I've been taking on the occasional client, undercharging for my hours to meet market rates, but I just discovered Wordpress and I realized I can have enough output (you know for the average site someone wants to have built) and I can charge extra for custom plugins or Laravel or other solutions that require something more than Wordpress.
After 2018 I would like to start taking on clients - I would like to have the following on my portfolio
-Ecommerce site for local business built with Woocommerce
-Ecommerce site built for another local business built with Woocommerce
-consolidatedutilities.com rewritten in Laravel, possibly with a new design
-effinghamministorage.com possibly redone with wordpress
-pwsmeetup.com - a social media site for people with prader willi syndrome written in Laravel
-umstream.net - a streaming audio site for Umphrey's Mcgee written with Laravel and React
Would listing these sites be a good idea or a bad idea? Should I use Google Adwords? How much do I need to save up for advertising when I build a site advertising services?
I'm going to offer hosting and security. I'm studying Cyber Security and I don't know if I should put that.
I have Schizophrenia and Bipolar and it's a lot harder for me to communicate professionally that it is for most people. Presenting myself well will be a challenge, but I know that my work will be good. I have to work very hard at this, it doesn't come naturally to me, at least not since my diagnosis.
Thank you for your help, studying Cyber Security I feel like it's very important for me to work on being professional and moral.