Why do you need a Google Account?
Well, it is the key to all things Google, it seamlessly ties your companies online resources to one handy login.
If you don’t already have an account with Google, first go to the Google home page here: http://www.google.com/
Creating a Google Account
On the Google Home page, click the “Sign In” button at the top, right of the page.
On the next page, you will see the login on the right side, and above that there is an orange “Sign Up”
On the “Create a new Google Account” page, enter the required fields on the right side.
You will be sent an email to verify and activate your Google account. Now you will want to tie together all of your information, Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools, Youtube, Google Drive (formerly Google Docs), etc.
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Updated 10/8/12 – originally posted 4/16/08.