Do you really need to have a professional and complete profile online? After all your business does, you take the time to build a complete profile about your business across every social network but simply forget about the most important aspect of the online business. Which is creating an email Id with your own domain name.
Have you visited a site recently and found out that almost all are using an email ID or address that is the same with their website name? Well, that Email Id is created by them free and the right to create that email came with their hosting plan. And the benefit of having it is, it makes you look professional, boosts interaction with your blog readers, creates trust that leads to more business and sales etc.
By following the steps below promptly, You will:
- know how to set up an email ID with your domain name free of charge
- how to check your inbox and also send mails using email clients and the best of all, you will also
- know how to create email forwarder that will allow incoming mail to a domain email account, such as email@example.com, to be redirected or forwarded to another email address, such as firstname.lastname@example.org. Email forwarding service is the best way to set up a new email address without having to change or abandon your email program.
So Read On…
How to set up an email ID with your domain name free of charge
To get started, just logon to your hosting account CPanel, scroll down to Email and click on “Email account”
Once you are on the new window, you are required to set up your email name by typing in to the email box any of your preferred query like: info, contact, mailto, sales etc. select your primary domain if you have more than one or add-on domains at the other site which is after the @ sign, next is to type in your password, confirm it or alternatively, you can generate one as well and after that click create account.
If everything was done accurately, then you would see a new email account listed on your active email account. See below:
How to check your inbox and also send mails using email clients
To be able to access your inbox and send mails also, you will need to access it via an email client. And to do this, head over to your CPanel again, on email locate “Webmail” and click on “Go to webmail login” login with your newly created email address and password as seen below:
After that, a new tap will open with all the available email clients listed (maybe 3). There, you can choose anyone of one of your choice by clicking “Read Mail Using …”.
it will then take you to your email user interface where you can check inbox, delete and send mails anytime.
How to create “Email Forwarder” that will allow incoming mail to a domain email account to be redirected or forwarded to another email address
How to add email forwarder so you can that receive all your email in your primary or old email address inbox without having to change or abandon your email program. I.e. maybe you already have an email like —@gmail.com or yahoo.com and you want to be receiving all the email sent to your website email address to it.
To do this, go to your Cpanel home, scroll down to email, click on “forwarder”
On the new window click on “Add forwarder” and fill in the box with your own information, the first is your domain name email address you just created and the second is where you want to be receiving your email inbox. See example below:
Once that is done rightly, you will now be able to receive emails sent to your domain or website domain name email in your primary or old email address that you used as your “Forward to email address”.
I hope the above steps are clear enough for you to set up your own domain email address. But, if you feel you’re not able to follow up properly or I’ve missed something, then let me know in the comments and I will be very delight to help you out.