Google Apps Deployment Quick Start (Apps100)

Please read this section closely before you register your domain with Google Apps for Business and activate mail.
For this course you will need a domain to register with Google Apps. You have two options to obtain your domain:

a.  Purchase a domain from a domain registrar (preferred method)
     It is suggested to use the registrar and purchase a .info Top-Level Domain (TLD)

     as they are generally the cheapest at less than $1USD.

b.  Purchase a domain from Google through the sign-up flow using Google checkout

Register Your Domain with Google Apps and Activate Mail

This exercise guides you through the process to register your domain with Google Apps for Business 30-day free trial and activate mail.
Choose ONE of the following exercise options:

Note: It can take 12-24 hours for your MX records to propagate through the Internet. So sit back, relax and watch a video tutorial on
Planning Your Google Apps Deployment (duration: 55 minutes)

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