The quickest route to success is finding someone who has already achieved it and having them teach you. The global network entrepreneur organization offers peer to peer learning. Quora.com, the question and answer site, has a forum popular with the tech set, featuring entrepreneurs like AOL cofounder Steve Case. Etsy has an internal team that educates sellers. Everything from YouTube tutorials to your local Chamber of Commerce can help link you to those in the know. –Most people who have built a company are very sympathetic to those starting out.