Interview Questions for Content Creators to Use

86 Interview Questions for Content Creators to Use


Here is a long and exhausting list of examples of interview questions for content creators to use for any occasion. One great way to produce content for an audience is by conducting interviews with thought leaders and interesting characters in your field. You should go into the interview with questions prepared ahead of time. The questions should always be tailored to your subject and interview, but here are different examples that should inspire your journey.

“ABOUT THEM” INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

Who are you and what is your role in all of this?

Did you go to college? What did you study? Was it amazing or a mistake?

What kind of place did you grow up in and how did that affect your journey?

What was your family like growing up?

What’s the most cherished memory of your childhood?

What do you think about when you don’t have to think about anything?

How do you define success?

What song should be your theme music?

What is your spirit animal?

What is your zodiac sign and what does that say about you?

“RELATIONSHIPS” INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

What qualities do you seek in a significant other?

Are you in a relationship?

What is your ideal first date?

What has been a telltale sign someone is in to you?

What is your favorite thing about your best friend?

Do you have any kids?

Do you have any pets?

Are there any pets you wish you had?

What TV/Film pair portrayed the best example of what a romantic relationship should be?

“INTERESTS” INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

What activity or activities do you like to spend your time on?

When surfing the internet, what are three non-social media websites that you visit on a regular basis?

If you were going to a music festival, what are the bands you want to see in the lineup?

What is your ideal last meal?

What is your guilty pleasure?

What brands do you think best exemplify you?

What is your favorite movie of all time?

What is your favorite tv show of all time?

What is your favorite book of all time?

What is your favorite podcast of all time?

What is your favorite song of all time?

Do you think “hobbies” and “passions” are the same thing? How are they different?

“PERSONAL FINANCE” INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

How much money do you make per year/month/day? Do you feel underpaid, right-sized-paid or overpaid?

Do you own or rent your home? What is your monthly rent/mortgage?

Where do you put your money?

Did you ever participate in anything remotely “get-rich-quick”? Did it pay off or was it a huge mistake?

What is the most expensive non-essential that you have ever bought?

What is your “F*** You Money” number?

What subscriptions do you pay for?

What is your prized possession?


“LAUNCHING A NEW PRODUCT” INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

In a few sentences, what is [product] about?

What about your education or work background brought you to this point?

What other product would you compare this to?

How is this different from any other product in history?

Why did the world need this product?

How will you define the success or failure of this product?

What data point besides sales is the most important to you?

What marketing tactics are tried and true necessary steps you feel like you must take?

What is the most unconventional or out of the box marketing tactic you are using to launch this product?

If you had to focus all efforts on sales, education, instruction, or something else, what would you choose?

What is your experience working with publishers, distributors or other third parties involved?

If you had to staff a team of five people from the start of this thing, what roles would everyone have?

How did you come up with the name for this product?

How important is social media? Why?

How can brands today create a more meaningful experience with their customers using different techniques or technologies?

“HOLDING A MOVEMENT OR EVENT” INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

In a few sentences, what is [the movement] about?

Why is [the movement] important?

Why does this need to happen now?

Who are some of the other key individuals involved in this?

What are some of the activities that go into something like that?

What was the most difficult project management task of putting this all together?

What other existing event or movement would you compare this to?

How is this different from any other event or movement in history?

What marketing tactics are tried and true necessary steps you feel like you must take?

How did you come up with the name for this movement or event?

“FOR ARTISTS” INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

What do you like about your work?

What do you dislike about your work?

How would you describe your style?

How would you describe your process for creation?

How do you put a monetary value on your work?

What is the most integral part of the process for an artist to create art?

How has your process changed over time? Has it been for the better?

What tool is most integral to your success?

Where do you get your inspiration?

What was the most impressive era for art to you?

Do you find the work lonely? How do you counteract that?

What was the biggest mistake you ever made?

What do you dislike about the art world?

What is the oddest piece of art you have ever seen?

Does digital art have as much staying power or value as physical art?

“TODAY’S CLIMATE” INTERVIEW QUESTIONS

What do you think is the most significant problem people face today?

What is the biggest danger that technology is hoisting upon humanity?

What will be the major tech story of this year?

What viral trend do you think is very smart or stupid?

What institution or social process is in desperate need of an update?

What is the most important political issue? Least important that is made out to be big?

What profession do you think is a mistake to get into in this day and age?

What will be the most unexpected result of artificial intelligence?

Do you think people are angrier and more passionate today?

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