You will need some tools to help you create and upload your webpages. To edit web pages, you need a webpage editor. There are many webpage editors in the market, with the popular ones like Microsoft FrontPage and Macromedia Dreamweaver. However, you can also get a FREE web design software (NVU) from http://www.nvu.com.
When you have completed editing your webpages, you are ready to upload them unto your hosting account. To do that, you will need a FTP software. (FTP simply stands for File Transfer Protocol)
Similarly, there are many different types of FTP softwares in the market. You can get a free one (FIlezilla) from this site http://filezilla.sourceforge.net.