There are many web-based email providers that you can use, but having an email with your own personal domain
will give you more credibility if you have a company, for example, not to mention that with web-based services there are restrictions on the maximum size of the attachments that you can send or receive. In case you use an email service that supports the IMAP and POP3 email protocols, you won’t face such problems and you’ll be able to use any software program on your computer to access your emails, including Thunderbird, Outlook or Apple Mail. You can even set up an email account on your mobile phone. The difference between the two email protocols is that with IMAP, an email message is displayed at your end, but remains on the email server, while with POP3, the message is downloaded on your computer, unless you configure the program in such a way as to leave a copy on the server.