If you are new to Bitcoin and feeling a little overwhelmed then I have produced a step by step guide to get your started. Be prepared, there is a lot to take in, it will get complicated and will take you a while to get your head around.
This is not a conclusive list, just a bunch of things to help you get started.
Step 1: Watch Some Videos
Watch the following as a good introduction:
- How Bitcoin Works in 5 Minutes
- Introduction to Bitcoin video by Andreas M. Antonopoulos
- Bitcoin documentary (this will give you a good background to Bitcoin)
- All the introductory videos about Bitcoin
- The Beginner’s Guide to Bitcoin