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How to Get into the Guitar and Actually Stick to it

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Written by Colleen from Coustii.com

Are you having trouble pulling your guitar out for another practice because you just can’t get in the mood? You might be feeling like it’s too hard and that what you’ve done so far isn’t good enough. Well, you might be caught in a slump, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t kick yourself out of it.

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Online Guitar Lessons: Who does it best?

Learning to play with online guitar lessons definitely has it’s advantages. One of them is the ability to just pick up right where you left off at anytime. In most cases, you get what you pay for.  But you can still find some good learning videos for free or donation if you know where to look. Even if you’re already taking private lessons you might find throwing some online guitar lessons in the mix is actually helpful.

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Buzzing Strings and How to Avoid Them

If you are just starting out, know that when you play the guitar you might run into one of the more common problems: buzzing strings.

Tune your guitar before you start playing and check it’s tune as you play.  (Check out our tuning guide for more information.) There are great tuners out there like the or .  Strings that are in tune will sound clear and crisp.  So, when you have a guitar that is in tune, you should not have buzzing strings.

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A Guide to Chord Changes

You may find that some things are actually more difficult than you expected when learning how to play the guitar. Certain things, like changing chords and keeping your rhythm down, can be quite a challenge when you are just starting. For anyone out there who is struggling with chord changes, here are a few tips.

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