Well, here you are, ready to log in; create your first AWS account and get started!
AWS lives at http://aws.amazon.com, so browse to this location and you will be greeted with the Amazon Web Services home page. From November 1st, 2010, Amazon has provided a free usage tier, which is currently displayed prominently on the front page.
So, to get started click on the Sign Up Now button. You will be prompted with the Web Services Sign In screen. Enter the e-mail address that you would like to be associated with your AWS account and select I am a new user. When you have entered your e-mail address, click on the Sign in using our secure server button.
One of the things worth noting about this sign in screen is the Learn more comment at the bottom of the page, which mentions multi-factor authentication. Multi-factor authentication can be useful where organizations are required to use a more secure form of remote access. If you would like...