Internet-giant Goggle provides a free web-based email account to interested users. Creating a Google email account also gives you access to other Google services such as Picasa, Blogger, Google Calendar and Google Groups.
Go to the Goggle website.
Click on "Mail" at the top of the screen to go to the Gmail page.
Click on "Create an account" on the right side of the Gmail page.
Click on the button that says "I accept. Create my account."
Google should then send you a welcome email. Follow any directions in the email.