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iWeb good for business website?

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Is iWeb a good choice to use as a small (very small) business website? I am an artist and want a basic website where I can post pictures of my pottery art with short descriptions. I want the public to be able to click on thumbnails and have them appear larger also. I may also want to have ability for public to purchase my art thru the website.

Also, I read in a newsletter that "anything written on sites made in iWeb shows up as a graphic" and so are unsearchable since search engines index text only. Hence, "people would not be able to find my site in a simple search." Is this true? I am a neophyte Mac user and appreciate any responses in very basic, non-computerize language. Thanks!
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Thank you! My gut told me that the point about "text turned into graphic" was onerous, since the person stating it also has a business that evaluates your website (for a fee) and that this may be a way to drum up business. But since I'm so non-tech savvy, I thought I'd ask people who would know.
I'll look into Rapidweaver. Thanks for the idea!
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