I'm sure that many users did the same, but I never read the instructions before starting off with lightroom. As a consequence, I've now learnt about a lot of cool features, which I'm going back and adding to my database, which would have been done a lot quicker had I implemented them in the first place! Many of these things I'm able to do by myself, but this one I need a little help with.
I've always added shots to lightroom simply by dragging them from the card to the computer manually, then pointing Lightroom at the folder they're in.
The folder organisation is fairly logical, and you can see it here:
Thanks for your time!