What people think when they going to build their first web site? They do not want to spend any money, because they are not sure if their web-creation will survive; some people even not quite sure if they need it at all. Most of them have little knowledge of how to create a website – blog or forum or whatever they going to build.
So, they need the web hosting which is 1. Free 2. Has some templates for this or that kind of web site. I would make a remark that in a short time some of those newbies will need more options, more space, faster connections and so on.
UcoZ.com – maybe the the best of the free web site makers you can find. It’s quite easy to check – millions of users already use this service; according to official ucoz statistics there are hundreds of thousands of forums, personal pages, online stores, online games pages, photo albums… At the moment Ucoz.com offers 17 main modules which can be adapted for different tasks and combined in any way to become the site of any purpose and complexity. And everything is free. Well, if you use free service they put an adds on your page, but who doesn’t know about adblocks? And of course you can spend some money and choose from variety of the paid services offered by UcoZ
Good Luck and CYO!