Monthly Archives May 2014

Monthly Archives: May 2014

Configuring DNS for your GoDaddy email in cPanel

Big shout out to GoDaddy customer support for constantly empowering clients like me to effectively do our jobs!
After migrating a domain from another Godaddy account, unbeknowst to me we inherited DNS settings for legacy GoDaddy email. Gotta clear the cnames and start adding everything below so it matches this exactly. Figure this, to save $30, 40 or $80 a year on free email with hosting…. you should be willing to take a hit for the team and get someone to manage your DNS!

If your domain isn’t registered in the same account as your hosting or it’s registered elsewhere, use the following DNS records for your cPanel shared hosting account’s Web hosting and email.

NOTE: DNS changes can take up to 48 hours to take effect across the Internet.


Record Type Host Points to
A (Host) @ Your hosting account’s IP address. For more information, see Finding Your Hosting Account’s IP Address.
CNAME www @
CNAME mail @
MX (Mail Exchanger) @ mail.[your domain name], for example

NOTE: Use MX Priority 0

You must delete any other MX (Mail Exchanger) entries in the DNS zone file for your email to work. The MX entry listed above should be the only MX entry.

If you have your cPanel site set up on a subdomain (e.g., replace each instance of “@” with your subdomain and use the domain name including the subdomain in the MX record.

If your domain is registered here, you can make these changes through your domain’s DNS manager. For more information, seeManaging DNS for Your Domain Names.


You do not need to add all of these records to your zone file, but doing so will make certain functions work, such as Autodiscovery through Outlook.

Record Type Host Points to/Value
A (Host) admin Your hosting account’s IP address. For more information, see Finding Your Hosting Account’s IP Address.
CNAME autoconfig @
CNAME autoconfig.admin @
CNAME autodiscover @
CNAME autodiscover.admin @
CNAME cpanel @
CNAME ftp @
CNAME mail @
CNAME webdisk @
CNAME webdisk.admin @
CNAME webmail @
CNAME whm @
CNAME www.admin @
TXT @ v=spf1 a mx ptr ~all
TXT admin v=spf1 a mx ptr ~all
Record Type Service Protocol Name Priority Weight Port Target
SRV _autodiscover _tcp @ 0 0 443
SRV _autodiscover _tcp admin 0 0 443

You can also remove the following DNS entries:

CNAMEs — email, imap, pop, and smtp

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Guide to Non-Profit Marketing in 2015

Guide to Non-Profit Marketing in 2015

I run a boutique marketing agency with a presence in Los Angeles and Newport Beach serving non-profit clientele throughout the US, Canada, Europe and the Middle East.

I’m passionate about providing my “champagne marketing on a beer budget” for-profit/corporate resources, tools & experience and assist non-profits and start-ups to “catch up” to their perceived competitors.

My firm provides an incubator/investor full-service no-holds-barred approach to helping our clients achieve their goals. Our core offering includes:

* Brand Management & Identity Campaigns

* Anniversary Campaigns, Celebrity Endorsements & Traditional PR

* Marketing Plan Development & Implementation

* Website / Content Management System Development {CMS}

* Search Engine Optimization {SEO} & Online PR

* Social Media Campaigns & Moderation

* Online Advertising, Pay-Per-Click & Facebook

* Donor Relations Campaign Development

* Community Engagement Marketing

* Leadership & Board Consulting

* Event Production & Sponsorship

I’ve been speaking to university students at USC, UCLA, AJU and numerous youth organizations for the past 14 years. Since my early days at Universal Studios Television, I have helped translate my experience of being in a small start-up environment within the studio system with limited resources/budgets/funding, and how we stretched our perception, brand proposition, experience and value to the limit when creating multi-million dollar campaigns on a shoestring budget out of thin air based on HOT air! I represent the entertainment and corporate environment of learning from “the man” to help the proletariat, the underdog, the hustler, the cause related fighter, etc.

With nearly 20 years professional work experience with non-profits, foundations and cause marketing, Jeremy Broekman is leading a workshop based on real-world experience with real client examples showcasing the benchmarks of donor relations and member relations campaigns that will change the face of your non-profit.

With a mixture of lexture, motivational speaking, experiential exercises, and real off-the-cuff participant client improvement, participants will walk out of this workshop renewed, motivated, reenergized and empowered to take next steps to change their organization’s direction asap.

* How to use social media more effectively

* Creating PR opportunities of existing community activities

* Developing a stronger marketing plan with old guard/conservative leadership

* Baby steps to changing the face of the organizations marketing

* Rethinking your organization’s touchpoints with members and donors and improve the engagement to increase membership and donors

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