So here are some sites that have helped me out with my web building activities 🙂 Hope they help some of you too!
http://plugboard.org/ – Get a plugboard – where people can leave their button linked to their site.
http://www.shoutmix.com/ – Another board.. but people can type messages that show up instantly on your site.
http://tools.pingdom.com/ – Test your website’s speed and other things.
http://www.photobucket.com/ – You can host your images here