50 Web Publishing Apps

Website homestead.com


Now owned by accounting giant Intuit, Homestead has been around since 1998 in various forms. As a site building service aimed at small businesses, unfortunately, it feels like a relic in an age of snappy, responsive user interfaces and socially-engaged web providers.

Phone support
Huge image library of simple stock photographs
Trial period requires credit card at sign-up
Cancellation by phone only
Available templates are very poorly designed
The layout tool UI and functionalities are quite dated
No export capability
Existing domains have to be transferred rather than mapped
Starts at $4.99 per month