Setting up a website

A personal website... useful for a freelance translator or a waste of space and time? A quick and very unscientific survey among friends and colleagues yielded comments like 'very useful tool' and 'excellent idea', but the most interesting observation was that it might be "a good idea for putting off the customers you don't want, not just attracting the ones you do want. It might also be reassuring for authors?" So hopefully I'll attract the customers I want and reassure some authors in the process. Here goes...