Internet Help for Beginners

If you, or someone you know, is nervous or a little overwhelmed by computers and the internet, you have come to the right place. Our goal is to help explain the basics so you can develop a level of comfort using computers and the internet.

Why it is Important to Become Comfortable on the Internet

Many tasks used to be handled for free by phone or mail. This included activities such as making reservations, booking travel arrangements, and accessing bank account information. Companies figured out that it is much cheaper to provide these services over the internet. As a result, you find more companies charging fees if you choose to use the phone or mail. To get the free service, you must go online.

As new technology is developed, more features (bells and whistles) get added to the internet, which will make the internet even more overwhelming for a beginner. These advances will also push more services online, making it important for you to start learning the basics today. Our beginner's lessons will teach you all of the basics to get you started. At the end, you will know how to safely navigate the internet, share web sites with friends using email, protect your privacy, and shop online. The hardest part about learning something new is getting started. So, let us take you step-by-step through the basics. Once you develop a basic comfort level with the internet, you will likely find it was a little easier than you thought it would be.

We recommend you start with the following 12 lesson tutorial. It will teach you the basics for navigating the internet.

12 Lesson Tutorial

We know how easy it is to forget things. Don't worry, we have that covered. You can always come back to the lessons by using our 'Quick Access for Beginners' drop-down list in the right column of each page. The drop-down list provides a link to all of the Beginners Lessons. (Javascript required):

Once you Complete the 'Internet for Beginners' Tutorial

When you have completed the 12 lessons and begin building comfort using the internet, we highly recommend you take the Internet Security for Beginners tutorial. We also provide an Email for Beginners tutorial and Advanced Lessons to take advantage of features on your computer and the internet that will improve your overall experience.

Good Luck

Our goal is to make you comfortable using the ever expanding internet. We especially want to reach out to online beginners and let them know it is not too late to get started. Think of a family member or friend who may find this web site helpful and forward it to them today. We wish you Good Luck and an Enjoyable Journey on the Internet. also provides easy access to trusted retailers. We keep things simple for you by only listing stores with a long history of name recognition. We would like to be your one stop source for online shopping with stores like Macy's, Target, Walmart, and Best Buy. Thank You and Best Wishes.

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