There are many factors to consider when you are designing a website, from layout, to colors, graphics and branding. I find the best way to design a website is to keep things simple. Start by drawing a plan of what your homepage will look like in an app or on a sheet of paper.
You can also do a little bit research first and checkout other websites. Keep in mind a list of what it is that you are attracted to. Look out for fonts, color schemes and layouts. You can then write down some of these elements and incorporate them into your plan.
To further help you along the way, we put together a list of our top design tips to consider when designing your website. Happy designing!