One way to send and receive email through your own custom domain is to use a third-party mail service, such as the mail service included with G Suite (Gmail) / Zoho or Office 365. The main benefit of using a third-party mail service, as opposed to managing your own mail server, is that you can avoid performing the ongoing maintenance that running a mail server entails. This tutorial will show you how to set up Gmail with your own domain. Read more
G Suite (formally Google Apps), it’s not only a robust email solution, but includes a suite of Google services that can help your team communicate and collaborate more easily. Google used to offer a free edition of the Google Apps service with a limit of 10-10000 users for the account – perfect for some small businesses. As of December 6, 2012, however, Google stopped offering the free edition. Paying for Google Apps, in our opinion, is still well worth the price, but at $50 per user per year, a free account using all of its available user accounts could save you $500 annually. Yes, the paid version of Google Apps offers more features and support, but the free version is no slouch. Read more
In G Suite (formally Google Apps), you can give a user an alternate address for receiving the email (now called email alias). Why use an alias? If firstname.lastname@example.org wants a sales address for posting to the company website, give him the email alias email@example.com. Mail sent to either address then appears in Bill’s Gmail inbox. It can be done easily by adding an email alias to the user’s account in your Google Admin console. Read more
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Are you trying to decide which version of G Suite (formally is Google Apps) to sign up for? Or maybe you’re considering upgrading from your current version to one that offers more features. In this blog we will be discussing on the differences between various editions of G Suite / Google Apps.
There are three editions of Google Apps so far, they are:
- G Suite Business (includes G Suite for Education)
- G Suite Basic (includes special editions for nonprofits and government agencies)
- Legacy free edition of Google Apps
If you already have Google Apps Free account and ready to set up Gmail as your business email for your domain (yourcompany.com). You have to direct the email for your domain to the Google Apps servers. It’s like registering your new address with the post office when you move so that your mail gets delivered to the right place.
Here are the values to use in your domain’s DNS settings to configure MX records for Gmail with G Suite. Each record points to a Google mail server.