Do you need to know how to create a Gmail account? Don’t worry, I got your back!
Since the late 1990s, communication has changed. While we are mostly in a text & social media communication world, email is still a major form of communication and if you don’t have an email address, it could damage your business.
If you have already locked in “YourBrandedName” & know what you want your Gmail address to be you can move forward. If you are not sure what your branded name will be I’d recommend you take a look at the FREE guide: “Your Branded Name“.
Now, before we go through the 10 steps to create a Gmail account I want to let you know a few reasons why I use Gmail for EVERYTHING. Ok, I do not use email@example.com but I do use Gmail to handle my email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
The first thing is simplicity. I love having all my email accounts in one place.
But, the more important reason is Google! If you are going to be marketing anything on social media you need a Gmail. Your Gmail account is where it all starts. With YouTube being the core of video marketing, you need to create Gmail for that. I can keep going but I don’t think I need to.
OK… Let’s Get Started…
Steps To Create A Gmail Account
- Go to https://gmail.com
- Create An Account
- Enter Name
- Select Username (Your Branded Name)
- Enter Password (How to create a secure password)
- Enter Phone or Recovery Email
- Enter Birthday
- Click Next
- Agree to terms of service
When you land on the website it will automatically put you on the landing page where you can either “Sign-In” or “Create an account”. We’re going to click on “Create an account”
Create An Account
Once you click on the “Create Account” button it will take you to the “Create your Google Account” page
Enter Name / Username / Password
Fill out the form on the next page. It will ask for your First Name, Last Name, Username, Password
Once you have filled out the form click on the Next button. (See Image Below)
Next Step Is To Have A Backup
The next step will ask for either another email address or a phone number to secure your email address in case if you forget your password or get hacked. It will also ask for other information like your birthday & gender for your account information.
Finish Setting Up Account
There are a few more questions they’ll ask to finish creating your Gmail account. After these, you have one more step…
Agree To Terms Of Service
It’s there to read. (legally I recommend that you read ALL TERMS Once you have read it and agree with it, click on the “I agree” button.
You may have a few recommended settings pop up for color preferences or something like that. Make your choices and guess what??
Congratulations! You have successfully created a free email address with Gmail!
Now that you know how to create a Gmail account. I recommend that you take full advantage of what Google has to offer with “Google My Business”, “Google Voice“, and “YouTube”.