These are very good Building WordPress Starter Videos. This is a simple series from Andrew Hanson. He is a very accomplished web marketer from Australia. The first video gives you two tweaks to use when setting up your brand new blog.
Setting your permalinks, I like using just the /%postname/ also. His Creating a Post title advise is good .
Second video in the Andrew Hanson Building a WordPress Website series. In this Video Article he gives you tips to use while writing your content. Keyword Density, and where your keyword needs to be. What is a ” More Tag” and how to use it to minimize Duplicate content on your site. This is a great explanation on how the “More” tag works.
Check out Building a Worpress Website Video Page 2.