Why you should get yourself a Google account

If you have your own website or if you’re at the stage of just thinking about it, you should definitely have a Google account.

The big G provides its users with a huge amount of FREE services ranging from everyday stuff like email and search, to webmaster tools like Google Analytics and Google Ads which can be really helpful if you have your own website.

Here’s a link so you can sign up for your unique Google eMail address which will also give you access to the other services they provide, a small selection of which are detailed below:

GMail

GMail is basically just like any other email address but you can access it from any device no matter what country you’re in*. You can also add other email addresses to you GMail account like you@yourdomain.com so you can access them in the same way.

Google Analytics

Google Analytics is a really handy tool if you own or manage a website. When you sign up, you’re provided with some code which gets added to your website. Then, whenever someone visits, Google logs lots of information about them including:

  • Where they’re from
  • How they found your site
  • Which pages they looked at
  • How long the stayed
  • Lots and lots more

This can be really handy information which can help you to optimise your website content and provide visitors with a better experience when they land on your pages.

Google My Business

Google My Business provides you with a way of registering your business with Google Maps in order to help potential customers find you. You can add a list of your services, your phone number, opening hours, website address plus a whole lot more in order to help you get found.

This is just a tiny section of what Google offers for free but for a more detailed list, please click here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Google_products

*You may struggle in places like China

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