There's a ton of WordPress how-to information available on the internet for anyone who's willing to dig through the bad and the good. Sometimes it helps to just immerse yourself in a topic with a few good books.
These are the four a suggest to anyone who wants to go deeper into WordPress.
WordPress: The Missing Manual: The Book That Should Have Been in the Box 3rd Edition
WordPress To Go: How To Build A WordPress Website On Your Own Domain, From Scratch, Even If You Are A Complete Beginner