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How Glenn Sakamoto Built a Successful Independent Surf Publication

As you know, we're continually looking for ways to diversify the lineup of guests on our show. For this interview I decided to dig into my personal passion for surfing. Glenn Sakamato created Liquid Salt magazine, which is one of the most successful independent surf publications online. I've always been impressed by how well executed it was so I finally decided to reach out to him and get him here on BlogcastFM.
  • How Glenn's  Background Designing for Surf Companies Impacted Liquid Salt 
  • Why Surfing Helped Glenn Get Through a Period of Unhappiness in his Life
  • The Importance of Building a Financial Reserve Before You Leave Your Job
  • Why You Need To Work on the Areas That You're Weak In
  • Leveraging Relationships To Gain Clients Through Referrals
  • How Glenn Has Scored High Profile Interviews With Surfing Celebrities
  • The Key to Asking Questions that Cause Interviews to Stand Out
  • How Glenn Used  Free Advertising to Get Paid Sponsors for Liquid Salt
  • What Glenn Looks for In Terms of Web Design
  • How Liquid Salt Built a Facebook Fan Base of 11,000 Fans
  • The Benefits of Being a Content Curator
Glenn Sakamoto is a graphic designer who wanted to turn his passion for surfing into a website that would welcome all levels of surfers – from grom to mom, from beginner to expert. He knows in his heart that surfing was about real stories, lived by real people, and that they are the true soul of surfing. You can follow him on twitter @liquidsalt.
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