Making Cash On The Web is a serious attempt to compile useful information about making money on the internet. It is a combination of things that I have learned myself, as well as information culled from other sources. It is NOT about get rich quick schemes, or wierd marketing programs. I am not going to sell you anything.
There are a lot of basic html tutorials on the web. A particularly good one has been done by Case Western Reserve University.
In the long run, learning to use HTML is vital if you intend to make cash on the web. It will allow you to adjust and redesign your pages—including your WordPress templates—to maximize your ads and personalize the look.