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Tell us slightly bit about your self and what you at present do at GoDaddy?
My identify is Scott “The Critterman” Robinson. I’m a zoologist, creator, and Technical Account Manager 2 — for the Fully Managed Server Dept., right here at GoDaddy.
I’ve over 45 years of critter expertise to my credit score and tons of of zoology instructing hours to folks around the globe. With this, I’ve amassed not solely a seamless thirst for critter data however a want to show others all I can concerning the majesty and marvel of our pure world.
I’m married and have 5 youngsters. 4 are adopted — 3 of these from foster care. My youngsters are 23, 18, 14, 13, and 11. One woman and 4 boys. As a household, we prefer to hike, take journeys, and go to sporting occasions. We additionally our personal animals to maintain, together with 3 canine, 1 cat, 1 hamster, 1 hedgehog, a number of fish, and 2 axolotls.
At GoDaddy, I’m a server administrator and have been for round 7 years.
Outside of labor, you might have an Animal Education enterprise. Would you thoughts sharing extra about it and the way it got here to be?
For practically 8 years, I’ve been operating a web site/weblog referred to as Critter Science. Critter Science is a web based academic web site devoted to instructing folks of all ages about zoology. I additionally taught zoology for quite a few years, in particular person. I bought the possibility to show folks, everywhere in the world, about critters of all types. I used to be featured on quite a few TV stations, like NBC and extra. At one time, I had 32 completely different species of animals in my home! I’ve at all times been fascinated by animals and have constantly taken alternatives to show others about them.
Once I finished travelling round, I made a decision to create the weblog, in an effort to proceed instructing. I’ve additionally written 2 books: Predators and Rainforest Critters. I promote my books on my website, by Amazon.
What are your largest objectives for your online business, all through the rest of this 12 months?
My major objective is to proceed writing and promoting my books. A 3rd e book is at present underway! I’ve additionally not too long ago performed some upgrades to the web site, too, that may make it much more interactive. Things like a web based phrase search, tooltips — for phrases that individuals may be confused on, and quizzes. I’ve additionally upgraded my studio with issues like the next finish mic wherein to document new content material for YouTube. This will hopefully drive enterprise my approach.
How has GoDaddy assisted you to construct out your organization?
Starting out, I used GoDaddy’s shared internet hosting for a few years; ultimately shifting to Business Hosting. The assist was nice, and the service was in a position to deal with my site visitors. I at present have a VPS server, with GoDaddy. The velocity is superior, and the associated fee is aggressive.
What’s your motto or private mantra?
I reside by the saying, “Life is so transient, and time is a thief while you’re undecided. And like a fist filled with sand, it’s going to sift proper by your fingers.” That being mentioned, I do know from private expertise how briskly life can change. If you don’t take life head on and get as a lot out of it that you would be able to, time will hold rolling together with or with out your participation. Make essentially the most of your time that you would be able to and be taught one thing new on a regular basis.
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