I appreciate where you are coming from. It’s absolutely a volatile market and shit happens. However, there are times when a builder like this makes sense. For example, if a person is only wanting to make a quick “business card” web site, then this is a great way to go.
I always council, when asked about builders like this, that they never store any content only in the site builder and don’t expect to be able to “download” or move the site once built. For these people, paying someone like me to build their web site is out of the question. However, if I am going to recommend that they go with a themed page builder like this, it’s important for me to try it for myself to know if it actually works.
I’ve been totally putting off updating my personal site for years (I’m embarrassed to say how many, but it’s built around iframes, if that tells you anything). So, I figured I would try to rebuild the site using this tool just as a proof-of-concept.
So far, I think this builder is interesting but definitely a work-in-progress. It’s a checkbox on a comparison form rather than being a real solution so far, but it has potential.