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As others have noted, the investment of time really depends on what you want your map to do. A complex, well-designed tool will require a similarly complex back end. The good news is that most of the available tools are highly scalable, meaning you can start for simple, free (or very cheap) optional and build up in the future. If you have no background in ...
There's quite a few applications out there as already mentioned in the other posts but StatPlanet is also quite decent.
The complexity of an online map is widely dependent on several things; first being what api/platform you want to use (CartoDB, ArcGIS Online, Google Maps, etc...). What API/platform is best to use will be at least partially dependent on several other factors though, such as what licensing restrictions you can work within (ex: most of Google's api's ...
http://www.esri.com/software/arcgis/arcgisonline/features/free-personal-account What about a free arcgisonline account, not exactly sure what you need here, but you could make a webmap and add data as a demo without any coding at all.
Take a look at MangoMap, CartoDB and OpenGeo Suite.
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