I have spent a dull afternoon at work looking for good advice for BJJ newbies like myself, and I came across this fantastic resource, and have spent the rest of the afternoon reading through it:
I found it through this equally brilliant website:
Additional links I have been waisting time on, mostly redirected from the above webpage include this from grapplearts.com, which is a brilliant website:
And this from something called Aesopian, which I had never heard of before:
All great stuff for beginners, but I cannot recommend that free book highly enough.