So what exactly is a Flip Video Camera and how do you use it?  Here are a few videos from YouTube to help get you started:

Step by Step on the very basics of getting started, including putting in the batteries, turning on the camera, and video tips.

 

Step by Step Guide on the Getting the video from the camera into Moviemaker.

¬†Computer World’s Review of the Flip Camera, which includes tips for using the camera.