Recently our owner and head of business development here at Lform, Ian Loew, talked to Michael Podolsky of Pissed Consumer for their video series on becoming a successful entrepreneur. In the interview, Ian discusses a wide range of topics including his background as a graphic artist, the formulation of Lform, how developing a niche for your services is a vital aspect of success, how he deals with bad online reviews, resolving disputes with clients, and common scams that occur within the web design industry.
Whether you’re a seasoned business owner or an aspiring entrepreneur, you’ll find a lot of insightful information in their discussion.
00:00 – Introduction
00:59 – About Ian Loew, the founder of Lform Design
03:36 – “How did you start Lform?”
05:20 – “When did you realize: ‘It’s a success’?”
06:20 – “How do you choose your clients?”
08:45 – About types of scams that might harm your business
10:44 – How to resolve disputes with clients
13:20 – About the types of contracts needed when dealing with clients
14:42 – About online reviews, fake reviews, and your reputation
16:02 – About the value of online reviews for businesses
17:46 – Tips for young entrepreneurs
18:52 – Conclusion