We had the good fortune of connecting with Rhami Aboud and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Rhami, other than deciding to work for yourself, what was the single most important decision you made that contributed to your success?
1 word: FOCUS When I started my business, we weren’t doing well to be completely honest. For the first few years we were just barely breaking even and I was all over the place. We were offering web design (WordPress, Shopify, Webflow), SEO, digital marketing and we were spread too thin. When I decided to really focus on one thing: Web Design + Development using Webflow then things really started to take off! First of all, I was able to concentrate on the thing that I knew best which helped me as an owner in all aspects of the biz: sales, technical discussions, estimating price/timelines and more. Second we were able to start delivering extremely high-quality work and this is the most important thing you can offer. My clients were thrilled with their websites so they started sending us referrals and things started to grow organically.

Can you give our readers an introduction to your business? Maybe you can share a bit about what you do and what sets you apart from others?
What sets us apart is that we create websites that really stand out from the rest, and we focus on working with B2B Startups mainly. Most agencies can’t compete with the quality of our work and they charge 2-3x more for it! Also we donate a portion of our profits to charity, I believe in giving back and that’s the reason why I’m here so I want my business to reflect that. It wasn’t an easy road to get here however, I’ve had to undergo a tremendous amount of personal growth along the way. Starting a business is as much a personal journey as it is anything else and you really have to face your demons if you really want to succeed.

With this growth I was able to build and grow Arch Web Design into what it’s become today and have found enough balance in my life to start a second business focusing on building amazing websites for Realtors. The new business was very personal for me because my dad is a realtor and he was struggling when he first started out (being a bit older and not hip to social media lol), so I made it my mission to help him and others in the same situation.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
I’d like to give thanks to my parents and bro for always being there to support me. When I took the risk to quit my 9-5 job and jump into entrepreneurship I knew they would be there if I ever needed anything so that played a big part in my ability to take a risk like that.

Website: archcowebdesign.com
Linkedin: linkedin.com/in/rhami

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