I haven’t built a static Web site in a while. It looks like the tools have advanced quite a bit. I like weebly a lot after trying it for 10 minutes – they have nice templates. I think all of these will support using your own domain name too.
- http://www.synthasite.com/ (didn’t try this one, but looks similar)
For multimedia (flash):
I discovered these in a TechCrunch post about Wix, a new tool that hasn’t launched yet.