How to Find Interview Subjects for Your Blog Posts and Articles

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Perhaps the most daunting aspect of freelance writing is in finding interview subjects. Many writers are shy or have no idea how to find folks to interview. The thing is, it’s a lot easier than they think. Everyone has something to sell or promote and you’d be hard pressed to find anyone who says “no.” Still, unless you have a specific person in mind you might be a little overwhelmed or unsure of the possibilities. Again, finding interview subjects is easy….if you know where to look. Who to Interview? Unless you have a specific person in mind, you might be [Read more…]

Interviewing Experts: How Do You Know What to Ask?

by Deborah Ng Today I received an interesting comment to my post 10 Freelance Writing Multitasks. Nina asked: Thanks for the list, those are excellent tips. But my question is, when you are interviewing an expert, how do you know what questions to ask? Do you have any pointers on asking the right questions? That’s a very good question, with some very good answers. Many writers hesitate to interview experts or well-known people because they think they won’t know what to ask. If you know your subject well, the questions will be plentiful and you won’t run out of things [Read more…]

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