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What I Read and How I Read It: Karl Sakas

Posted by Laura @Pistachio Fitton on 8/27/15 11:30 AM

We love to learn as much as we can from our speakers, and we've found their answers to these 10 quick questions pretty inspiring and informative. It's a bit like shadowing along on their workday and having a peek over their shoulder to see how they remain so creative and productive. We call the series "What I Read and How I Read It." Read more of them by clicking here and scrolling down.

karl-sakas_headshot-suit_1000x1000-783873-editedToday's guest #INBOUND15 speaker is Karl Sakas, Consultant & Coach, Sakas & Company. Through his answers get a look at how he manages to keep up with critical info online.

HubSpot Partners can catch Karl's talk Scale to Win: How to Grow Your Agency Without Breaking on the Partner Track on Wednesday 9/9 at 12:45 pm. (Click here to build your INBOUND schedule).

What is your #1 source for staying on top of your world?

Twitter for industry news. Facebook for jokes and breaking news.

When and what do you read online?

I read throughout the day (outside of my "heads down" time), based on what I see on Twitter, on Facebook, and via email newsletters.

What is your favorite place on the web?

HubSpot's Agency Blog (fka Agency Post) and the Inbound.org community

Which people or feeds or blogs do you follow?

  • Facebook for entertainment
  • HubSpot's Agency Blog for industry news
  • Seth Godin for inspiration

Who is someone undiscovered that we should be reading?

Phil Buckley (@1918 and 1918.me)

What is your biggest pet peeve about content? 

Content that doesn't add value

What is the most memorable piece of content of all time?

It's actually a list signup premium: Jon Morrow's "52 Headline Hacks" PDF

How would you rank your favorite social apps?


If content types were stocks...

Which ones would you buy, which would you sell, and which would you hold?

BUY: blog posts, books, interactive content (tools), newsletters, podcasts

HOLD: ebooks, infographics, slide decks, video

SELL: white papers

What haven't we asked you that you'd like to talk about?

Hobbies outside of work? I volunteer as a bartender on a 1930s railroad car


Be on hand in Boston to get more first hand insights and behind-the-scenes tips like these from the world's top growth experts live and in person. INBOUND 2016 is November 8-11 at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. Register now. 

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