Start Here! Beginner Basics

If you’re new to this site, here are some recommended resources to start with—from basic skills, to beginner equipment. 🙂

Basic Skills for Beginner Guitar Players

If you’re new to learning guitar, these posts will serve you very well:

  1. Free Online Guitar Lessons (several options, for various skill levels)
  2. 39 Easy Beginner Guitar Songs (w/ chords & a demo video for each)
  3. How to Tune a Guitar (without a Tuner)
  4. How to Strum a Guitar (with various demos)
  5. How to Use a Guitar Strap (with examples of popular guitarists)

Beginner Guitar Equipment

Here are some buying guides you may find useful as well. Each one carefully explains what to look for, and then reviews specific options:

  1. Best Blues Acoustic Guitars
  2. Best Acoustic Guitars for Kids
  3. Best Yamaha Acoustic Guitars
  4. Snark Tuner Comparison & Review

If you’d like to see even more posts, check out our ultimate guitar reviews and in-depth guitar basics section as well.

Hope it helps! 🙂