3 Things You Should Do When Planning A Blog Interview

Hello everyone it’s Zainab here, welcome or welcome back to the blog! I’ve had the pleasure of getting to do quite a few interviews this year – and I get a lot of questions about how to conduct them (I’ve done a whole post on that here!) But another one I get asked is what you should do when you’re planning the interview. Well, I’ll be sharing what to do today, let’s jump into the post!

Have A Look At Their Previous Interviews

Looking at the interviewee’s previous interviews will allow you to see roughly how they answer questions!

Are they long or short answers? Detailed or vague answers?

All of these factors will help you figure out how many questions you should answer and whether you should ask questions for deep responses or not!

Research Through Their Social Media

As said in my previous post, research is definitely key to the interview questions, so you understand more about the person. But, I would say, when doing research, try using their social media instead of something like Wikipedia! Because, their social media is personal to them, you can see any external projects or interests they have that could become really interesting talking points in the interview!

Have A Main Theme In Mind

If you can only find a few talking points, keep those as your main theme and part of the title! That way, people know what’s coming in the interview, and you can elaborate specifically on that topic by asking follow up questions to continue the conversation!

Thanks so much for reading this post – I hope it was helpful for anybody that wants to start doing blog interviews. Let me know if you’ll start doing them too, I’d love to see your posts!

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