Domain Email Management Solutions

SolutionWhere hosted?CostComments
cPanel email account
On your hosting server(Included in all cPanel hosting plans)
  • Free with cPanel hosting, but not recommended (see the next slide)
Google G-Suiteon Google's servers$6/mth per email address
  • Uses the familiar and powerful Gmail interface for your webmail
  • Integrates well with Google marketplace apps
  • Probably the best solution if you don't mind the cost
  • Remember the cost is per user so this can be pricey if you have employees
  • Requires making changes to your domain's "A" records [1]
ZohomailOn Zoho's servers$12/yr
  • The cheapest "adequate" solution for domain email (cPanel mailboxes are not really adequate
  • Will also requires making changes to your domain records, SPF etc. This can get a bit technical [1]


  1. Your domains “A” settings and SPF text records are set at the place where your DNS is hosted. On a Cpanel host, this will be at your hosting control panel. On a VPS, this will be at your domain registrar. Please wait for upcoming video on this topic.
  2. Be aware as well of Amazon Simple Email Service (SES). This is not an email hosting service exactly (for that see Amazon Workmail), however it is a very affordable way to setup newsletters and autoresponders. See Mailster vs. Sendy vs. Mailpoet: best newsletter service for WordPress/WooCommerce and Amazon SES?