In this article you can learn how to create Lead Statuses for your new & existing leads.
We have a good video here which demos how to create a lead status:
1. To add a communication first go to 'Setup'.
2. Now select 'Data'.
3. Then click on the 'Lead Statuses' tab.
4. Now select '+New Lead Status' in the top right corner.
5. Here you can now create a New Lead Status.