Thanks for the comments about my other blogs! The Excel blog is definitely pretty niche, but I sprinkle in some productivity ones here and there.
So Coda requires an e-mail that is a Google account not for e-mail but rather for Google Drive. Coda docs are stored in your Google Drive, so the only permissions are around Google Drive. Here’s the full detail on why we require Google Drive access: https://help.coda.io/faq/your-data-and-coda/why-does-coda-need-access-to-my-google-drive. Hope this helps!