I always avoid those annoying ads on the side of the page.
Free FamilySearch is at: familysearch.org
Make sure you use 1) Advanced Search and 2) Record Search pilot to get the hundreds of millions of names being indexed from digitized versions of original records from around the world.
On your surnames that you added to Surname Groups Needed. When you added those names that means you wanted someone to create those groups for you so that you could add your information to it. Now if you want to create a group, go to groups and then on the right you will see add groups. Start there, it is real easy to do. If you start a group let me know and I will announce it.