How to Hold a Guitar Pick

Learning how to hold the guitar pick correctly is one of the first things you should learn when you decide to learn the guitar. If you learn it well in the beginning, you’ll never need to worry about it again, and it’ll make your learning experience much easier. Many beginners instinctively hold the pick between…

Guitar Exercises for Beginners by Guitar Head | Book Review

Guitar Exercises for Beginners by Guitar Head | Book Review

Guitar instructors say that a good player is made in the practice room. This is because it’s the only place where you can build the muscle memory, stamina, and dexterity you need to advance your guitar skills. But the thing is, beginner guitar students often don’t know what they are supposed to practice. Even if…

MemberPress Review on a Real Membership Site (2022 Case Study)

TheGuitarLesson.com was started in 2008 as a membership site selling subscriptions to access video guitar lessons. Since then, over 100,000 paying members have paid for subscriptions on this site. I originally used the s2Member plugin to handle memberships and payments. It was always hard to use, required custom coding, and lacked features I would have…

5 Guitar Games to Help You Learn Guitar

Do you think you’re too old for games? Think again! Guitar games are great for getting you to learn several guitar concepts, that you would otherwise have to learn by mending over a book and studying/memorizing. And no, they’re not just for children, adult guitar students use guitar games all the time as well. For…

8 Best Guitar Lesson YouTube Channels

8 Best Guitar Lesson YouTube Channels

There are a LOT of guitar lesson YouTube channels created by guitar players of various skill levels. Some of them are advanced players, some, well, not so much. While I believe beginners should not learn guitar on YouTube since the barrage of lessons provide no clear direction to follow, intermediate and advanced guitarists can satisfy…

Blues Guitar Rhythm Styles

There are several types of blues guitar rhythm styles to play around with when you start experimenting with the blues. Some of them will be more characteristic of what you already know to be the blues, and in others, you will hear similarities with other genres.  Here are your basic blues rhythm styles: Shuffle Straight-four…

Guitar Pick Tips and Guide

The guitar pick (aka plectrum) you use is one of the most overlooked parts of most beginner guitar lessons, so I want to share some guitar pick tips with you. Believe it or not, the guitar pick you use makes a huge impact on both the tone you get from your guitar and the ease with which you…