I wouldn't buy Zygor guides. As a player since path 1.10 (around 7 years now) Ive seen a hearty wow community flourish through each expansion. I am a huge fan of the add on, Carbonite quest. It provides a pumped up version of wow's internal quest database. Also, its recommended to research your servers economy for making gold. http://www.powerwordgold.net/ is a great site for tricks of making gold. Pair it up with http://www.theunderminejournal.com and you'll be on your way to making fast gold to provide for all them alts :P
Level your hero. You need to start leveling him from the moment you have 2-3 units. This isn’t necessary. If you have KotG, DH, BM, FS, or AM you don’t even have to wait for units. However, with the help of units, your hero can very easily overcome creeps. Among players there is a certain understanding – creeping. Creeping is the destruction of neutral units in order to gain experience. If you kill a creep you earn gold. A gold number and a plus sign will appear on the screen. Sometimes, you need to kill them in order to earn more gold for building purposes.