Several of my posts are themed journals. They're intended as a series on the same subject that if read in order form a loose guide of sorts. For ease of reading this page lists these journals in chronological order.
Black Lion 101
Making your seed money
Learning to flip items
Levelling Crafting the Profitable Way:
(first published on GW2-Market's forums)
Part One: Starting Out.
Part Two: Building on your base & renown recipes.
Part Three: Facing slowed progress & flipping undercutters.
Part Four: Immediate easy profit.
Part Five: Crafters love karma & vendor selling for profit.
Part Six: Reaching the halfway point.
But I don't have much time...:
(Ways to make money with only small time investments)
Part One: Salvaging for Ectos
Part Two: Reliable Markets