This website from [EDIT] Floopie is a very good resource for people starting off with PHP, MySql and blogging. If and when you get stuck with your install of your blog and dont know where to turn, these tutorials, in very simple and lucid english (written by an accomplished programmer and web designer, I must add) will get you going again. Check them out when you get a chance, or if they seem overwhelming right now, remember to come back and look them up when you DO need them. More tutorials are added everyday. Some of the work there include
MySQL Tutorial – This tutorial is for setting up a MySQL database.
Email Setup Tutorial – This tutorial is to help you set up your email client with a domain email address you have created in your control panel.
Blog Tutorials – Skinning a blog – This tutorial will help you set up a blog with different themes or skins.
Protect your site tutorials – HOTLINK Protection Tutorial – This tutorial is to prevent people from using your graphics on your domain on their domain. They will be stealing the graphic and raising your bandwidth by doing so.