I have assembled some of my best posts that are targeted at helping new genealogists who are just starting their family history research.
5 Tips for Choosing an Online Database
Create A Family Tree Online - The Pros and Cons
How Do I Start My Family Tree? - Eight Easy Steps
Genealogy Begins at Home
Tips to Becoming a More Productive Genealogist
Navigating the Beginner's Guides to Genealogy Research