Bandzoogle provides one free domain name with each paid website plan. After setting up your custom domain you should also consider adding a domain-based email address. You can either purchase an email inbox through Bandzoogle ($14.95 per year, per inbox) or set one up elsewhere.

Bandzoogle email is a great cost-effective option for email service. But if you’d like an alternative, Google Workspace is a reliable option as well. Their basic plan is $7.80 a month and this includes a wide variety of other services aside from just business email accounts. You get a cloud storage drive, as well as Business versions of all Google’s Workspace apps (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Gmail, etc) with advanced features

How to set up a domain-based email inbox through Google Apps:

PART 1 - Getting Started

  1. Go to Google Workspace and click ‘Get started’
  2. Enter the required personal information in the two-step setup
  3. Enter the domain name that you’ll be using to create email addresses
  4. Choose a username and a password. The username will also be used to create your first domain email address and will be the login email for your Google Workspace account. For example if the domain you connect is and the username you choose is Contact, your first email created in Google Workspace will be
  5. Click ‘Agree and Continue’
  6. Click ‘Verify Domain’
  7. Highlight and copy the ‘Meta tag value’

PART 2 - Connecting Google Workspace with Bandzoogle

  1. From a new browser tab, log in to your Bandzoogle account
  2. From the ‘Edit Content’ tab, click ‘Pages’ in the panel on the left
  3. Click ‘Site-wide settings’ below the list of pages
  4. Select ‘Sitemaps’
  5. Paste the ‘Meta tag value’ into the ‘Google Verification metatag’ field
  6. Click ‘Save’

PART 3 - Google Verification

  1. Return to the ‘Google Workspace’ setup tab
  2. Check the box for "I have added the meta tag to my homepage"
  3. Click ‘Verify’
  4. Google will successfully complete the verification, then click ‘Continue Setup’

You will be returned to the main Google dashboard and your primary address will automatically be activated. From here you can add additional users as necessary, following instructions at Google’s support center.

PART 4 - Routing your domain email to Google Workspace

  1. Return to your Bandzoogle account
  2. From the ‘Edit Content’ tab, click the circular profile icon in the top right corner
  3. Select ‘Account Details’ from the drop-down menu
  4. Click your domain name
  5. Next to ‘Email provider’, select ‘Google’ from the drop-down
  6. Click ‘Save’

Mail should start routing to the new servers within the hour, but this step can take up to 24 hours. Once the routing is working, you can send/receive email by logging in at using the full email address and password you set in Google Workspace.


  • These instructions only apply to a Google Workspace domain-based email account, such as This setup does not apply to a free Gmail email address like
  • You can access and manage your Google Workspace email at . Log in using the administrative address you selected in the Google Workspace setup.
  • If you have connected your domain using forwarding or an A record, your domain host is in control of your records. Please contact your domain host and ask them to update your records for you.

For more information on other email options, please view the ‘Website Email Address’ Help article.