The best place to start is to figure out why you want a website in the first place!
What is it you're looking for?
Do you want a personal site to share family photos and stories, or are you looking to build your business?
Are you involved with a charitable organization?
Are you promoting a hobby, a product, or yourself?
Do you want to Blog?
How big a site are you looking for?
What information do you want to share?
A site needs content - written content - and it needs pictures, whether they be photos, drawings, graphics, or a combination of all.