Creating a Wordpress account is quite simple. Simply follow the steps below to get started. Visual aids are screen shots to help with the process.
Step 1: Go to http://wordpress.com
Step 2: Click the "Sign up now" button. Visual Aid
Step 3: Enter the required information. Be sure to select "Just a username, please." Visual Aid
Step 4: You will receive an email confirming your new account. The email will contain instructions on how to get started using Wordpress.