Okay, so maybe there's more than one way to learn Ruby. I'm going to list a bunch of different sources that exist (free and paid) to help you get started on your path towards learning Ruby.
One thing that you might ask yourself is: "Should I learn Ruby or just learn Rails?"
If you're like me, you probably had a tough time in school, trying to concentrate on what the Teacher was talking about during class. I would literally sit in the back corner so the teacher couldn't tell that I was sleeping...
These days most people use their computers more often, but there's also more people creating websites, whether it be personal or Business. While this doesn't mean you need to learn HTML and CSS it does mean require you to be a bit more technical.
It is vital to select your web designer with care, as you will need the right professional to plan and create you a great site to market your online business.