Andrew Claremont (andymci) is a Toronto-based technical marketer and product manager. Outside of work, you’ll find Andy with his family, usually on road trips around Ontario. Connect with Andy on Twitter, LinkedIn, or Instagram.

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Hi! I’m Andy.

My work on the web started with forums and fansites in the early 2000’s. I went to college for Advertising, then graduated straight into the Great Recession. Nobody was hiring in the ad industry, so I fell back on my self-taught web skills.

From there I hopped between IT companies, digital agencies, and bootstrapped startups. On the side I organized local meetup groups while freelancing as a web-geek-for-hire. My work ranged from front-end development to client management and user training.

In 2015 I joined GoDaddy as their first Community Manager for GoDaddy Pro, a fledgling partner program for web designers and developers. After helping launch the GoDaddy Community in 2016, I moved to the GoDaddy Blog, looking after technical content.

In September 2021, after years of informally handling various PM duties, I made the move into product management. Today, I’m a Senior Product Manager looking after GoDaddy’s blogs, community forums, and events platform.

Want to connect? Find me on Twitter, LinkedIn, or Instagram. You’ll also find me on Slack with Community Club, CMX, Product School, and Mind the Product.

Under the hood

My blog runs on WordPress hosted with GoDaddy Business Hosting. I use the GeneratePress Premium theme with GenerateBlocks and CoBlocks. My font pairing of choice is PT Mono for headings and Source Sans Pro for everything else.

Security is handled by Sucuri and Really Simple SSL, while Rank Math takes care of on-site SEO. I keep an eye on stats with lightweight, privacy-first web analytics powered by Fathom.