Easy website builder w/ hosting

http://onepagerapp.com/ lets you create your own business website without technical knowledge, and host it cheaply, too.

Inc, Tech said, "Business owners enter the name of their company, a tagline, and body text on a template provided by Onepager. The site registers the company’s domain name and helps create custom email addresses. The company says its product strips away any technical knowledge that may keep a company from building its own website."  
If you'd like to avoid having to build that vanity business website for your brother-in-law, looks like a good choice.

However, Blogger, Google's web logging service which creates, hosts and manages this site, is also free and allows building some attractive web pages, or you can use free tools to create the web page(s) like MarkdownPad, a full-featured Markdown editor for Windows XP-Vista-7, which does text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers, converting text to structurally valid XHTML (or HTML), using .NET 4.0 and Windows Presentation Foundation 4 frameworks.