You Can Have One
You dont have to be a business to have a website or E-mail.
There are many reasons why you may want to have collective E-mails or a web site. For an event or ongoing concern, such as a club, team. organisation and obviously a business especially startup or small businesses that do not have the cash for an expensive web design.
The Importance of a Professional E-mail Address
How does it look after a great conversation with a potential customer when you hand them your business card and your email address belongs to one of the big email providers offering free service?
...with an E-mail address of email@example.com Do you think Jane's clients would be comfortable knowing that private correspondence with their consultant was being transmitted through a free email service? How would their perception of the business change if Jane's email address was firstname.lastname@example.org ?
There are some great reasons to have your E-mail at your own domain name:
Have your own exclusive E-mail address and website
Promote your details on letterheads, business cards and all other promotional material
Advertising your own E-mail name on printed stationery has a more professional look
Promote your business using the WWW
Free Mail accounts makes you look unprofessional and not to say cheap