Squarespace Acquires Google Domains: Now is the Time to Switch to Hoot Host

On June 15, 2023, Squarespace announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Google Domains. This acquisition is a major change for millions of businesses that use Google Domains to manage their website domains.

What does this mean for business owners?

If you own your domain through Google Domains, it will now be managed by Squarespace. This means that you will need to create a Squarespace account and transfer your domain to their platform. You will likely also need to update or at least review and verify your DNS settings to not suffer a service outage to your website or email.

Why you should switch to Hoot Host for free domain management instead!

There are a few reasons why you might want to switch to Hoot Host instead of Squarespace for domain management.

Free Domain Renewal: Hoot Host includes free domain renewal with all of our hosting and website maintenance plans. This means that you will never have to worry about your domain expiring again.

DNS Management with Cloudflare: Hoot Host also includes free DNS management through Cloudflare. This provides more control over your domain’s settings and helps to improve your website’s security and performance.

Expert Support: Hoot Host’s team of experts is available 24/7 to help you with any domain management issues that you may have! Once you are a member of Hoot Host, you are assigned a Hoot Expert who manages your account and is in direct communication with you whenever you need.

How do I switch to Hoot Host?

To switch to Hoot Host, simply contact us about transferring your domain and avoiding any issues during the Squarespace acquisition of Google Domains. Your Hoot Expert will handle all of the technical configurations and make sure your business is not hurt by this transition.

Hoot Host is the better way to manage your domain!

We offer free domain renewal, DNS management with Cloudflare, and the support you need from an assigned expert. We make it easy to keep your domain up-to-date and secure! Avoid Squarespace and switch to Hoot Host now for an unrivaled level of website and domain management.

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