a text press space and select add/text.
Tape your text.
your font switch to editmode (F9), press load
font and select your new font.
Blender only supports postscript type 1 fonts, here is their
icon ( windows) :
your text or logo hold down Ext1, Ext2 gives
a bevel to your text and BevResol its definition.
c allows you to switch from curves to a mesh, this allows
you to edit the mesh and give another shape to your text
(to do a logo for example).
5 : Subsurf modelling