Remember when you first signed up with Salesforce.com? You got your first few introductory emails, carefully read each one and then started to explore your new cloud environment right? Probably not. Most of us where so excited to begin we dove straight into configuring our Org and building some cool processes in the cloud.
Those introductory emails, especially with recommended videos should not be overlooked. Here is a good link to all the Quick Starts: https://help.salesforce.com/apex/HTPopularTopicsDetail