If you're not a techie, look for a web hosting company that emphasizes:
- good customer support
- a wide selection of pre-formatted designs, called templates, to which you will be able to add your own text and graphics.
- easy to use page building tools
Here's a list of the best do-it-yourself website hosting companies:
If you're not sure you want to try this approach, these companies all offer a free trial period where you can try out the tools and see if this avenue is for you. Homestead from Intuit, for example, offer a free 30-Day trial.
Setting up a Specialized Website for a profession or an organizationThere are companies that specialize in providing "turnkey" websites that allow you to set up a certain kind of website. For example, a club website might offer a membership database and calendar. Here are some examples:
- Website for a teacher
- Website for a club or organization
- Website for a dentist
- Website for a veterinarian
Just Google the type of website you want. For example: "website for a photographer" or "website for a volunteer firehouse." There's probably a company out there that specializes in it.