Before you get started there are numerous brain-taxing questions to answer, such as the type of website you really need, and the level of design control you'll be comfortable with.
This partly explains why there is currently a cloud of half-finished personal sites floating around the internet like space debris.
Web designer Matt isherwood reveals how to choose a website-building tool, then how to fine-tune it into a humdinger of a personal hub...
Before you start thinking about fonts and hosting, you need to decide on the type of site you want.
Do you want a site with fixed content, a regularly updated feed or a simple personal landing page?
Decide this first, as it'll help you choose which service is going to be the most suitable.