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Q: GMail Accounts ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   2 Comments )
Subject: GMail Accounts
Category: Computers
Asked by: condoleeza-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 16 Sep 2005 11:11 PDT
Expires: 16 Oct 2005 11:11 PDT
Question ID: 568797
Whats A Gmail Account Worth To You?
Subject: Re: GMail Accounts
Answered By: justaskscott-ga on 16 Sep 2005 16:16 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello condoleeza,

In one sense, I concur with nelson's answer.  Gmail accounts are now
available to many people in the United States with mobile phones, and
will cost many of these people nothing or next-to-nothing to

"Create a Google Account - Gmail"

Accordingly, a new Gmail account is worth nothing or next-to-nothing
in a market of users who can establish new Gmail accounts without
difficulty.  I am one of the people who can do that.  The only value
to me for a new Gmail account would be in claiming an account name
that I like.

However, I think that a Gmail account that I've started to use is
worth more.  I would not part with the right to see the messages I've
collected, the addresses I've stored, etc., for free.  If I lost my
password and couldn't get it back, I'd feel I had lost something of
significant value.  The time and effort that I have spent filling up
the account, and the usefulness and entertainment of the conversations
in the account, are continually growing in value.

So my answer is that while a brand new Gmail account is worth only the
value of the account name to me, a Gmail account that I've used is
worth as much as the value of the material stored in the account,
which I would measure by the time and effort it would take to recreate
that content if I lost it, plus the value of the content I could not

- justaskscott
condoleeza-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars and gave an additional tip of: $1.00
Great Answer

Subject: Re: GMail Accounts
From: nelson-ga on 16 Sep 2005 11:31 PDT
Nothing.  They're free.
Subject: Re: GMail Accounts
From: condoleeza-ga on 16 Sep 2005 17:17 PDT
yes, But Securing a name is important for new users.
just like the new .travel or .kids.
try getting a .tavel, it can be done as i have ove 100, but your need
to goto D & B to get it done or some other place with alot of work.
Oh can you get me a domain name?
Thank for the heads-up.
Breaking the little piggy in Naples, Florida,


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