Just sharing this rather good ebook for wordpress newbies about using
the platform as a cms -i.e using static pages,like a traditional site-along with
standard blog pages.
Of course it's a link to ithemes -who are one of the new hotshot prebuilt theme builders out there,but it really does explain in a very easy to understand way how to get started.
I'm not affiliated with it by the way,just getting started with this online make squillions business myself,but i've got heaps of free advice and info here so far,so here's something back.
WordPress as a CMS: Tutorials and Resources