Thank you for taking the WordPress DIY assessment.
You are definitely game for going DIY. You might even consider using a free account at WordPress.com to get started. Then if and when you want to go to the next level you can migrate your site to a self hosted platform.
First I would join a local WordPress meetup group and check out a WordCamp
If you do want your own site on your own hosting account check out the companies I recommend below.
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