How to choose between creating a Google Group or a Gmail user account

If you're using Google Apps and want to add a new shared inbox in Front, you have two options listed below and benefits of each.

Option 1

Add a real user account.

  • Set up is easy
  • We can import conversation history
  • There's a back up of everything
  • Front syncs with Gmail
  • Emails' headers won't contain via mandrillapp

Option 2

Add a Google Group

  • Google Group is free, whereas an additional Gmail account at your domain incurs a small cost per month
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