At the end of the day, everyone has to decide what’s best for them. If you have a business, you must have a website. You’re not “legit” if you don’t. If you are an individual building a personal brand, I would say it makes sense to maintain your own personal website.
Yes, this is my “Hello World!” post after only seven years in business. Starting a business is hard. But it’s also one of the best things I’ve ever done, and I think it can be for you, too.