Google Account Without Google Mail

GmailMost businesses should have a presence on social media avenues such as Facebook, Twitter, and the Google family of outlets (Google+, YouTube, etc).

However, there can be the issue with Google outlets as they want you to have a Google account.  But what if you don’t want to have a Gmail address to contend with along with the mountain of other email addresses you might have your business…?  There is a way around it. Thankfully.

Now, this used to be a bit easier to accomplish, but within the last few months we’ve witnessed the changes happening with Google and getting to this point where you can actually create a Google account with an email address of different origin. I’m not sure when it changed, but it used to be an option when setting up a Google Account… now, they make it impossible.

However, we have the direct link needed to create a Google Account WITHOUT Gmail.

Google Account

Click that image above or click here and start your Google Account for Google+ and YouTube without needing to have another email account. Tie it to any other non-Gmail account and you’re golden.

You’ll be able to function just as you need for your business with a proper Google+ and YouTube account.  This will also allow you to have your Google Analytics account, too.

Do you have a Google account with or without Gmail? What’s your preference? Why?

We’d love to know what has worked for you and what hasn’t!  Let us know in the comments below!

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