Read up. The internet is flushed with all
kinds of articles on stamp collecting. Regret to say that there is no shortcut to be good in one thing. More so for philately.
For a traditionalist like me, nothing beats the focal attention when holding a real printed book, finding a cozy corner and learn. At any stage of one’s collecting journey, there is bound to be a book out there that can further enrich your knowledge.
For the internet savvy new generation of collectors. The eagerness to get up to speed can be met by the various video feeds condensing years of knowledge into a clip.
Regardless of which medium one chooses. Investment of time is essential to get the breadth and depth.