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Best Practice for Digital Ocean Account and Email

Posted September 4, 2020 300 views
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I am a very small business so far, about to set up my live production server. What is the best practice for setting up my Digital Ocean account?

Should I be using a separate business email address? My problem with this is my real business email address I will only be able to set up once I have my droplets running, so I can’t use that. So if I use a separate business email address then the only thing coming into that account will be emails from Digital Ocean, meaning I’m not going to look at it very much.

The final, and easiest option, seems to be using my own personal email address, but if the company grows then I’ll need to change my email (and maybe take a snapshot of the server if I need to change owner?).

I’m interested as to what other startups do.

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Hi there @Kalimetric,

What I would do in this case is to create a company Gmail address, for example, my_startup@gmail.com and then use it for any company related accounts.

That way as you said, if the company grows you would not have to worry about sharing your personal email account.

Hope that this helps!
Regards,
Bobby

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