years to come.” Read more

Domain Registrar NameCheap Giving Away Free Domains and Even Vacations on Twitter

June 2, 2009 by · Comments Off on Domain Registrar NameCheap Giving Away Free Domains and Even Vacations on Twitter 

Webmaster ToolsLos Angeles, CA – NameCheap, the domain registrar and web host that launched one of the biggest contests on Twitter, will be launching another contest with free domain names and bigger and more prizes.

This contest, dubbed the NameCheap Travel Twitter Trivia Contest, will ask Twitter users trivia questions about places around the world. Every hour on the hour, NameCheap’s Twitterbot will put out a question on Twitter. The first to answer and two at random will win free domain names. Since NameCheap has linked its interface to the Twitter API, the funds for the domains are automatically deposited into the winners’ NameCheap accounts. Read more

Open-Xchange Joins with NameCheap to Offer Free Webmail

April 8, 2009 by · Comments Off on Open-Xchange Joins with NameCheap to Offer Free Webmail 

Web Hosting ToolsNUREMBERG, Germany – Open-Xchange, the leading provider of business-class open source collaboration software, announced today a deal with NameCheap, a leader in domain name registration and web hosting, to bring free webmail to NameCheap’s customers, which include more than 1 million domains.

Open-Xchange software integrates e-mail, calendaring, contacts and task management with advanced groupware features such as information management and document sharing. Productivity is enhanced through unique teamwork features, like team view, single-password document sharing, and shared calendars, contacts, tasks and documents. Read more

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