How to Create a Gmail Account For Beginners (In TEN Super Easy Steps!)

Without an email address, you may be in trouble. Learn how to create a Gmail account in 10 Easy Steps! Find what the 10 steps are below...
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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 mymainaccount@gmail.com but I do use Gmail to handle my email address cj@inspectorplaybook.com.

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

  1. Go to https://gmail.com
  2. Create An Account
  3. Enter Name
  4. Select Username (Your Branded Name)
  5. Enter Password (How to create a secure password)
  6. Enter Phone or Recovery Email
  7. Enter Birthday
  8. Gender
  9. Click Next
  10. Agree to terms of service

Go To GMail.com

When you land on the website it will automatically populate a Sign in screen.

Create An Account

Click on the “Create Account” button & chose which category best fits you. “For Myself” or “To Manage My Business”

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.

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, 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”.

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