topology tips tricks ??

hi guys my topology is bad errm very bad ime trying to follow dark scarabs tutorial but i am getting stuck very early on the problem arises when i come to do the lower half of the front of the car where i have to go around the lights i have tried numerous ways and well theye always look very messy do any of u have any tips on creating nice flowing topology there are some screenies bellow of some of my first attempts i have improved since these but not much

i can’t open the jpg for some reason.

sorry imageshack seems to be rife with spyware atm